Encryption is the process of transforming information using an algorithm to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.

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Packet count per mac address on wireless network

I'd like to get to know how many packets get transferred to a certain MAC address in my wireless network, protected with WPA2. I'm not at all interested in the contents of the packets, I'd just need a ...
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Truecrypt hidden volume space

I am using truecrypt to encrypt thumb drives and laptop harddrive etc, and have a question regarding the hidden volume option. As i understand it, an encrypted volume is created inside another, and ...
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Share a folder to a specific computer without login

is there a way to Share a folder to a specific computer on the network without login? meaning the pc that is sharing the folder has no account authenication
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Changing encryption settings for Microsoft Office 2010/2013

Although there are Office 2013 settings to change how encryption is performed, when you encrypt Open XML Format files (.docx, .xslx, .pptx, and so on) the default values — AES (Advanced Encryption ...
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Getting the EFS Private Key out of system image

I had to recently re-install Windows 7 and I lost my exported private key for EFS. I however have the entirety of my user directory and my figuring that the key must be in there SOMEWHERE. The only ...
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Securely wiping a file on a tmpfs

I have a script that decrypts some data to a tmpfs, the directory is secure (permissions), the machine's swap is encrypted (random key on boot) and when the script is done it does a 35 pass wipe ...
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Mount ecryptfs volume on Windows

I have my Linux /home partition encrypted using ecryptfs, my Linux install is no longer working and I'd like to access files stored on that partition from Windows. Is there a tool/procedure that would ...
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permanently decrypt messages in outlook (S/MIME)

I have messages encrypted with S/MIME in Microsoft Outook. These can only be decrypted with the certificate installed on the client. Encryption stays even when saving the messagesto disk (as .msg) or ...
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Encrypting %userprofile% using EFS?

Is it safe to encrypt my Windows 7 %userprofile% folder using EFS ? i.e. are applications or system logon going to be affected?
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Does truecrypt store plaintext password in memory?

I'm aware that the plaintext password is used to decrypt the header which stores all the decryption details for the actual data. So there is no reason to store the actual password in memory once the ...
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How can I find what type of encryption my DMG is using?

I have an encrypted DMG file on my Mac. Is there any way to use Terminal, and maybe the diskutil command to list what type of encryption the DMG is using? Or perhaps some other command? Or maybe ...
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Signature not removed from keyserver

I noticed that an on uid of my GPG certificate is two times signed with my key. I thought that doesn't make much sense and cleaned the key (gpg --edit-key and then clean). Then i send the key to the ...
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How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup?

How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup? I tried to just provide a new one when doing a backup but was faced with an error. GPGError: GPG Failed How should I proceed to change the ...
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I (stupidly) converted a TrueCrypt encrypted disk to GPT in Disk Management: now TrueCrypt won't mount it

Backstory: After moving a Macrium Reflect disk image from my TrueCrypt external drive (with whole disk encryption) onto a unencrypted drive and using Windows PE with Macrium Reflect to restore my ...
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What's the main difference between encrypting programs and creating encrypted archives?

For example which encryption is stronger? a truecrypt volume or an encrypted 7zip archive (using the same passwords)
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Openssl generating private key

I'm trying to generate a private key with passphrase from the command line. For the same pass:: shmicha and the same algo -aes128 i'm getting differents results. It' is normal ? Please help openssl ...
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Extract pdf / image from doc88 Flash viewer

doc88.com uses some kind of encryption to protect pdf files. I used Chrome developer tools and found that it loads .ebt file. I think its encrypted Pdf / Swf file. I found the following reply Here ...
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How secure is PasswordBox?

There is a fairly recent newcomer called PasswordBox on the market as a password manager. I've read through their documentation, and although it sounds like it should be secure, I have been unable to ...
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Encrypt all disk and decrypt it depending on the sytem hardware

Is there any tool that can encrypt a whole disk and use a decrypt key based on the hardware of the machine? My goal is to create anti-copy OS that can only run on a specific machine, if i change the ...
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What is the best way to protect PHP source code? [closed]

I have checked a several options, but enough information is still lacking to make a decision. There are mainly 3 options for a paid-for-encryption software (zend, ioncube, sourceguardian) For the ...
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make disk encrypted with BitLocker available for Linux [duplicate]

I have dual-boot Linux (elementaryOS) and Windows 8. I have just encrypted one of my partitions with BitLocker. But since that, this partition is not visible anymore when I'm in Linux. It was visible ...
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DS213j Hardware encryption

I am considering a Synology DS213j as my new NAS. Since it has a hardware encryption engine, will it be powerful enough to serve as a encrypted backup server? The reason I prefer 213j over 213 is ...
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Backing up private git repos to a normal (non-root) ssh account?

It's nice that with github and similar services, I can backup my open-source projects (using 'git push'). With private data, I have some reservations though. I'd prefer that my repos are encrypted on ...
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Cannot send encrypted message to others using Outlook 2010

I am unable to send encrypted messages to others in Outlook 2010. I get the following error: "Microsoft Outlook had problems encrypting this message because the following recipients had missing ...
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Decrypt Google Chrome passwords

In this question How does Google Chrome store passwords? I found out how my Chrome passwords are encrypted. The passwords are encrypted with the current useraccount (of Windows). I had saved my ...
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SSHD HMAC Configuration

I have read and understand the posting from here, Secure Configuration of Ciphers/MACs/Kex available in SSH. However, I would like to know what the /etc/sshd_config configuration would look like ...
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Can Google Employees See My Passwords Saved in Google Chrome?

I understand that we are really tempted to save our passwords in Google Chrome. The likely benefit is two fold, You don't need to (memorize and) input those long and cryptic passwords. These are ...
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Achieving fast boot, encryption, and battery health on a Mac portable [closed]

My current computer is getting old and I'm going to switch to a Mac when I replace it. I'm looking for a setup that has these properties: Turns on as quickly as possible I still have a usable ...
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Processing time / effort to decrypt stored passwords

I have an Adobe account which, as you might have heard have recently had a breach may have had there encrypted passwords stolen. The password for that account was not used else where, which is good, ...
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How can I plan ahead for an encryption virus locking me out of my data?

Since being held ransom in order to regain access to my files I have implemented a deep and comprehensive backup plan. But the fear still haunts me; say I get infected with a virus that can encrypt ...
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unable to decrypt certain files with secret key pgp 6.5.8, any advice?

Ok so I do some stuff for a client of ours that requires me to decrypt some of their suppliers messages, the thing is, something weird happened the other day and I can only decrypt some files with an ...
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Can I see what strangers are using my freenet for

I understand that Freenet achieves plausible deniability by using nodes to pass on data to other nodes even if they have no connection to the file being transferred. My question is, if I am running ...
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Sign a GPG key with multiple own keys in Seahorse

I have multiple GPG keys. I want to sign a key with all my keys. How can I do that in Seahorse?
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Microsoft Word suddenly won't save files; “word could not create the work file - check the temp environment variable”

My brand-new install of Word 2007, which had been working just fine, suddenly refused to save any files. I'd hit Ctrl-S, and it wouldn't complain but it wasn't saving. Then upon exiting, Word would ...
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I/O Device Error while trying to Turn On BitLocker

I'm trying to turn on BitLocker on a 1TB drive in an MSI GS70 laptop running Windows 8 Pro. As soon as I click "Turn On BitLocker", the first step of the wizard shows the following error: The ...
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Desktop app that will encrypt string that I can copy and paste [closed]

Does anyone know of a desktop application that will allow me to type/paste a string, the string is encrypted, I can then copy and paste it somewhere else, e.g., email, IM. The person on the other ...
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Any zipping software that uses Trusted Timestamps with encryption

There are several zipping software that allow users to encrypt their data before zipping. Do any of these use Trusted Timestamps to set an expiration date for decryption? ...
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Recover EFS Certificatate Dead MoBo

I created an encrypted file with Windows 7 32-bit on a NAS (mybooklive) and backed the file (not the certificate) up locally to the computer's hard drive. The original Win7 computer had a motherboard ...
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Windows File Search doesn't work on TrueCrypt protected volumes

I have found a problem with Windows Search and my TrueCrypt volumes. My laptop is encrypted with BitLocker for system partition, and TrueCrypt 7.1a for the rest of hard drives, in order to share some ...
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Dropbox: How to password protect files and folders and maintain accessibility?

I'm aware that there is a similar thread on this subject, but I don't think that situation is similar to mine because the solution that was reached will not work for me. In that scenario, using ...
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How to make suspend to RAM secure on Ubuntu with full disk encryption (LVM on top of LUKS)?

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 using full disk encryption (LVM on top of LUKS). I would like to incorporate luksSuspend into the suspend procedure (and later use luksResume) so that I can suspend to RAM without ...
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decrypt truecrypt system partition with lost recovery disk (still mountable under other OS)

I have a truecrypt system partition which the OS (Win8) no longer boots (get's stuck on "booting..." after entering credentials ( bad update to checkout 8.1 ) I can use a USB thumbdrive to boot into ...
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Is onenote skydrive connection encrypted?

I want to know wheather onenote's network packet are encrypted or not. For example if i stored password in one of onenote's book, could it be easily captured while synchronisation?
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Recover Encrypted Files / Certificate

I have backup up some encrypted files onto an external HDD and forgotten to back up the certificate. I still have the original, unchanged HDD containing Win7 64, but as I've changed motherboard/CPU ...
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Multiple encrypted LVM volumes with one password

I found a similar question here but it's only partially connected with my question. Currently I have one primary /boot partition and a single LVG1 group with 2 logical encrypted volumes - LV1 and LV2. ...
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LUKS encrypted flash drive: no partition table

I have 16GB encrypted LUKS flash drive with corrupted partition table. Here is the fdisk output: fdisk -l /dev/sdf Disk /dev/sdf: 16.2 GB, 16236150784 bytes 64 heads, 32 sectors/track, 15484 ...
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SSTP VPN not encrypt packets?

I had installed SSTP VPN server (windows server 2012) and then tryied to check whether my traffic is encrypted or not. I had used wireshark and got strange result: packets to all servers, but my ...
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7-zip command line -p switch not working according to help page [Solution Found]

I want to be able to automate the encryption of the file type .pcapng in a windows batch script. My current problem is that I get an error when extracting the encrypted file saying something along the ...
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How to configure advanced settings in a VMX file of an encrypted VM?

Is it possible to configure the .vmx file w.r.t. settings not exposed through the GUI in VMware Workstation, when dealing with an encrypted VM? Basically what I am looking for is a function similar to ...
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Is it possible to put only the boot partition on a CD-ROM?

In order to protect a fully encrypted system I want to put the boot partition on a CD-ROM, so it cannot be altered. In my scenario an USB stick is too insecure and not possible. I read that I might ...