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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Why does Twitter Bootstrap look like it's encrypted in Windows explorer?

I'm a little perplexed, I run Windows 7 Professional N 64-bit and just downloaded the precompiled Twitter Bootstrap library from their homepage. On extracting, I was given a prompt to backup my ...
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What files from the /boot partition, in addition to the MBR, must be hashed in order to detect an “evil maid” attack against LUKS-encrypted Linux?

Are boot.img, initrd, and vmlinuz adequate or should the entire contents be hashed? I am not familiar enough with the Linux boot process to answer this with confidence myself.
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How to encrypt rsync communication? (rsyncd + stunnel, vs rsync over SSH, etc)

I don't know much about the specifics of rsync, SSH, stunnel, etc, but I'm looking for a way to make rsync backups, but the transfer of data over the network must be encrypted (the credentials, and ...
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Does TrueCrypt work on systems where the user data has been moved to a seperate disk from the OS?

I have a desktop computer with a small SSD and a large hard drive... as a result, I have installed my windows OS on the SSD but have moved all user data and programs to the hard drive except for ...
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Multi Encrypted Operating Systems with TrueCrypt

My laptop has a 250GB hard drive, and I currently use it to do a lot. I have Windows 7, Ubuntu 11.10, and BackTrack 5 on it, but I'd like to switch it up and add more security. What I aim to do is ...
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Security of Microsoft Windows, Windows on a network, and network backup?

I recently got a laptop to accompany my desktop, and to manage files across them I am considering backing the laptop up to the desktop over a network, and then backing up the desktop in turn to an ...
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How do I run Kleopatra in batch on a vmware slice

I am running some code to decrypt a file using Kleopatra. The server is a VMWare slice, and I setup the Kleopatra under my own ID (I am in the admin group on that server). My batch jobs work ...
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Do encfs stashes with the same settings produce encrypted files with same encrypted contents and encrypted filenames?

If I create two files with the same content and filenames (and paths) in two separate encfs filesystems that share the same settings and key, will the encrypted versions of those files (as well as ...
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Is it safe to truncate a TC file volume when I need more space from it?

Unless there's something important at the end of them, I plan on writing a script that extends/shrinks these files as I need them. So could I be wrong to try to extend/shorten a perfectly good ...
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How to determine if STARTTLS IMAP & SMTP connections are encrypted

I use Thunderbird to connect to an IMAP and SMTP server. This works on the port numbers usually associated with unencrypted mail, but I have specified STARTTLS and am told that the servers enable ...
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Will XP still be able to see a FAT32 partition if one of my partitions is an encrypted mac partition?

I have a external with 4 partitions: -Mac OS Extended (Journaled) -Mac OS Extended (Journaled) -FAT32 -Mac OS Extended (Journaled) Im going to encrypt one of those Mac OS partitions... so it'll be ...
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How to setup File valult2 and Gemalto token

I would like to setup File Vault2. So, I'm researching for setup preboot authentication with Gemalto tokens. Based on that, I have several questions. Environment: Mavericks Does File Vault2 support ...
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TrueCrypt encrypted my hard drive and THEN warned that the drive letter will change

My laptop is broken, and I have to give it to a service tech soon. Unfortunately, I can not easily take off the hard drive with this model, it's deep inside. So I am frantically looking for ways to ...
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BitLocker Error “The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect”

I am trying to enable BitLocker on my Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine. Since it doesn't have a TPM chip, I also had to enable the group policy option to Allow BitLocker without a compatible TPM. Now when ...
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Prevent TrueCrypt dismount when sleeping

I have full system encryption set up with TrueCrypt across an internal SSD and a 7200rpm drive, as well as two external hard drives (both Western Digital, the drive in question is a WD Elements 3TB). ...
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EFS encryption not available on removable NTFS drives

I have a Windows 7 machine and would like use EFS to encrypt some files on my external disk. The disk is formatted as NTFS, but when I go to the advanced properties of any file system object, the ...
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Mount encrypted volume before / during login

To reduce impact of possible computer theft, I would like to have my user profile protected using a robust encryption, so that even if someone can get a physical access to my computer, he will not be ...
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Incremental backup of unmounted encrypted hard drive / container

I am setting up my system from scratch and want to do everything right from the start. Since my computer contains documents from work, I need to encrypt. So far, I always encrypted my entire ...
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Green Encrypted Files and Folders for No Reason

Recently i upgraded my XP to Windows 7 (Clean Installation) now i have problem to access my files and folders in my hard. It's All greened and encrypted for no reasson! I didn't change anything before ...
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Cloud encryption - offline usage in mobile

I really apreciate the benefit of cloud storage, but I'm considering to put an dditional layer of encryption between me and my provider. I want to sync a directory between a tablet(ipad), a ...
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Windows 7: encryption key deleted

last weekend I installed Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium (C:) (before it was Windows 7 32 bit) and forgot that one folder (on D:) was encrypted. Without the windows encryption key I can not access the ...
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z7 file just takes me to my download page and won't open

I tried using the zip 7 program to place passwords on some of my files, and it worked fine, until yesterday. I would go to the program, in my program files, click on it, and it would bring up the ...
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What causes TrueCrypt to fail to load operating system during pre-test?

I have been installing full disk encryption (FDE) on multiple computers and have record of 3 out of 163 computers failed. They all failed at the exact same point and I have no clue why or how to ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Mailinglists in Thunderbird with S/MIME

I am looking for a solution to send encrypted mails to a (internal) mailinglist. To encrypt the mail to all the recipients, I need some way to tell Thunderbird what the recipients are. I was hoping ...
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Reducing OpenSSH session key size

I am running into severe performance issues using SSH/Rsync on a Synology NAS (model DS413j if anybody knows anything about it). Both the sshd and the rsync processes are taking 100% CPU on the NAS, ...
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Encryption of Time Machine backup went wrong

I use an (Mac OS - journaled formatted) external Lacie harddrive to back up my Macbook Air via Time Machine (The external harddrive also contain other data besides my backups). The OS is Mountain ...
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Does SMIME encrypt the subject matter?

I've recently acquired an SMIME certificate and installed it in Outlook 2013. I set my brother up to do the same. So I used his certificate to send him an encrypted mail. He had an out of office ...
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Scan for Unencrypted Data

I need a program that scans for unencrypted files. The files are encrypted with PGP, GPG, and WinZipAES256, so the program needs to be able to recognize these formats as encrypted. Since I need to ...
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Encrypting remote laptops with Truecrypt

My current process of encrypting user laptops is to set the password for myself, create a rescue disk, test login and have user set the password to their liking. I do this while physically with the ...
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How to remove password of a password-protected PRC?

I know the password, I just want to remove it. Mobidedrm couldn't do this (it can remove DRM from files that are not password-protected only though). any idea? Sample file on DropBox passwd of ...
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what cryption does windows(vista/7/8) use to store wi-fi passwords?

That is located at c:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Wlansvc\Profiles\Interfaces here is one example: ...
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What is the right way to re-partition a disk with already installed linux?

What is the right way to fully re-partition my HDD (on a VPS -> no access to hardware), if there is currently installed a Debian Squeeze? I would like to create all encrypted LVM partitions, e.g.: ...
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external HDD encryption with limited user rights on computer

I want to buy a new external hard drive to have work project files handy on the go. Unfortunately the IT department has realised that security of external drives is an issue but they have not provided ...
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Outlook 2010 Cant't Read Encrypted Email, But Send

I upgraded my desktop from Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2010. Now I can't read encrypted emails; they appear as a blank body. I tried every help in the internet, but most of them point you to your S/Mime ...
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Password protection without encryption

There are several ways of password protecting a file/folder on Windows, but all those methods encrypt the file, so a large amount of time is spent encrypting (like password protecting in WinRAR). Is ...
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Protecting/securing a single Mac OS X partition (dual-boot setup)

I want to know how to protect a specific Mac OS X 10.7 partition which is installed on a dual-boot machine. I do not need anything too powerful or secure, but I have two Mac partitions on the same ...
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encrypted voip traffic for voip provider that doesn't offer encryption

I currently use a VoIP service with one VoIP provider. However, this company doesn't offer encryption to VoIP traffic. This mean that all voice transmit via my IPphone can be sniffed and listen. (I ...
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Encrypted File is corrupted when uploaded to server via HTTP Post

i am making an application which has a function that it encrypt file and then upload it to the server via HTTP POST. I tried it and it works fine when i test it on localhost (Local Server on my same ...
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How secure is data on an external drive protected with Windows 7 BitLocker?

Just curious, say, not considering the strength of my password (let's assume it's very strong, something like "j*ds73hSoe93%KE4") how secure is my data on an external drive that is protected with a ...
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Workaround to get “McAffe Email Encryption” to just send me an email?

My local city government uses "McAffe Email Encryption". It's not a simple click-to-verify or a greylist or a CAPTCHA. After sending an email requiring a simple response I get an email to sign up for ...
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Seeking Windows hardware encryption card for drive encryption

I am seeking a hardware encryption card for accelerating drive encryption on an older system that I am trying to repurpose as a NAS. I have a dual-processor AMD Athlon MP 2800+ system with a 12-port ...
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“Bootable HDD not found” when trying to encrypt with Diskcryptor

I am getting this error when trying to encrypt a Windows mirrored volume. This is on a clean install of Windows 8.1 64bit. I made sure to install it in BIOS mode (not UEFI). The diskcryptor ...
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In Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2 File Sharing, is there any encryption by default?

Not using vpn or selective IP allowing, and connecting to another computer over the internet (i.e. enter \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx in the run command, where xxx is for example an Amazon instance). When you ...
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Windows 8.1 computer with BitLocker activated - what “unlocks” the encrypted hard drive?

So, I've got a PC with Windows 8.1 Pro. I've activate Bitlocker on my C: drive, so I guess it is "encrypted" now. But my question is: When I start and boot up the PC, what actually "unlocks" the ...
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Encrypting Outlook 2013 PST files

I've done a little research on Outlook PST files, and it's my understanding that the messages in them can be read by anyone with access to the file itself, no password needed to decrypt. Microsoft's ...