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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Macbook filevault paused

So during the setup of my mac I have checked the FileVault box, and now it isn't finishing. When the macbook is not connected to the chargers it asks me to do so. When I connect the mac the Filevault ...
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How do I import a pfk file into MS Outlook 2010?

What specific steps can I take to successfully import a .pfk file into MS Outlook 2010 and then use it to successfully send encrypted/signed messages/attachments to the email address associated with ...
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is there a way to stop mac osx disk encryption in progress?

I chose a 1T external drive for time machine and checked the "encrypt backups" option. I thought it will only encrypt the backups, but as it seems it is now encrypting the whole drive which has quite ...
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Using OpenSSL to generate encryption key for Outlook users

A private web application needs to receive encrypted email from perhaps 20 known users. How can I use OpenSSL to generate a valid encryption certificate that Outlook users can import and use to ...
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Mac <--> Linux encrypted e-mails

To send encrypted e-mail between Linux and Mac, what are some solutions on both sides? The Mac seems to be settled on GPGTools -- looks pretty good. On the Linux side, I'm using Thunderbird, so, ...
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Windows 7 Pro disk or folder encryption since the end of TrueCrypt support [on hold]

Since TrueCrypt is now defunct/retired - what options are there for encrypting a folder or partition in Windows 7 Professional? Edit: (in response to comments) I'm after possible folder or partision ...
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Is there any point signing/encrypting personal email? [on hold]

It works fine for corporate mail where everyone in the organization would have a certificate issued to them, but does anyone use certificates to sign their personal mail (let alone use encryption ...
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GPG public key created with GnuPG is rejected by MS Outlook 2010, why?

I created a GPG keypair with GnuPG on the CentOS 7 command line and I have exported the public key into a .asc file and successfully used that public key to encrypt emails sent from another email ...
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Using batch to automate manage-bde

We would like to encrypt C (full disk) specifying a startup password (we are ok with this in plain text, it's temporary) and simply backup the recovery key to the desktop. So far what's working is ...
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fglrx drivers cause blank luks encryption password screen on boot, on Linux Mint Petra 16

I recently did a new install of Linux Mint 16 Petra on my main desktop, and used the full disk encryption option from the installer. The installation went smoothly, and the encryption password prompt ...
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Browser chat with client-side encryption [on hold]

Could you advice chat for secure conversation? Would be perfect if it is open-source and no logs saved on server. All that i can find are applications, that need to be installed.
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How do I encrypt Samsung 840 SSD with Bitlocker?

I need help encrypting my Samsung 840 Evo with Bitlocker. Here is my hardware: Samsung Evo 840 500GB hard drive (firmware EXT0BB6Q) Asus P8z77-v motherboard (BIOS v. 2104) Asus TPM chip - purchased ...
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Managing Critical Documents on Cloud Storage [on hold]

I am using Google Drive to store critical documents like: Employment Documents (Payslips, offer letters, exit letters etc.) Educational Certificates Passport scanned copy and other ID proofs I ...
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Mount encrypted HFS in ubuntu

I try to mount an encrypted HFS+ partition in Ubuntu. An older post described quite good how to do it, but lacks the information how to use encrypted partitions. What I found so far is: # install ...
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use a eikon fingerprint reader for full disk encryption

I have a eikon finger print reader and im wondering if anyone has any ideas of how i could use it to decrypt a Linux partition. I would ideally like it to work with my Manjaro installation (which is ...
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SecurePoint is not allowing https access through OpenVPN, why not?

How can I get https access from Windows through OpenVPN to apps running on a remote CentOS 7 server? I am trying to use the SecurePoint OpenVPN client for Windows, but need some better instructions. ...
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Unable to log into encrypted root drive after running virtual machine

I am unable to log into my encrypted hard drive on the host which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop. This all happened after I did the following. Ran VirtualBox Created a VDI drive Installed Kali Linux ...
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Unable to log into encrypted root drive after running virtual machine [duplicate]

I am unable to log into my encrypted hard drive on the host which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop. This all happened after I did the following. Ran VirtualBox Created a VDI drive Installed Kali Linux ...
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Create BitLocker container and save the password for user not computer

I can create a BitLocker container and connect it as a drive. Then I can encrypt that container with BitLocker and then I have the possibility to save the password for a computer. So that means ...
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How to have a different pass phrase for a gpg subkey?

I need to automate a deployment process and the tool will sign the release artifacts automatically. My key ring has a primary key which I use only for creating subkeys, and two subkeys. One subkey for ...
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Can I mount fully encrypted HDD from another HDD? (TrueCrypt)

I have two HDDs. One with Windows 7 installed, another with Ubuntu. The first one is fully encrypted with TrueCrypt while the other one with Ubuntu is not. HDD A -> Win7, encrypted HDD B -> Ubuntu, ...
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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 open encrypted files [duplicate]

i got a virus,CryptoLocker, few weeks ago, and i managed to eliminate it, but all files on my pc are now encrypted, and they have got this extension, for example nameFile.docx.imivxjj when i try to ...
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Edit windows service user with a batch script and encrypted password

I need to change the user of a service on Windows using a batch script. Searching the web I found this solution: sc \\server config ServiceName obj= Domain\user password= pass The problem is, that ...
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Network File/Media Server with encryption

I am using an Asus RT-AC68U router and I just acquired an external HDD that I want to keep it plugged into the USB 3.0 port in order to expose data into my home network. I am looking for a way to keep ...
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Windows is encrypting my files by itself

Lately, Windows keeps encrypting files that I have. For example if I copy or move a PDF file from one folder to another, when I paste it - it pastes itself encrypted. I then have to go and manually ...
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DiskCryptor error 20. Can it be fixed or there is the need to change the encryption software?

DiskCryptor is giving me the error: Not enough space after partitions to install bootloader. Install bootloader to first HDD track? Then, after clicking YES, I get Error code: 20 then ...
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Why doesn't TrueCrypt support system encryption on non-Windows machines?

Specifically, Linux. I would love to be able to use TrueCrypt consistently across all my machines, be they Windows or Linux. As it stands, I can do full-disk encryption with pre-boot authentication ...
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How to automatically delete the original files after encrypting with GPG?

I need to use GPG on a folder with a lot of files and subfolders. I can use "find" + "gpg" for that and I can encrypt all the files but my issue is GPG does not delete the original file after ...
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Does https work on google search terms? [duplicate]

For example when I type into google, "superuser" and press search, I see the following address on the URL bar. https://www.google.com/search?output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=superuser&btnG= ...
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Is it possible to add a hint onto an encrypted Microsoft Excel document?

I have an encrypted Excel document and I don't want to forget the password. Is it possible to put a hint on the password, to help me remember it. I'm looking for something like the Windows log-in ...
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Using Enigmail encryption on mutiple devices

So I'm relatively new to email encryption and thought I would start out using thunderbird + enigmail to get me started. I've managed to set it up and work with it properly but I'm not sure what to do ...
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How can I back up selected folders to OneDrive and encrypt them?

I want to choose some folders scattered around my various harddrives (preferably including my network drives) and have them encrypted (AES256 or something secure) and copied to OneDrive and I don't ...
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Are PowerPoint and PDF files encrypted or just locked?

I've seen PDF files that are locked so that one cannot copy text from it, but can highlight it. I've tried several PDF readers (some of which open source) and all of them respect the lock. Is it a ...
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Is it possible to perform Windows boot-time actions before paging is enabled?

I would like to perform some actions at Windows boot time before paging is enabled. I know I can run startup scripts with Task Scheduler or with group policy startup scripts. My question is whether ...
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Crashplan + TrueCrypt - Overkill?

Crashplan already has an option to encrypt the data. And if selected, this stores the encrypted file on the server. Truecrypt certainly has lot more options, but for basic usage, wouldn't ...
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Where's my mounted stuff? [migrated]

I have a luks encrypted file in stock Android 4.4.4 that I want to mount to work with. It is located in the internal sd partition (/sdcard). I am able to mount it as root via su without problems. ...
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OpenVPN traffic with Synology not encrypted?

Requested: I would like to have the possibility to encrypt my internet traffic from my portable computer when I'm on networks outside my home. From what I have understood, this should be possible ...
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Firefox/Thunderbird export public key

I have imported a .p12 file inside Firefox/Thunderbird, now I would like to export its public key (without using openssl or whatever command line code), so I can distribute it and people can ...
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How to recreate encrypted dm-crypt/LUKS partition with predefined UUID on Linux?

I have / and swap area of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Linux Mint 17.1 LTS) encrypted in dm-crypt/LUKS. / and swap area reside in /dev/mapper/UUID_1 and /dev/mapper/UUID_2. Is it possible to recreate the ...
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How can I encrypt Kali Linux after the install?

Okay so here is some useful background before we get started. I booted a Windows 7 install disk, split the hard drive into two partitions, installed windows. Rebooted, installed Kali, then booted into ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to encrypt an email and its attachments?

How can I force Thunderbird to encrypt and email and its attachments? Here is what I have so far: With Thunderbird open, I clicked on the Write button. I chose Enigmail > Force Encryption and ...
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How to enable Windows pagefile encryption without reboot

To enable page file encryption on Windows you use the command (as per this superuser question): fsutil behavior set EncryptPagingFile 1 But this requires a reboot for the new setting to take ...
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Why doesn't Linux IPSec implementation support fragmentation before encryption? [closed]

I am trying to address an issue where ESP packets are getting fragmented as after adding the ESP header the MTU size is exceeded. The solution—which is what everybody does—is to do the fragmentation ...
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Debian Wheezy doesn't map LUKS partition on boot

Firstly, I apologize for my English. It's really hard for me to write this lines; please, understand if I'm not clear enough or I explained very briefly way. I have an encrypt partition with LUKS ...
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Wipe RAM on shut down to prevent Cold Boot Attack

My system is encrypted using Full Disk Encryption, i.e. everything except /boot is encrypted using dmcrypt/luks. I am concerned about Cold Boot Attacks, where researchers demonstrated, that content ...
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How can I use encryption with Gmail?

I'm currently reading Cory Doctorow's novel Little Brother which includes a part about encrypted messaging, and even wrapping messages first in my private key and then your public key. I'd like to ...
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“Hacking” Into my own 500 GB Seagate External Hard-drive

Throughout college—and dating back before high school—I had been backing up important information/application etc… on an external 500 GB Seagate Hard Drive. I was anxious about losing the contents of ...
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TrueCrypt disk encryption causes extremely slow Windows startup

I have a Windows desktop that was fast on startup until I encrypted the hard disk with TrueCrypt. Now it takes maybe around 3 minutes to startup after I type in my key. Then when my desktop appears, ...
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How to prevent 7-Zip encrypted zip file passwords from being stored on the hard-drive?

I've encrypted a folder with 7-Zip 9.20, specifying 256-bit AES and a password, and the .zip file was created. But then, when I clicked on the zipped file, to my surprise, PeaZip 5.1.1, which was the ...