Questions tagged [encryption]

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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How do i reset the password of an encrypted drive in windows 10

I have encrypted my D drive using the BitLocker drive encryption system and I don't remember where I have saved the recovery file, I think I saved it in D drive. Now my drive is locked and I don't ...
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Encrypt Result Set from SQL statement

I have a task to run an SQL Statement, generate Result Set, encrypt it using GPG and send to user. I am using GPG4Win-3.1.15 which contains GPG 2.2.x It works fine for me BUT my goal is to get ...
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Get https certificate for GitLab server over tor/onion domain?

To host a GitLab server over Tor I would like to get an https certificate. Gitlab provides the opportunity to use a let's encrypt certificate. Let's encrypt requires a domain for registration, hence I ...
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Local Password Manager Storage [closed]

I am working on designing a local password manager and I am stuck on the storage portion. Right now, my thought is to store each user's email, salt, and salted and hashed master password in one ...
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Incorrect folder icon in Dock on Mac OS

I have two APFS encrypted volumes on my internal disc (BOOT and FILES). I have external APFS encrypted volumes and I would like to add some folders from those on MacOS Dock. The internal and external ...
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Can we use pCloudDrive as encrypo?

When we run pCloud command, we mounted pCloud to ~/pCloudDrive. My question is: may we use pCloud as encrypo? Example, we use encfs ~/pCloudDrive ~/localDecrypted to set encrypo & decrypo? First ...
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How to repair the encryption hierarchy of encrypted datasets produced with send -w and received with -d

In https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/issues/12000 I have described a case were replicating encrypted datasets allows to load their keys, but does not allow to mount them. This was previously known as ...
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How to be secure using proxychains

I am trying to use proxychains with kali linux. I am using a wsl environment with kex. I wrote a script that finds proxy servers of a given type and adds them to the .conf file I’m a bit shaky on the ...
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Archive a directory to stdout with encrypting file names from Windows command line

I have a 1 TB directory that needs to be uploaded as a single encrypted file. There is no free space on a disk. I already have an app to upload a file from stdin but I don't know how to create the ...
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Decrypting plain text. PEM certificate

I have a text that is supposedly base64 encoded. But when I try to decipher it, an incomprehensible text comes out. But in principle, Latin letters are read. Perhaps this is a public certificate. How ...
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Tails persistence

Is there any way to find the last time a Tails persistent volume was accessed? I've reviewed the Tails website and searched extensively but can't find any discussion of this.
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Check password of large 7zip file quickly

I have a large 7zip file which I forgot the password to. I can narrow down the password possibilities to a word list with about 2000 passwords. Only problem is, that it takes ages for each password ...
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Cant we use md5 like hash algorithms to store big data?

i've read a paper about how hash algorithms word in general and i saw one strange thing. MD5 input length is unlimited and the output length are always the same so isn't that mean you can turn any ...
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How to open an encrypted docx file as a zip archive?

Unencrypted docx files can be opened as zip archives, and I assumed that the same applies to encrypted docx files since the app (be it Word, Writer or something else) can't know if the file is ...
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Clone LUKS encrypted SSD to bigger NVMe

I want to clone a (partly) LUKS encrypted SSD to another bigger NVMe. After that I want to create a separate partition out of unused space. The disk I like to clone contains a dual boot setup with ...
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Get hash after decrypt (code) signature with the public key

I am new to code signing. After signing my message I get a public key and pkcs7 certificate. I am trying to manually compare the hash of my massage with the hash I get after decrypting the signature ...
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Truecrypt wholedisk encryption with no partitions?

I cleaned a 8TB harddisk using Diskpart. So now the disk is partitionless with just the online/uninitialized status. Under Truecrypt wholedisk encryption menu bowever. The disk was found as a ...
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Increase Time to Brute Force Luks Full Disk Encryption

I want to increase the time it would take to brute force my full disc encryption. I’m on Ubuntu and encrypted with Luks on installation. I have read that I would use the following command to make it ...
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Bad decrypt: deprecated key derivation used. Using -iter or -pbkdf2 would be better

any can help me with this challenge, say: "Create a "For" loop that encodes the variable "var" 28 times in "base64". The number of characters in the 28th hash is the ...
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Is there anything like certbot (auto-renewal) for paid SSL certs? [closed]

For maximumum compatibility, I want to use simple DV PositiveSSL certs, similar to what Let's Encrypt does. But the biggest pain in the neck is that I can't find anything which renews automatically ...
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Should I continue to use Let's Encrypt after September 2021?

I am very curious about what the community thinks. After Sept 2021, they will no longer be co-signed by DST Root CA X3, and basically any platform from 2016 or older will not validate their ...
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Why Use Deffie Hellmen(Key Exchange) instead of encrypting the symmetric session key with the servers's or client's public key?

If the client generates the symmetric session key and then encrypts in with the server's public key and send it to the server, then only the server can decrypt the encrypted session key with it's ...
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Veracrypt - permanently decrypt a working system drive from another computer and discard the bootloader?

I have an encrypted system disk pulled from a dead PC. I do not have the rescue disk / ISO from when I encrypted the disk. I do have the (working) password The disk is fully functioning (i.e. not ...
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Android SD card encryption [migrated]

I was looking at some encryption standards and was wondering, what kind of encryption algorithm does Android's SD card encryption use? Is it AES 128 or a different algorithm?
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error unlocking dev/sdb1: failed to activate device: operation is not supported

please help Ive typed my password correct but it still comes up with: "error unlocking dev/sdb1: failed to activate device: operation is not supported"
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How to enter a FDE passhprase in a key authenticated SSH session in Windows, using one click?

I want my grandma to unlock an encrypted Linux server when I can't. She knows nothing about Linux, SSH, asymmetric keys, passphrases, etc., but she knows how use the mouse to click on an icon. The ...
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How do I recover a Windows 10 encryption key from an old hard drive?

I recently upgraded an OS hard drive and did a clean install of windows on the new drive. I have a secondary (non-OS) hard drive that stayed in the computer untouched. It appears there's a folder on ...
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Turn off automatic encryption of replies to encrypted emails in Thunderbird

I am using the PGP integration (Enigmail replacement) in the "new" Thunderbird (78.9) and have configured my email provider to automatically encrypt all incoming messages for myself. If I ...
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ODBC 32 System DNS username and Password greyed out

I have a legacy app that uses a default System DSN configured account. This System DSN is pushed to all desktops via a GPO. The GPO has three sections to it a desktop shortcut Computer Configuration/...
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Can Hacker See My VPN Data If he have my Credentials?

I have a little question in my mind related to any VPN. As we all know VPN connect through server with private or public encryption key to share encrypted tunnel. My Question is If unfortunately my ...
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Is it possible to create a ZIP file with NUL (0 length) password?

I want to know is it possible to create a ZIP file with NUL (0 length) password? If it is possible, how?
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Mounting a ddrescue image of an encrypted drive?

My time machine backups hard drive recently failed, and I used ddrescue to create an image of an encrypted partition on that drive (it was an encrypted HFS drive). The ddrescue ran and seems to have ...
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7zip archive won't decrypt with the password used for encryption

I'm trying to write a PowerShell script that will use 7zip to compress files with encryption individually. $Password = Read-Host -Prompt 'Enter Password:' dir *.txt | ForEach-Object -Parallel { & ...
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Auto-filling/bypassing SED password screen

I would like to use a Self-Encrypting Drive in an embedded Linux application, but since it is embedded (i.e. no monitor, keyboard, or mouse), I have no way to enter the password on boot. Is there a ...
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How to encrypt a text file in a portable manner based solely on a password? [duplicate]

I used to use openssl aes-256-cbc, but the problem I have with this is when I try to decrypt in a different version of the distro it fails, as if it depends also on some internal key or something, ...
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Gpg behaviour Kali Vs ubuntu

I have a file, say file.txt.gpg, on a kali virtual machine, gpg encrypted with a given password. If I try gpg -d file.txt.gpg the output is: gpg: AES.CFB encrypted data gpg: gcry_kdf_derive failed: ...
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OCSP not working consistently with NGINX

Host: Ubuntu 20.04.2 (5.4.0-67-generic) x64 Server: NGINX 1.18.0 (Ubuntu) CA: Let's Encrypt Having a really hard time getting OCSP to work consistently. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in ...
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Bitlocker Full Drive Encryption with YubiKey

I'd like to secure the hard discs of a new Windows 10 (Pro/Enterprise) PC with BitLocker full disc encryptuon using hardware tokens and PIN (real 2FA). How can I set up a YubiKey so I can use it as ...
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Which browsers support not starting a download until a destination has been selected?

I've noticed that many browsers default to starting a download as soon as a user clicks on a download link and before the user selects a destination. This has the advantage of speeding up the download ...
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How can I open the image file generated by Bitlocker Repair Tool

I used the following Command: repair-bde E: D:\recover.img -rp xxxx-xxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxx And I do successfully recovered my encrypted image according to cmd success message. And My recover.img file is ...
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Decrypting tar archives with gpg -d, the -d flag does not work

My OS is Ubuntu 20.04.2 lts. I am creating a tar archive from the dir noup1, that contains files and subfolders, with tar cf no1.tar noup1 Encrypt it with gpg -c no1.tar. So now I have a no1.tar.gpg ...
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What happens when bitlocker encryption is turned on without adding/enabling protectors (tpm, password etc)?

Running the following commands on C: volume which is an internal eMMC drive (not HD/SSD if it matters) in a laptop running Windows 10 Home: manage-bde -on -used c: # encrypt data manage-bde -status ...
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How to do a clean installation of Windows 10 while keeping BitLocker enabled?

I didn't want to have to disable the bitlocker to format the PC, because that would definitely make it possible to recover data that has not been rewritten, and I value the security and privacy of my ...
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Pros and cons of different file system options when creating an encrypted volume using VeraCrypt? [closed]

When creating a volume using VeraCrypt, it first asks whether you'll be adding files in excess of 4TB (I clicked yes), and then it prompts for a file system: The options are: Mac OS Extended exFAT ...
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VeraCrypt taking a very long time (~1 hour) to create volume?

To get to 50% on a 1.8TB volume, VeraCrypt has taken about 30 minutes. If it takes another 30 minutes to finish, that's 1h to create the volume. Is this normal? (if it in't should start over after ...
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Text File Encoding - Unable to see plaintext

I have a text file which was exported from Brave browser, which contains my seed phrase. I am banging my head against the wall because I cannot figure out how to possibly recover/convert what I have ...
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Can interrupting mounting and dismounting cause data loss?

I'm using veracrypt to safely store files. Occasionally it seems to hang (for 5-10 minutes or more) when mounting a volume. So I gravitate towards force quitting the application, ejecting the volume, ...
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How to Add Encryption to Outlook Message Ribbon

I want to reply to a message in Outlook and set the encryption option but the encryption option does not show up on the ribbon when replying to an email message within the client screen. The ...
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Slow access to encrypted files over LAN in Windows 10

I have two computers in my home network, connected to the same wireless access point, let's call them Desktop and Laptop. Desktop shares all of its disks over network (enabled by right-clicking the ...
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Is copy and pasting data safer than typing when not using VPN

Forgive my ignorance, I am not well versed in cybersecurity. I tried looking it up but I couldn't find the answer I was looking for, perhaps from a lack of the right search terms. My question is, is ...

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