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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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Linux tool for directory password protection [on hold]

Is there a tool (preferably open source) for Linux that allows a user to create a password for a specific directory so that if you don't provide the password you have no way to see its contents? It ...
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7za create AES256 password protected encrypted zip of a folder

I want to create an AES256 encrypted zip of a folder. I am on Mac and I want to create the zip file and store it in an external drive. I want to AES256 encrypt the file in case I lose the external ...
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How to decrypt files on Windows 7 Ultimate after reinstalling Windows? [closed]

I encrypted one of my drives in Windows 7 and it gave me a key for recovery if needed. Unfortunately I lost the key and have no way of getting it back. I reinstalled Windows 7 and now it says access ...
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If an encrypted folder is decrypted on an sdcard then the sdcard is unplugged, how can I protect the data?

I encrypted a file using ecryptfs on an sdcard, Then I decrypted the file on the same sdcard, If anyone take the sdcard at this point can he read the file ? If yes, are there any other options to ...
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PBA FDE Multi Boot

I got a Lenovo ThinkPad E560 and I'm trying to create a fully disk encrypted multi boot system with pre boot authentication. My current setup consists of Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on a 240G SSD ...
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How to enable back decrypt button on Nougat+ on adb? [migrated]

I tried on Samsung phone but there no choose like that special when you by new phone its encrypted by default, also I tried to root my Android Nougat without wipe /data wish encrypted no luck it show ...
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Trying to encrypt Hex to base64 via clipboard with AutoHotKey

I got a code that will decode highlighted URL to base64. Now I like to encode a highlighted hexadecimal to base64 but I cannot get it work : / As example, we have hexadecimal: ...
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Resume TrueCrypt encryption on another computer?

Right now I have an 8TB drive that has 7 days left on it to encrypt it. I want to take the drive with me to another physical location and resume encryption on another PC. How can one do that? ...
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EFS-encrypted files jumbled right after encryption

One of our users was running Windows 10 Home. She upgraded to Windows 10 Professional specifically for EFS. With the upgrade complete, she right-clicked on her Documents folder, Properties, Advanced, ...
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Linux encryption without passphrase to be able to make permanently inaccessible quickly [closed]

I am looking for a transparent, full-partition encryption solution for a Linux system which allows to boot unattended (reboot, restart after loss of power, etc.) allows to make the partition ...
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How can I encrypt / decrypt AES-256 CBC with OpenSSL?

I just installed Linux (Ubuntu) for the first time and downloaded package OpenSSL as well. Opened command line as well and tried some commands but none of them worked. So what I have is initial ...
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Decrypt rar file

I have two RAR files(same files&data).One is plain and other one is encrypted.I forgot the password.Is there anyway to know the password by comparing unencrypted RAR file with encrypted RAR file.
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Where SHA256 Hashing Fits into TLS Handshake Steps

I know that during a TLS Handshake ... "A digital signature performs a hashing algorithm on the information to be encrypted, the outcome of this is a fixed sized output file called a message ...
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Encrypting boot partition in Linux (RHEL)

ALL, Recently we went through the certification process and there was a finding that an attacker can have an access to the /boot partition. It was suggested to encrypted the whole hard drive ...
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How to add more exchange algorithms to Putty SSH session?

I have a device that accept the following exchange algorithms for SSH connections: curve25519-sha256,curve25519-sha256@libssh.org,diffie-hellman-group14-sha256,kexguess2@matt.ucc.asn.au I ...

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