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Encrypt Data Using The Right-Click Menu With Turbo-Secure [Linux]

Linux

Encrypt Data Using The Right-Click Menu With Turbo-Secure [Linux]

There are so many different ways of encrypting data, especially in Linux. My favorite method has always been using Truecrypt as it’s relatively easy to use and extremely effective. However, if you want to encrypt individual files, having to create a new container just for them might be a little impractical, especially when they aren’t similar files. Instead, there’s a nice little tool that will configure encryption options.

19-01-2012
Encrypt Data Using The Right-Click Menu With Turbo-Secure [Linux]
How To Encrypt Your Home Folder After Ubuntu Installation [Linux]

Linux

How To Encrypt Your Home Folder After Ubuntu Installation [Linux]

Imagine this: it’s a great day, you’re busy working on your computer at some event, and everything seems fine. After a while you get tired and decide to get something to eat and shut down your laptop. Although it’s not supposed to happen, someone steals it while you’re gone. At this point you freak out because your life information is on that machine.

29-12-2011
How To Encrypt Your Home Folder After Ubuntu Installation [Linux]
Secure Your Files: 3 Encrypted Dropbox Alternatives

Internet

Secure Your Files: 3 Encrypted Dropbox Alternatives

Dropbox brought cloud-based file synchronization and storage to the masses, but it’s been hindered by high-profile security problems. Fortunately, you have another option — an alternative service that secures your files with local encryption and decryption. The encryption keeps your files private, outwitting hackers and preventing rogue employees from snooping around.

26-12-2011
Secure Your Files: 3 Encrypted Dropbox Alternatives
How To Encrypt And Password Protect Your Bookmarks In Firefox And Chrome To Keep Them Secure

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How To Encrypt And Password Protect Your Bookmarks In Firefox And Chrome To Keep Them Secure

We all have some sensitive bookmarks that should be kept away from snooping eyes. Protecting the passwords you use to access sites can be protected with a master password on Firefox. What I was looking for was a way to securely encrypt and password protect my bookmarks. I found two.

19-12-2011
How To Encrypt And Password Protect Your Bookmarks In Firefox And Chrome To Keep Them Secure
The 5 Best Ways To Easily & Quickly Encrypt Files Before Emailing Them [Windows]

Windows

The 5 Best Ways To Easily & Quickly Encrypt Files Before Emailing Them [Windows]

Earlier this year, I was faced with a situation where I had a writer working for me overseas in China, where we were both certain that all of our email communications were being monitored. I resorted to using a fully-fledged encrypted email system called VaultletSuite where both of us had to install the client on our PCs. While it appeared to be very secure, it was also a bit cumbersome.

10-11-2011
The 5 Best Ways To Easily & Quickly Encrypt Files Before Emailing Them [Windows]
How To Encrypt Your Gmail & Facebook Messages

Internet

How To Encrypt Your Gmail & Facebook Messages

Privacy is always one of the major concerns that people have while they are communicating over the Internet. Whether it’s entering payment information on a site like Paypal or Amazon or sending an important email or other type of message, users don’t just want to think their information is kept private, they want to know that it is. With the rise in popularity of social networking sites like Facebook, this concern has never been greater.

13-09-2011
How To Encrypt Your Gmail & Facebook Messages
Encrypt Or Completely Wipe Files With the Axcrypt Encryption Utility [Windows]

Windows

Encrypt Or Completely Wipe Files With the Axcrypt Encryption Utility [Windows]

There are plenty circumstances people may need to send an encrypted file, such as academic researchers sharing highly-sensitive information with each other over the Internet, corporate communications, or just friends that are discussing very private matters. One of the easiest and fastest utilities for doing this is AxCrypt.

19-08-2011
Encrypt Or Completely Wipe Files With the Axcrypt Encryption Utility [Windows]
Encrypt & Protect Your Computer Files With CryptKeeper [Linux]

Linux

Encrypt & Protect Your Computer Files With CryptKeeper [Linux]

Easily add encrypted folders to your Linux computer. Locking down your files doesn’t get any easier than CryptKeeper, a shockingly simple piece of encryption software that locks down individual folders. Just tell CryptKeeper where you’d like your new encrypted folder to be and what password you’d like to protect it with. It does one thing and does it very well.

22-06-2011
Encrypt & Protect Your Computer Files With CryptKeeper [Linux]
How To Encrypt Your Dropbox Data With ENCFS [Linux]

Linux

How To Encrypt Your Dropbox Data With ENCFS [Linux]

Dropbox is arguably one of the best online file sync tools around. However, if you’ve been skimming through the tech news lately, you’ll see that Dropbox is having some privacy issues as of late.Therefore, encrypting the files before they are sent to the Dropbox servers is the way to go in order to keep eyes away.

20-06-2011
How To Encrypt Your Dropbox Data With ENCFS [Linux]
How To Send Signed & Encrypted Email With Evolution [Linux]

Linux

How To Send Signed & Encrypted Email With Evolution [Linux]

In today’s technological world, sending encrypted messages between people has become an increasing standard. In order to secure your email communications, you need to sign and/or encrypt your emails. In Linux, this is an easy task to accomplish, thanks to the presence of an easy-to-use key-generation program and a capable email client. Evolution, the default email client for the GNOME desktop.

06-06-2011
How To Send Signed & Encrypted Email With Evolution [Linux]
Exchange Secure & Encrypted Emails With VaultletSuite

Windows

Exchange Secure & Encrypted Emails With VaultletSuite

As I was working through writing applications for my site, I came across a reporter who was in a country with a very rigid dictatorship. I went out in search of a free solution that would provide a line of communication that was secure enough so that if anyone wanted to see what we were discussing, they’d have to put quite a bit of effort and resources into it.

29-04-2011
Exchange Secure & Encrypted Emails With VaultletSuite