Windows automatically adds a lock icon to your encrypted folders to differentiate them from the rest. Here’s how you can remove the lock icon on encrypted folders in Windows.
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Encrypting files is something that all of us should be doing. Here are some useful software tools to encrypt your files on macOS.
Android Marshmallow requires most phones to be encrypted, but no one seems to care about pre-Marshmallow devices. These file encryption tools help secure older devices.
Want to make encrypted files harder to access? Want to secure files in the cloud? Meet GuardKey. It can lock and unlock encrypted drives & cloud storage.
The EFS allows you to quickly encrypt files and folders in Windows using your own user account. Although less secure than BitLocker, it’s still handy.
Looking to add a password to protect files downloaded in your browser? Zip It is a free drag-and-drop web app that can be used on your PC or smartphone. Here’s how it works.
By default, Android OS only allows you to encrypt your entire device. If you want to encrypt individual files you’ll need a third-party app like this one.
CloudFogger can easily encrypt your files in Windows and Mac. It can also be used to encrypt Dropbox files. Here’s how to use it.
Do you ever worry what would happen if your files fell into the wrong hands, especially those files that you kept on your external flash drive? Thankfully there are many options to encrypt sensitive data. Protectorion ToGo is one such application.
Dropbox is indeed a great application. It gives you a free 2GB of storage space to store your files and allows you to access to them and sync them between different computers, regardless you are running Windows, Mac, Linux or any other smart mobile device. However, as good as it gets, there is one major […]
The internet helps you quickly share important information with your contacts. However you have to be careful about the internet channels you use to transmit sensitive information. Today’s hackers and malware are very advanced and can possibly intercept the files you share with your friends over IM or other applications. Of course the safest option […]
Everyone has files that they don’t want other to see. It may be a document consisting of all your login passwords, your bank account information or the romance photos/videos (oops…) that you want to keep out of your wife/husband’s sight. In case you are wondering how to encrypt the files/folders/entire hard drive and keep it […]