In this article we’ll go over the benefits and downsides of encrypting an entire hard drive as well as the steps to encrypt a hard disk in Ubuntu. Let’s get started!
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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.
Cryptomator is an open source app that encrypts files before uploading to the cloud. Here’s how to use it to apply client-side encryption to cloud files.
Email is still important for business, and it is necessary to keep it encrypted. Here are 5 ways you can encrypt your email on Linux!
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.
No one is exempt from being hacked, getting an identity stolen or any other privacy issue. Therefore, we’ve listed 6 important privacy habits everyone should follow.
The focus lately on keeping personal information safe has now spread to some messaging apps that offer encryption. Do you bother with messaging apps that use encryption?
Apple has rejected the FBI’s request to create a back door for iOS. Here is what you need to know about the Apple vs. FBI saga.
The Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) has been an instrumental tool in the fight against hackers. While SHA-1 has been the standard, it’s now being abandoned for SHA-2. Here’s why.
Cryptography is supposed to keep you safe, but what if there is a backdoor that allows the government access to your account? What would be its consequence? Let’s find out.
In part 2 of this series, we explain how you can configure the Net-SNMP agent as well as set up authentication and encryption.
Most of us are using unencrypted DNS which can be easily hacked by others. Here is how to configure your Windows machine to encrypt DNS queries.
Looking for an app to chat securely and privately with your friends? Try BitTorrent new P2P messenger Bleep that offers end-to-end encryption.
One way to encrypt your files is via the public/private key. Let’s take a look at the public key encryption concept to understand how it can protect you.
If you are concerned about your DNS traffic being sent in plain text and available for everyone to see, you can now encrypt DNS traffic in Ubuntu with DNSCrypt.
For those who are switching from TrueCrypt, DiskCryptor is a good alternative for you to encrypt partitions in Windows. Here is how to use it.
Windows BitLocker uses AES 128-bit algorithm to encrypt your data by default. Here is how you can change BitLocker encryption to AES 256-bit.
You probably have heard the term “end-to-end” plenty of times, but what is it really about? Read on to find out more.