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Re: Protect folder data.
From: mutante <mutante () seti23 org>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 02:28:27 +0100
I recommend you use GPG instead of PGP ,PGP`s source code isnt
released anymore and there are rumours about a backdoor.
Above version 5 of PGP there is the "Corporate Message Recovery (CMR)"
GnuPG the GNUPrivacyGuard is a complete and free replacement for PGP
and still open source.
WindowsPrivacyTray is a nice frontend for GPG under Windows:
If you make sure to keep your password good and random,and store your
(long enough) secret key on an external media (USB memory sticks come in handy
f.e.),you can consider it pretty safe.
MM>Try PGP freeware, you can download it from the net. You can encrypt specific
MM>files. But if you lose/forget the password, you lose the file.
BMsc> So far I remember, you can buy a boot cd for win2k.
BMsc> Booting from this one, and you have access to encryped filesystems,
BMsc> without any problems.
BMsc> Well, I might remember wrong.
From: Tony - CIA;CISA;CDP;CPA;MBA [mailto:tony572000 () hotmail com]
Sent: November 18, 2002 8:00 PM
To: SECURITY-BASICS () SECURITYFOCUS COM
Subject: Protect folder data.
I have some highly confidential data that I frequently access on in a
folder that is on my desktop computer (ie win2k). I want to make sure
no one but
me will able to see this data. Does anyone know of any
that will 1) en-crypt the data in the folder ....
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