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CentOS 5.3: Encrypted Block Devices

http://beginlinux.com

CentOS 5.3 now comes with disk encryption. When you install the operating system you have the option to encrypt block devices, partitions that you create. Block device encryption requires a passphrase or key as authentication in order to access the data on that partition.

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To encrypt or not? That is the question

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Even before someone hacked Sarah Palin's Yahoo Mail account I had been wondering whatever happened to encryption.

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Encrypted Private Directory in Ubuntu 8.10

http://tombuntu.com

One feature I've been looking forward to in Ubuntu 8.10 is the encrypted private directory. With this feature, you'ecll get a folder called Private in your home. Private will work just like a normal folder, but it will be transparently encrypted and automatically locked and unlocked when you log in and out.

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Quickly encrypt and decrypt files with GPG

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Need to quickly encrypt a file or an archive? You can do this using the GPG encryption software which is installed by default on many mainstream Linux distributions.

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Video: Linux HOWTO, Secure Your Data with GnuPG

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This tutorial shows how you can use GnuPG to secure and verify data on your Linux box but the first part is relevant for Windows users too.

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Encrypt Your USB Drive with TrueCrypt

http://www.linuxhaxor.net

Last week, on the new MacHaxor site, I explained how to create an encrypted disk image on a mac, but there are similar tools available for Linux. TrueCrypt allows you to make all kinds of encrypted containers, but one of the most interesting is a hidden partition.

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Is Hushmail Still Safe? I do some research

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"I have been talking to quite a few people about Hushmail and I have been getting mixed reviews. For a long time, Hushmail was considered a very secure email provider until an affidavit from a DEA agent in 2007 raised concerns. And now there's this sketchy post on Cryptome saying their PGP app might be backdoored.

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Encrypted Root LVM

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial deals only with how to add an extra encrypted physical volume to a volume group pool containing other encrypted physical volumes. This is typical scenario if, at first, you have set up your encryption at a physical partition level (/dev/sdaX where X is the a number of your partition), then you setup your LVM on top of the encrypted partition.

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Protecting directory trees with gpgdir

http://www.linux.com

gpgdir uses GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) to encrypt and decrypt files or a directory tree. You could accomplish the same objective by tarring the filesystem up and then encrypting the tar.gz file with GnuPG, but then you would still have to shred or wipe every file in the original directory tree. With gpgdir the whole tree is encrypted in one command.

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Sign & Encrypt your Emails with Thunderbird/Enigmail

http://tuxtraining.com

Thunderbird is a great and well know open source email client brought to you by the same group that puts out Firefox. But like Firefox, there’s extensions we can add to it to make an already secure application more secure. Welcome to the world of signing and encrypting your emails

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Truecrypt 5.0 is out, now with GUI for linux

http://www.truecrypt.org

A new version of Truecrypt is out with a bunch of new features including the ability to encrypt an entire system partition with pre-boot authentication, and finally a GUI for Linux users.

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Securing Linux laptops

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Laptop and notebooks are being stolen at an ever-increasing rate. In 2004, Safeware Insurance which sells computer insurance, estimated 600,000 laptop and notebooks a year were being stolen.

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TrueCrypt Tutorial: Truly Portable Data Encryption

http://polishlinux.org

TrueCrypt is free software that encrypts data “on-the-fly”. You can create an encrypted hard drive, a separate partition or a directory. TrueCrypt is portable -- it works on GNU/Linux and Windows. Worried about losing your valuable data when your laptop gets stolen? Don't wait and encrypt your data now!

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