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Privacy Watch: Back Up Safely With SpiderOak

The SpiderOak secure online backup service protects you by encrypting your data with keys that only you know.

Tools Released at Defcon Can Crack Widely Used PPTP Encryption

Security researchers released two tools at the Defcon security conference that can beat the encryption of certain PPTP sessions in less than a day's work.

Password Protection 101: Lessons From the eHarmony Data Breach

The passwords used by the eHarmony site visitors shows that names of sports teams, dogs, states and masculine and feminine names formed the foundation of many of the passwords.

Password Protect a Flash Drive

Enddylopez asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum about password protecting a flash drive

Encryption Is Not a Silver Bullet

Encryption is a crucial part of computer and data security, but don't ever make the mistake of believing any encryption is "unbreakable".

Privacy Watch: Spotflux Guards Your Privacy for Free

A new startup's free app anonymizes and encrypts your connection, and scans for malware, while you browse.

Encryption Tips from WWII

Secret wartime projects drove "incredible" advances, and the German Enigma cypher machine is still a challenge for codebreakers.

'Flame' Spread Via Rogue Microsoft Security Certificates

Microsoft issued a security advisory after discovering that the 'Flame' malware attack exploits a flaw to appear as if it's legitimate code from Microsoft.

'Tinba' Bank Trojan Burrows into Browsers to Steal Logins

An astonishing 20KB in size, Tinba retains enough sophistication to match almost anything that can be done by much larger malware types.

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Recover Encrypted Files From An Old Hard Drive

Jeff Hudgins removed the hard drive from a dying computer, and via USB plugged it into a new PC. But he can't access his files. They're encrypted.

How to Encrypt Your Email

Data encryption is a complicated subject, but our top-level overview and general guide to email encryption will help you understand the basics. Learn to encrypt your Internet connection, sent and stored email with this basic tutorial.

Why 'Bull Mountain' Makes Ivy Bridge More Secure

Intel's new Ivy Bridge processors are faster and more efficient than previous CPUs, and--thanks to 'Bull Mountain'--they're also more secure.

For a Truly Private Social Network, Try RetroShare

With its 'friend-to-friend' approach, this free and open source service offers a secure way to chat and share files with only the people you trust.

Email Encryption Made Free and Easy With Enlocked

Enlocked is a free service that takes the confusion out of email encryption.

New Key Technology Simplifies Data Encryption in the Cloud

The migration to the cloud has introduced a new set of complex security issues for IT teams to manage due to the lack of direct control over the security of the data.

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