Okay... on this blog post, we explained the finer details of GNU Privacy Guard or GPG or GnuPG or PGP. Activities that are required to be performed were explained in detail with the commands to perform them. However, you would still not be able to connect the dots, without this grand overview of GNU Privacy … Continue reading How to use GNU Privacy Guard / GnuPG / GPG / PGP to encrypt email and data
You can encrypt data locally on your computer using encfs. Although our ultimate goal is to move the data encrypted to dropbox and to be able to read it on our Android device. Install Dropbox on your Linux computer before you proceed with the instructions below. Open a terminal window in Linux. Create the encrypted … Continue reading How to use encfs on Linux to encrypt and decrypt data and sync with Dropbox
With advent of users having multiple devices and the need to consolidate data in a single place for it to be available on all those devices, online cloud storage services like Dropbox, Wuala, Google Drive, Skydrive, Box, etc have come up. I have only considered the free services. Each of these services has their own … Continue reading Which online data storage service should you use?
http://www.wuala.com is a free cloud storage service that offers 5gb of space to users. I was looking for something good that would have cross-platform personal file sharing capability with encryption. Obviously, the encryption had to be real good and secure and under my full control. Main advantage wuala does not take your encryption keys or … Continue reading Use Wuala to store encrypted data
Ubuntu One is a cloud storage service. It provides you with 5GB free, personal storage space that you can use to synchronize your data across several computing devices. You can have a file you saved on it from your desktop, made accessible on your smartphone, tablet or any other computer. Ubuntu One transmits the data … Continue reading How to store encrypted data in your Ubuntu One cloud storage space
You can encrypt a single local folder on your computer using EncFS. EncFS will encrypt your data as you create it. Therefore, it requires 2 folders - one to hold the encrypted data and one to hold the decrypted data. This method can be used on a Ubuntu or Fedora desktop to synchronize only encrypted … Continue reading How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux