Once you have generated your key pair, you need to make sure you back it up safely, to prevent the loss of the keys if the computer crashes or is re-installed. The reasons the public key is exported to a text file: 1. To make sure the key is stored off the computer somewhere safely. … Continue reading How to export your public key to an ASCII / text file in GnuPG
When you create or generate a new GPG or GnuPG key pair, it is stored in your key ring. Keys stored within the key ring can be listed using using the command as below in the Linux terminal. $ gpg --list-public-keys <enter> /home/user/.gnupg/pubring.gpg ------------------------------ pub 4096R/3949C65A 2014-11-28 [expires: 2015-11-28] uid John N. Doe <email@example.com> sub … Continue reading How to list GnuPG or GPG public keys
When you create or generate a new GPG or GnuPG key pair, it is stored in your key ring. Keys stored within the key ring can be listed using using the command as below in the Linux terminal. $ gpg --list-secret-keys <enter> /home/user/.gnupg/secring.gpg ------------------------------ sec 4096R/3949C65A 2014-11-28 [expires: 2015-11-28] uid John N. Doe <firstname.lastname@example.org> ssb … Continue reading How to list GnuPG or GPG secret keys
Many of us would like to protect our data stored in files, emails, online and elsewhere. The point is, that with the kind of investigative eyes on user data worldwide, we need a robust mechanism that does not leak. One of those mechanisms is PGP - Pretty Good Privacy. Pretty Good Privacy or PGP as … Continue reading How to create a GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) GnuPG key pair for yourself
Most folks using smart phones go with the default email application of Android. This is the default GMail application or the standard email application. The post encourages you to use K-9 Email Client on Android. It is to let you know how you can install a better application that supports more email services and features. … Continue reading K-9 eMail client for Android and APG for GPG (PGP) encryption
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