Tag: cryptography

Eight Steps for Increased Privacy and Security

I have been reading up on privacy, computer- and information security and free software for quite a while now. These topics are very broad and can’t be summed up in just one post, so I’m going to write about eight steps that I think will increase your security and privacy while you are doing your

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How to Encrypt Files on GNU/Linux Using GPG, Ccrypt, Bcrypt and 7-Zip

I stumbled over yet another tutorial on how to encrypt files on GNU/Linux. And this is a good one, and easy to understand, so I thought I should share it here. It’s about how you can encrypt single files and multiple files (by compressing and encrypting them) using the command line. The article is named

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Simple Symmetric Encryption Using GnuPG

In this post I will show you how to use symmetric encryption to encrypt a file from the command line with a single password. I’ll keep it short and simple. I’ll use something called GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG). This guide is for GNU/Linux users in mind, just so you know.

CryptoParty and PRISM Break

For those of you that still doesn’t know about these two websites concerning privacy, security, anonymity, cryptography, free open source software etc., check them out: CryptoParty – cryptoparty.in – “Party like it’s December 31st, 1983”. PRISM Break – prism-break.org – “Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora.” They have some good information and

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