Forum discussion tagged with Encryption.
  1. R

    Solved! how to encrypt data storage in pixel 4a phone ?

    Hi guys, There is an option to encrypt the storage in google pixel 4a? besides pin code and fingerprint scan. Thanks for the help :)
  2. D

    Question How to have Bitlocker not prompt user for password?

    Hi, first time posting! I've been scouring the internet trying to figure this out but so far no luck, hoping someone can help. I'm testing BitLocker currently at my work and I've been tasked with with setting it so that the laptops are encrypted, and when someone plugs a flash drive in it will...
  3. J

    Secure voice app needed, not require everyone else use

    I am looking for a secure voice app that allows me to call and receive from anyone. I don't need "end to end" encryption. Mainly concerned about local eavesdropping. It seems all the security apps require the other party to install it as well.
  4. T

    Solved! my PC infected with UUDJVU ransome virus

    my PC infected with UUDJVU ransome virus all my files has encrypted with UUDJVU and let me a message to pay them money to restore the files so what should i do ?
  5. M

    Solved! Infected by GandCrab 5.0.4 Encryption? [Help] Can we decrypt GandCrab 5.0.3 acyCan we decrypt GandCrab 5.0.4 Encryption?

    Please help me to remove Gandcrab 5.0.4. ---= GANDCRAB V5.0.4 =--- ***********************UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT DELETE THIS FILE, UNTIL ALL YOUR DATA IS RECOVERED*********************** *****FAILING TO DO SO, WILL RESULT IN YOUR SYSTEM CORRUPTION, IF THERE ARE DECRYPTION...
  6. E

    Solved! Bitlocker encryption problem

    I was running bitlocker (win7) on an external 1500gb HDD and halfway through USB cable got loose and bitlocker launcher/process module crashed or stopped. Now it might be running in "background" but it's not showing on screen since in task manager I see "BdeUISrv.exe" running, but I really...
  7. B

    Solved! how can i fix my encryption unsuccessful .HTC phone

    I tried to reboot, I tried to factory data reset but nothing happened but the same old thing
  8. S

    Solved! Can we decrypt GandCrab 5.0.3 Encryption? [Help]

    GandCrab 5.0.3 ransomware infected my pc now i have removed it in safemode but my pictures and other files are encrypted, so i need to know is decrypting is possible or not?
  9. H

    hi i forgot the pattern lock of my mobile then i sent it to a shop and now when i open it there appears encryption unsuccessfu

    i have problem with my phone . it says encryption unsuccessful. and when i try to reset it and then reboot it then nothing does happen . when the mobile restarts it again says encryption unsuccessful. what should i do now?
  10. G

    New 'Cold Boot' Attack Unlocks Mac, PC Disk Encryption

    If you think your files are safe because you use Microsoft’s BitLocker or Apple’s FileVault to encrypt your hard drive, you might be wrong. New 'Cold Boot' Attack Unlocks Mac, PC Disk Encryption : Read more
  11. N

    how to fix vodafone200 after encrytion unsecsessfull

    fone dont want to reset after unsecsessfull encryption
  12. F

    External drive password without encryption

    I have a USB drive that's used to backup my 'live data'. I have heard of malware that will encrypt all attached drive so I would I'd like to give the the backup drive some extra protection. Encryption would slow down the backups so I'd like to simply have a password to protect against this...
  13. M

    Reading game files through notepad is commonly impossible, why?

    You know, you got the newest game, and you are curious how the code looks like, and you use notepad to check out the game files, but then you see huge characters saying "NULL NULL NULL" in a weird font in black. I'v always though it's encryption, or it's just compiled. But, is there anyway to...
  14. R

    Cannot reset device after its encryption got unsuccessful????

    My Samsung Galaxy J5 handset was displaying encryption unsuccessful i tried to solve it by both ways safe mode and hard reset mode but failed.kindly guide me what to do??
  15. Tanyac

    Free POP Email services that are not US based

    I'm looking for a non-US free email service that works on a VPN, and who doesn't configure their services so they can't be white listed (Eg something ISPs here do). I've put this under privacy because that is the reason I'm looking to close my Yahoo account. I've tried GMX but the service is...
  16. Lutfij

    How To Keep Your Data Secure On Windows Laptop

    Although developers of OSes advertise that their latest offering is technologically advanced and the most secure OS that has ever graced the market, there’s no telling what people on the other end of your system are capable of doing. Give them enough time and they can find an intrusion point...
  17. H

    How to encrypt with Android 7.0

    Have a samsung tablet running Android 7.0 I want to encrypt it but there only seems to be an option for me to encrypt an SD card. Is Android 7.0 encrypted by default? If not how can I encrypt it? Ta
  18. M

    Solved! my question on encryption

    using asymmetric encryption when person A encrypts a message with their public key why cant someone just use their public key in reverse to decrypt that message
  19. S

    Encrypted RAR archive

    Hi guys! I have RAR file. I created there a word doc. The problem is, I locked the archive with a password. After working in Word doc for some time, I closed it. To all notifications about saving, I clicked "yes". However, because the RAR was locked it wasn't updated a word file. So I have 17Kb...
  20. P

    Does Bitlocker effect program performance?

    Hi everyone I am new to encryption and was wondering if having Bitlocker encrypting my WindowsOs drive would effect program performance. The programs I use daily are Sketchbook and Maya. These are also on the same drive as Windows. Their save locations are on a different drive. Thank you for...
  21. F

    Looking to encrypt harddrive

    Looking for a good hardrive encryption software. Any suggestions.
  22. J

    Windows 7 Powershell

    I am continuously facing issues with my Windows 7 Powershell< And receiving an Encryption Error message as" Windows Powershell Isn't responding", If anyone could help me out as I am from a non-tech background and facing problem in solving this issue, I had also contacted [scammer url removed]...
  23. tarmiricmi

    BitLocker drive encryption questions

    Hello, I have two PCs that I wish to encrypt with BitLocker (system drive encryption). Windows 10 64bit 1607 on both PCs, identical 256 GB SSDs with similar free space. On first PC, encryption went OK. It offered me to save a password (or whatever that is). There is no option for BitLocker...
  24. S

    Huawei Y625-U51 Encryption unsuccessful

    My Huawei Y625-U51 gives the message Encryption unsuccessful i already tried to factory reset, put new firmware on it with apply update from external storage. But i can't find the firmware Y625-U51V100R001C577B103 I hope someone can help me.
  25. T

    Solved! Encrypting and decrypting videos

    So on my phone I encrypt files every now and then so other people who are occasionally get on my phone don't see it accidentally but I was wondering if using the famous app ES File Explorer build in encrypting feature on videos lower the quality at all. Also does continuous encrypting of the...
  26. V

    Cant remove my password

    I cant remove my phone password its showing " disabled by administrator, encryption policy...." What should i do
  27. B

    Windows 10 encryption

    I am not sure how this encryption works. If I encrypt a directory, will I be the only one who can read it ? If I copy the encrpted directory to an SD card, will it be unencrypted ? If not, how can I have the SD card version unencrypted.
  28. T

    Encryption V.S Performance

    Scenario: So i am about to encrypt my "hard drive", my system drive "C". Now i am going to use Veracrypt with these parameters: Encryption Algorithm(s): AES(TwoFish(Serpent)) Hash: SHA-512 Wipe Mode: 1-Pass (Random Data) Question: Will the cascaded encryption slow my rig down significantly, as...
  29. A

    McAfee Endpoint Encryption Issues

    I'm working on encrypting hunderds of pc's at work and I have made it through almost all of them with some small issue's. My computer was one of the first and had no problems until it blue screened. I rebuilt the computer (new ssd) and now I'm having the same issue as a few other people. DELL...
  30. M

    Encryption failed Screen in my Nubia Z9 mini

    I have my ZTE Model number Z9 mini for almost two years. Last night my stuff started randomly shutting down and all of the sudden google play has shutdown and the like four or five messages kept popping up. so restarted the phone and while it was rebooting I got a screen with the following...
  31. J

    Solved! [Problem] Android thinks my startup password is text but it's really a pattern. Now I can't enter the pattern to start it

    (I don't know which version it is and I can't check it now. All I know is that it's not the latest version (as there's one of those annoying, overly persistant update notifications I haven't responded to yet) and it's new enough to have a built-in torch function.) Background: after I set...
  32. S

    Solved! I want to eliminate the pin for lock screen but the "none" pin is greyed out, it says it is turned off by admin,encryption of

    How can I change the unlock pin so no pin is needed to unlock the screen. It's a real pain to have to do this every time the phone goes into hibernation. Galaxy s4. every time I try, the "none" is greyed out.
  33. C

    Using both 'Bitlocker' and 'VeraCrypt' at the same time on one partition

    Is it possible to encrypt a particular drive/partition using Bitlocker and then using VeraCrypt? Are there any advantages to doing this? The assumption is that the password used for Bitlocker is completely different than the one used by VeraCrypt and in both cases the password is more than 25...
  34. K

    file lost in folder lock?

    actually i installed anvi folder lock in my computer and i locked some files in E drive but unfortunately my os got corrupted and i was in a situation to change the operating system so, i wiped all the data in c drive to change the os .after changing the os i cant able to see the locked files in...
  35. S

    Drive encryption for Win+Linux dualboot

    Hey guys, I'm in need of encryption for all my hard drives. Thing is I need this to work seamlessly under both Win7 Pro as well as *buntu Linux. Pretty sure neither of the native solutions of one OS works in the other. Also, the OSs and some of the data will be on an SSD drive, then there are...
  36. M

    encryption data failed

    my samsung tablet 10.1 shows message encryption data failed do factory resettings. however i do not have any back of my precious photos and videos stored in it. Please help how to restore it.
  37. J

    Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 encryption guide

    If you buy a Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 for business, it comes equipped with Dell Data Protection Encryption. If you buy one for home and opt for Windows 10 Pro instead of Home, you can utilize BitLocker. If you have Windows 10 Home, you need to buy third-party encryption. This Dell XPS 13 2-in-1...
  38. N

    An error after restart the phone

    I have encrypted sd card of my samsung galaxy j5 , when i restarted the phone and the sd card was encrypting as anytime , I have an message says " an error occured sd encryption " then i found all my files on sd card still encrypted , they couldn't be open ,ridden only than i disable the sd card...
  39. Tanyac

    Free, Secure, Encrypted email service with smtp/pop features

    I'm using Thunderbird. I'm aware of Enigmail and GNUPG (The latter of which is very resource heavy, running 4 services at all times). By definition, anything that is cloud based is insecure. So I'm looking for an email provider that provides a free, secure, encrypted email experience with...
  40. gumbob3

    How does Asymmetrical Encryption Work??

    It doesn't make sense as to how one key can encrypt, and another will decrypt. Won't the decryption key always be the opposite of the encryption key?
  41. I

    Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from fantasy.premierleague.com (for exampl

    fantasy.premierleague.com normally uses encryption to protect your information. When Google Chrome tried to connect to fantasy.premierleague.com this time, the website sent back unusual and incorrect credentials. This may happen when an attacker is trying to pretend to be...
  42. C

    Encryption Unsuccessful Screen

    Let me start out telling you I'm a phone idiot. I have had my ZTE Model number Z932 for almost two years. I plugged it in followed the set up and put in my gmail info and it worked fine. I had some apps on there like Facebook, Messenger, my banking app, and credit card app. Last night my stuff...
  43. A

    All files encrypted with .odin

    Hello guys, All my files have a .odin extension to them.When i opened my pc my desktop wallpaper was:.I have scanned my pc with malwarebytes and removed all threats.Is there any way i can restore my files?I had no backups of this pc.
  44. drykill

    There's a zepto virus in my computer

    My computer is infected with ZEPTO virus they encrypt my important files and ask a ronsome to decrypt my files can anybody knows to recover my files from encryption of a virus? Your help is really appreciate!! Thank you!
  45. Kromletch

    HDD Encryption solutions help

    Hello, I am looking for a HDD encryption tool that will allow me to encrypt a drive for the user, then all they have to do is type in a password to "completely" decrypt it. As soon as they have to open control panel or do something with an application I know I will be getting a call. Any...
  46. W

    Backup program with encryption and selective restore, corrupt resistant

    Hi, TL:DR A solution that create multipart backup archive, but consider each archive as separate (not 001,002,004). Maybe you can help me. I am planning to make a backup of approx 500GB among many different type of files. I would like to have it encrypted and divided to parts, and then keep...
  47. D

    Security concerns.. Please help

    Hi all... I am developing a website for a beauty store and I have to include online shopping on the website. I want to encrypt all the data that the customers use during the transaction. The thing is that I am not much aware about the security part. One of my friends suggested cyber security...
  48. A

    One encrypting tool for Windows and Android

    Hi guys I looking for one application that would work with both Windows and Android encrypting thumb drives or portable HDDs. It would be best if the app would be portable itself. Do you know any? Cheers Aleck
  49. Paul Wagenseil

    Phone Network Hackers Could Steal Your WhatsApp Messages

    Security flaws in the global phone network affect secure messaging when adding new devices, which hackers can now do in your name. Phone Network Hackers Could Steal Your WhatsApp Messages : Read more
  50. Paul Wagenseil

    Cops Can Decrypt BlackBerry Messages, But That's No Shock

    It shouldn't surprise anyone that Canadian law enforcement can access communications encrypted by Canada's best-known technology company. Cops Can Decrypt BlackBerry Messages, But That's No Shock : Read more
  51. Paul Wagenseil

    Senate Bill Might Ban Unbreakable Encryption

    A bill circulating in the U.S. Senate would force companies like Apple to cooperate with police, and might ban strong encryption altogether. Senate Bill Might Ban Unbreakable Encryption : Read more
  52. K

    Double level encryption problems

    I have successfully been using 2 Ext hard drives 'WD my passport' with encryption and also on a different non encrypted drive been using truecrypt successfully to create an encrypted file volume. However, I have just tried to create a 2 level encryption by using veracrypt to create a file...
  53. Paul Wagenseil

    Apple-FBI Case May Suddenly Be Over

    Tuesday's hearing to decide whether Apple has to unlock a dead terrorist's iPhone is canceled after a third party offers to help the FBI. Apple-FBI Case May Suddenly Be Over : Read more
  54. Paul Wagenseil

    Encryption Pioneers Disagree About Apple-FBI Case

    The cryptographers whose work made the secure Internet possible can't agree on whom to support in the case of Apple vs. the FBI. Encryption Pioneers Disagree About Apple-FBI Case : Read more
  55. Paul Wagenseil

    Apple vs. FBI: What's Going On and Why It Matters

    The fight between Apple and the FBI over encrypted iPhones has been a long time coming. Here's what's happening and why it's important. Apple vs. FBI: What's Going On and Why It Matters : Read more
  56. D

    Looking for free Secure but not Encrypted E-mail service

    I don't need end to end encryption. ( I wish the messages were encrypted in transmission from server to server just for security but No One does that unless your sending mail to a party who needs it encrypted - how stupid is that !!) <-- Why doesn't anyone do that.. it seems to me that is the...
  57. J

    Combo AntiVirus Anti Spyware Firewall Encrypting

    Mates, i would like some recommendations! I wanted a Anti Virus, Anti Spyware and Firewall combo recommendation if possible (2016)! And if possible, a recommendation for an encryption software for my files! It doesn't matter if it is free or not. Thank you very much!
  58. N

    Some BitLocker Encryption Questions

    Hey everyone, I want to use BitLocker so if someone jacks my computer they can't actually use it. I have two questions for anyone in the know: how badly does BitLocker decrease performance on an SSD? and is BitLocker safe to use with all programs? My main concern is Steam and their VAC system...
  59. R

    WIndows 8.1 to 10 encrypted drive.

    My Notebook: HP ZBOOK 15" WIndows 8.1 64 bit Last week I decided to try and update my pc to WIndows 10, but because my drive is encrypted I first decided to try and decrypt it. So, I opened HP Client Security but nothing happens (I only see the loading circle for 2 secs and than nothing)...
  60. DylinPrestly

    NSA Proof Blackphone 2, Did I Just Waste My Money?

    Hey everyone. New to Tom's Hardware forum. Just wanted to get real tech opinions and what everyone thinks. I recently purchased the new Blackphone 2, a high end security phone by silent circle. I notice it's not running the normal Android OS that everyone is using, it's running "Android Silent...