Category: Encryption Tools

Tails

Tails is a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly. It is a complete operating system designed to be used from a DVD, …

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T r u e C r y p t

TrueCrypt is a software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted volume (data storage device). Onthe-fly encryption means that data is automatically encrypted right before it is saved and decrypted right after it is loaded, without any user intervention. No data stored on an encrypted volume can be read (decrypted) without using the correct password/keyfile(s) …

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gpg4usb

gpg4usb is a very easy to use and small portable editor to encrypt and decrypt any text-message or -file you want. gpg4usb is free software, and it is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Download Gpg4USB

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KeePassX

KeePassX is an application for people with extremly high demands on secure personal data management. It has a light interface, is cross platform and published under the terms of the GNU General Public License. KeePassX saves many different information e.g. user names, passwords, urls, attachments and comments in one single database. For a better management …

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gpg4o – GPG for Outlook 2010

The AddIn ‘gpg4o‘ newly developed by Giegerich & Partner was designed for utilization with Microsoft Outlook 2010 ® and offers all important functions of the OpenPGP encryption system and other features such as e.g.: Encrypting and decrypting E-mails (plain-text and HTML) Receiving PGP/MIME E-mails Support of GnuPG 2.0 Automatical search for updates Installation of updates …

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Gpg4win

Gpg4win (GNU Privacy Guard for Windows) is encryption software for files and emails. Gpg4win enables users to securely transport emails and files with the help of encryption and digital signatures. Encryption protects the contents against an unwanted party reading it. Digital signatures make sure that it was not modified and comes from a specific sender. …

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KeePass Password Safe

KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to …

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GNU Privacy Guard

GnuPG is the GNU project’s complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard as defined by RFC4880 . GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line …

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pidgin-wincred (Integrate pidgin and the credential manager on windows)

Pidgin usually stores passwords as plaintext, which is generally considered a poor idea. This plugin uses the Windows Credential Manger to log passwords, which in theory only allows the user who wrote the credentials to read them back. Many would argue this is a more secure form of password storage. This plugin has primarily been …

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Sophos Free Encryption

Sophos Free Encryption is easy to use and fast. We designed it to work in any situation, for businesses and individuals. You choose which files you want to encrypt and email safely.

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Trend Micro Email Encryption Client

Trend Micro Email Encryption Client is a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook that enables secure, confidential and private email communications between you and any of your Outlook contacts. Since regular email is transmitted “in the clear”, it is vulnerable to interception and eavesdropping on the Internet and by online email providers such as Gmail, Hotmail and …

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