The question: We’re trying to import (reverse engineer) some data from someone else’s MS SQL database, without any vendor support. In the past the data has been stored in either plain text or RTF so easy to extract. But this database has some ‘encrypted’ looking content. Where data is in this format there is another … Read more
I’m simulating the situation where I take a backup from instance A and restore it on instance B. I followed the doc to Backup to Disk with Encryption. Since I’m using only my desktop to simulate the whole process, after taking the backup of the database I took a backup of the certificate that was used as follows:
Recently I had an SSD fail and am attempting to do a data recovery. The data recovery company tells us that it is complicated because the build-in drive controller uses encryption. I presume this to mean that when it writes data to the memory chips it stores it in an encrypted format on the chips. If this is true, why on earth would they do that?
The question: I often need to get passwords from clients for FTP, SSH, MySQL, Authorize.net, etc. What’s an easy way for them to send me passwords securely? Maybe even without them needing a login/password? Encrypted IM sessions are a hassle to set up with non-techies. Phone calls break up my concentration and require arranging. (Are … Read more
If I have a partition like /dev/hd1 that is unencrypted and want it to be encrypted, but want to keep everything currently in that partition, how can I do that?
I know how to mount an ext3 filesystem in OS X with MacFUSE and fuse-ext2. But how can I mount an encrypted ext3 volume?
Recently I switched to GIT along and picked bitbucket to host my code.
This is fairly easy.
I’ve used NTFS+Bitlocker in the past for USB external hard drives, and it’s easy to use in read+write on Windows.
Is it possible to encrypt a message using PGP so that multiple recipients (each with their own public private keypair) can decrypt it? I’d like to email one message which can be decrypted by each person with their own keys.