How can clients easily and securely send me passwords?

The question: I often need to get passwords from clients for FTP, SSH, MySQL,, 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

How to password protect an external hard drive without encrypting it?

I carry my external hard drive around with me sometimes, and was wondering if there was a way to password protect the entire drive, with no hassles or anything, just a simple password protection…if possible this solution should prevent someone from trying to format the drive…thanks!