• SSH Key Based Authentication

    There are many articles and tutorials out there on how to configure SSH to use public key authentication. I wanted to share my findings on the subject and identify some interesting connections I made when setting it up myself. The following instructions will show you how to setup SSH key based authentication, using Ubuntu 12.04, on a local and remote machines.

  • File Encryption with ccrypt, axcrypt, and more

    Are you someone who keeps a text file on their Desktop with all there passwords in it? Do you write you account information and passwords on a sticky-note? I sure hope not! But if you do, consider encrypting that password file with high-grade encryption using reliable freeware.

    I will review three free encryption applications; CCrypt, AxCrypt, and OpenSSL.

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