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Re: Ho to Encrypt specific local files?



"Peter Gordon" <[email protected]> writes:

> It'd be a bit tedious, but you could probably use GPG for this purpose.
> However, since your GPG key pair would likely be on the same drive, you should
> instead use something like a symmetric AES256 cipher instead of using its PKI
> utilities (`gpg --cipher-algo AES256 --symmetric ...`).

Why do you think it's a problem that the key is on the same drive? Any
reasonably intelligent person would protect the private key with a
passphrase, to stop unauthorized people from using the key if they manage
to get their hands on your laptop.

Regards
Ingemar


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