April 27, 2011 · Security · 5 comments

This utility is intended to help eCryptfs recover data from their encrypted home or encrypted private partitions. It is useful to run this from a LiveISO or a recovery image. It must run under sudo or with root permission, in order to search the filesystem and perform the mounts.

The program can take a target encrypted directory on the command line.If unspecified, the utility will search the entire system looking for encrypted private directories, as configured by ecryptfs-setup-private.

If an encrypted directory and a wrapped-passphrase file are found, the user is prompted for the login (wrapping) passphrase, the keys are inserted into the keyring, and the data is decrypted and mounted.

If no wrapped-passphrase file is found, the user will be prompted for their mount passphrase. This passphrase is typically 32 characters of [0-9a-f]. All users are prompted to urgently record this randomly generated passphrase when they first setup their encrypted private directory.

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November 24, 2010 · General, Security · 15 comments

Avast Free 5, an A-list freeware antivirus app, provides the same steadfast protection of well-known, pricier antivirus programs. Avast is remarkable for both its effectiveness and arguably providing the most complete free antivirus on the market.
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September 19, 2010 · Security · 3 comments

YAPET is a text based password manager using the Blowfish encryption algorithm. Because of its small footprint and very few library dependencies, it is suited for installing on desktop and server systems alike.
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July 12, 2010 · Backup, General, Security · 5 comments

Few days ago after I've posted post "How To Reset Forgotten Ubuntu Password", someone ask me (or maybe not ask but give an opinion) about the security of Linux (we all know, "security" is one of the majority feature that Linux offered to us). How about the security if we can reset the root password as easy as that my post said.
After that, I think about that. And I haven't found the answer until now. But, I've got this useful tutorial from Ubuntu Forum. How we can set password protection to our GRUB
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July 9, 2010 · Backup, General, Security · 13 comments

reset ubuntu passwordContinuing my previous post "how to reset Windows password using Ubuntu", in this post I'll give solution "how to reset Ubuntu password".

It's really easy to reset Ubuntu password! Just log in root mode. And in Ubuntu this can be done by logging in when system reboot. So we logged in CLI mode. Here's the way, how to reset forgotten Ubuntu password. Check it out!

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