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securing a external usb hardrive?

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just wondering what you guys do to protect the data on your external usb drives?

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TrueCrypt. Its, free, easy and secure.

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so i can still open my files on other pc,s ?
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You can install Truecrypt on a USB-Stick and start it from there, so yes, it works.

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TrueCrypt is cool! i just extracted it to a folder and placed TrueCrypt on my external drive so that i can use TrueCrypt in "traveller" mode, thanks for the info

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If I need to protect files I zip them with 7z and add a 12 letter password... I wonder what your doing if you need it all to be encrypted
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i would tell you but then i would have to kill you. lol

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I don't protect mine, it never leaves the house.

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secure your house if thats where you store your external hdd

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Post by betaluva »

just warning about truecrypt, if you create a "container" to store your files in then be care full because someone can delete that "container" if they wanted to, i know because i created a dunmmy container and found that once i unmounted the container then it was possible to delete it.

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