[oclug] File encryption utility?
raywood at magma.ca
Fri Jul 16 11:59:58 EDT 2004
On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 11:39:58AM -0400, Jack imagined:
> On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 22:17, Jack wrote:
> > I'm looking for a simple file encryption utility, something like:
> > enc < myfile > myfile.enc
> > Ideally, I'd like something that's available for both linux and
> > Windows. Any pointers?
> Thanks for the replies to the above question. I'm surprised at the
> discussion it generated!
> I found a simple solution: - Under linux, use zip with a password -
> Under Windows use winzip
> It ain't gnupg, but it's better than rot13!
True, it's better than rot13. But be warned that last time I checked
in, it was rather trivial to crack a zip-based password.
If this data is important at all, you would do well to investigate gnupg
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