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PseUDO
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      09-21-2005
Iv'e had a look on google for some software to password protect a USB
drive, cant seem to find anything that is "free", anyone know of
anything that can help secure a flash drive??

PseUDO
 
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shannon
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      09-21-2005
PseUDO wrote:

> Iv'e had a look on google for some software to password protect a USB
> drive, cant seem to find anything that is "free", anyone know of
> anything that can help secure a flash drive??
>
> PseUDO


http://neocrypt.sourceforge.net/ or maybe a password protected zip archive.
 
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John A Fergusion
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      09-21-2005
On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 08:49:55 +1200, PseUDO wrote:

> Iv'e had a look on google for some software to password protect a USB
> drive, cant seem to find anything that is "free", anyone know of
> anything that can help secure a flash drive??
>
> PseUDO


If you're only going to access the data using windows you could have a look
at TrueCrypt (http://www.truecrypt.org) operating in Traveller Mode.
 
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SNOman
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      09-22-2005
John A Fergusion wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 08:49:55 +1200, PseUDO wrote:
>
>
>>Iv'e had a look on google for some software to password protect a USB
>>drive, cant seem to find anything that is "free", anyone know of
>>anything that can help secure a flash drive??
>>
>>PseUDO

>
>
> If you're only going to access the data using windows you could have a look
> at TrueCrypt (http://www.truecrypt.org) operating in Traveller Mode.


2nd truecrypt. Use it on notebooks to encrypt partitions and have set it
up to stealth auto mount for specific user accounts only
 
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Alan
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      09-22-2005
"PseUDO" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Iv'e had a look on google for some software to password protect a

USB
> drive, cant seem to find anything that is "free", anyone know of
> anything that can help secure a flash drive??
>
> PseUDO
>


Something like AxCrypt perhaps (this has received a lot of very
positive comments in side by side reviews such as on PCMech IIRC):

http://axcrypt.sourceforge.net/

http://www.pcmech.com/newsletter/vie...=103&type=text

HTH,

Alan.


 
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PseUDO
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      09-22-2005
Alan wrote:
> "PseUDO" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:WHjYe.13428$(E-Mail Removed)...
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>>Iv'e had a look on google for some software to password protect a

>
> USB
>
>>drive, cant seem to find anything that is "free", anyone know of
>>anything that can help secure a flash drive??
>>
>>PseUDO
>>

>
>
> Something like AxCrypt perhaps (this has received a lot of very
> positive comments in side by side reviews such as on PCMech IIRC):
>
> http://axcrypt.sourceforge.net/
>
> http://www.pcmech.com/newsletter/vie...=103&type=text
>
> HTH,
>
> Alan.
>
>

Thanks everyone, i'll take a look at those websites

PseUDO
 
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shannon
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      09-22-2005
PseUDO wrote:


> Thanks everyone, i'll take a look at those websites
>
> PseUDO


Good luck, there is one more contender which is cross platform
http://www.scherrer.cc/crypt/
 
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Alan
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      09-22-2005

"PseUDO" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>> Something like AxCrypt perhaps (this has received a lot of very
>> positive comments in side by side reviews such as on PCMech IIRC):
>>
>> http://axcrypt.sourceforge.net/
>>

http://www.pcmech.com/newsletter/vie...=103&type=text
>>
>> HTH,
>>
>> Alan.
>>
>>

> Thanks everyone, i'll take a look at those websites
>
> PseUDO
>


This is the HTML version of the PCMech article, with link to the
source of the review too:

http://www.pcmech.com/newsletter/vie...=103&type=html

HTH,

Alan.




 
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Gordon
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      09-22-2005
On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 12:31:20 +1200, shannon wrote:

> Good luck, there is one more contender which is cross platform
> http://www.scherrer.cc/crypt/


Web site says windows 2000 and XP. Hardly cross platform eh?

 
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Lawrence D'Oliveiro
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      09-24-2005
In article <11xndpwfwmsrh$.1jhzevbz6rdva$(E-Mail Removed)>,
John A Fergusion <J.Ferguson@127.0.0.1> wrote:

>On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 08:49:55 +1200, PseUDO wrote:
>
>> Iv'e had a look on google for some software to password protect a USB
>> drive, cant seem to find anything that is "free", anyone know of
>> anything that can help secure a flash drive??

>
>If you're only going to access the data using windows you could have a look
>at TrueCrypt (http://www.truecrypt.org) operating in Traveller Mode.


Where do these encryption utilities store the decrypted files? Are they
securely deleted afterwards?
 
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