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BoxCryptor: A TrueCrypt Alternative Designed for Dropbox Security

Here at groovyPost we like keeping our data safe. From basic methods of protection, like a password, key, or a hidden directory, to heavy encryption methods and professional solutions to keep our data away from the wrong hands. Today we’ll review an incredibly easy to use encryption software, called BoxCryptor. Note from groovinJackman: This groovyReview […]

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How to Encrypt Your Dropbox Folder

We have a popular post here at groovyPost that compares Dropbox and SugarSync.  The lengthy review has given rise to quite a bit of discussion in the comments, including a bit of controversy over security. Dropbox and SugarSync, which both utilize Amazon’s S3 web storage, claim that your data is safe from hackers due to […]

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7-Zip – Freeware File and Folder Compression and Encryption Tool [groovyDownload]

Today after upgrading to the latest release of 7-Zip on my Windows 7 machine, I decided 7-Zip deserved an honorable mention since I’ve not spoken about the product here on groovyPost. (I know… long overdue!) Similar to RocketDock (which works with Windows 7 YAHOO!), 7-Zip is one of those applications I install immediately after building a […]

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Password Protect Microsoft Office 2003 Documents

Recently I wrote an article explaining how to Password Protect Office 2007 Documents. Because the process is so much different, I felt it necessary to write a separate groovy How-To Article for Password Protecting (and encrypting) Word 2003, Excel 2003, and PowerPoint 2003 documents (yes it’s also possible to add Passwords to Access – however, […]

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