How to use GNU Privacy Guard / GnuPG / GPG / PGP to encrypt email and data

Okay… on this blog, we explained the finer details of GNU Privacy Guard or GPG or GnuPG or PGP. Activities that are required to be performed were explained in detail with the commands to perform them.

However, you would still not be able to connect the dots, without this grand overview of GNU Privacy Guard . . . → Read More: How to use GNU Privacy Guard / GnuPG / GPG / PGP to encrypt email and data

How to use encfs on Linux to encrypt and decrypt data and sync with Dropbox

You can encrypt data locally on your computer using encfs. Although our ultimate goal is to move the data encrypted to dropbox and to be able to read it on our Android device.

Install Dropbox on your Linux computer before you proceed with the instructions below.

Open a terminal window in Linux.

Create the encrypted . . . → Read More: How to use encfs on Linux to encrypt and decrypt data and sync with Dropbox

DuckDuckGo.com search engine – reduce privacy concerns

If you have concerns about your privacy when using http://www.google.com, you can use http://www.duckduckgo.com or even https://www.duckduckgo.com. The main difference here is that duckduckgo.com does not track you while you search using their site.

Linkedin.com settings for privacy

Settings -> Groups, Companies & Companies and applications Manage settings for Linkedin plugins on third party sites Uncheck Yes, allow Linkedin to receive information about my visits to pages that use Linkedin plugins.

Data sharing with third-party applications Uncheck Yes, share my data with third party applications.

Settings -> Profile -> Privacy Controls Turn off . . . → Read More: Linkedin.com settings for privacy

Linkedin.com and your personal information

Recently, linkedin.com (http://www.linkedin.com) has introduced a slew of new features. Most features are introduced to enhance your experience with using the site, but there are others that appear very useful, but have some concerns over the information you have that you can control on the linkedin.com site.

When you create profiles on social networking sites . . . → Read More: Linkedin.com and your personal information

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