Encrypt Your Data Files in Windows

GPG4WinYesterday, I wrote a post on how to encrypt your sensitive data files in Linux. Today, I am putting a similar tutorial for Windows users. The idea is that these days, it’s difficult to keep track of all the usernames and passwords for the various accounts we all have across multiple websites. Using the same password for each of them is dangerous and saving the passwords in an unencrypted file is even worse. So I keep these sensitive pieces of information in an encrypted data file. It’s pretty straightforward. Here is how you do it…

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Encrypt Your Data Files in Linux

Encrypt Data File

Are you one of the people who has countless accounts on various websites requiring you to remember all the user names and passwords? At some point, you either end up reusing the same password, which is quite dangerous to do, or you start writing down the passwords and user names to a file on your computer so that you can find them later on, which can be even more dangerous if not encrypted.

Luckily, there is a simple way to encrypt your text files containing sensitive data such as passwords, account numbers, credit card numbers, and so on. In this tutorial, I will show you how to do that in Linux Ubuntu (should work for any distribution).

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