How to Encrypt and Decrypt Files and Directories Using Tar and OpenSSL

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Gabriel Cánepa

Gabriel Cánepa is a GNU/Linux sysadmin and web developer from Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. He works for a worldwide leading consumer product company and takes great pleasure in using FOSS tools to increase productivity in all areas of his daily work.

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2 Responses

  1. Quiark says:

    This is unsafe. Please don’t write about crypto if you don’t understand it, putting your readers at risk (that probably want to encrypt sensitive data, you know?)

    • Gabriel A. Cánepa says:

      Please enlighten us and share your wisdom – why is this unsafe in your opinion? An actual proof will be most appreciated. In the true spirit of open source and knowledge sharing, pointing out a flaw without providing a suggestion to improve something isn’t the way to go, you know?

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