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Old 09-19-2012, 11:36 AM   #1
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How encrypt a flash memory with independent run app ...?

How encrypt a flash memory that when use anywhere password prompt independently (without need any program to mount or run it)?
For example when use truecrypt and encrypt a file or device, i must use truecrypt to decrypt that file or device that i do not want run any program to access to file or device, when run it password prompt to me and unlock!

any ideas?
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Originally Posted by alirezaimi View Post
i do not want run any program to access to file or device, when run it password prompt to me and unlock
Let me counter that question and ask you this: given your understanding of how Linux works, what is it exactly then that should provide you with that password prompt in the first place?..
Old 09-19-2012, 12:09 PM   #3
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If you are going to use the drive in a multi-OS environment, then you can:

Get a multi-platform hardware-encryption capable drive (expensive).

Get a multi-platform portable software-encryption application. I think TrueCrypt has a portable version, so you can make a big encrypted container in the drive and leave a small place for the TrueCrypt portable executable. I am not sure, as I dropped Truecrypt for dm-crypt long time ago :-)

Pretending softwarless encryption without hardware integrated cryptography goes nowhere.

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Old 09-19-2012, 02:01 PM   #4
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It's an application that provides the prompt and encryption decryption (be it on media or infiormware). You aren't going to get around that. Given what seems to be your requirements I'd recommend something like an Ironkey. They aren't cheap but they are secure.


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