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How to encrypt your E-Mails?

Encrypting your E-Mails is a very simple and easy task. This tutorial will show how you can encrypt your E-Mails by following just a few steps. We will be using “Thunder Bird” which is a free E-Mail application that’s easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features! Apart from that we will also look over “Enigmail” which is one of the Thunderbird extensions that helps you to secure emails. It enables you to write and receive E-Mail messages signed and/or encrypted with the OpenPGP standard. Sending and receiving encrypted and digitally signed E-Mail is simple using Enigmail. “Pretty Good Privacy” (PGP) is a data encryption and decryption computer program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication signing, encrypting and decrypting texts, E-mails, files, directories and whole disk partitions.
Prior jumping to encrypting E-Mails you must know the terminologies as “PUBLIC KEY”, “PRIVATE KEY” and “DIGITAL CERTIFICATES”. Public key is the key to lock or encrypt the plain text, and where as private key is to unlock or decrypt the cipher text. Public key is published over servers or send to intended person via E-Mail via private key is kept secret. Neither key will do both functions. A digital signature is basically a way to ensure that an e-mail is authentic and it has not been altered in any way since that person created it.
You can even learn how to encrypt your E-Mails by following a few simple steps mentioned below:

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Setting Up Secure Wireless Networks in Homes?

In this modern age of technological advancements, each and every institution is moving towards wireless networking with increased broadband internet speed. Wireless routers and LAN cards play an important role in this technological advancements, allowing people at the two ends of the world to connect with each other at any instant. With the wireless technology, people can stay connected with each other even while out on the road. This has really bridged the gap of communication, with the help of which businesses have really prospered over the years. Along with the many benefits that a wireless network connection brings to us, there are various internet security issues which needs to be addressed. Setting up secure wireless networks in homes is not as difficult as it seems to be.
This tutorial shows you how to setup a wireless internet (WLAN) connection at home. The network allows sharing of internet access with multiple users to surf the web. With the inception of internet routers (like Linksys and D-link wireless routers) setting up internet networks at home has become easier and more simpler. Follow the step by step process given below for setting up secure wireless networks in homes.

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How to Be Safe when Using Wi-Fi?

In this video you would learn how to stay safe when using wi-fi.

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