Questions tagged [encryption]

Encoding information in a way so that it can only be decoded if a secret is known; used to prevent exposure of data to other parties.

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Debian 11 LUKS mod: hang/freeze when init is supposed to start

I'm trying to modify a Debian 11 Raspi image to boot from a LUKS device. When booting, the last lines being logged are HID (input device) detection, and after a couple of seconds: kernel: random: crng ...
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Setup Btrfs RAID1 with LUKs encryption and remote unlocking via SSH with Dropbear

I can successfully boot a Btrfs RAID1 Pi4 on two SSD's by following these steps. I intend to upgrade it to use system encryption, and be able to unlock it at boot via a dropbear console; I don't need ...
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Pi wont boot from external SSD with ecrypted LUKS container and LVM partition layout

I want to achieve a setup in which I boot from an external SSD harddrive in an USB Raid enclosure. The root directory lies in an encrypted luks container. The boot partition is unencrypted The problem ...
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Unencrypting Berryboot LUKS encrypted SSD

I am new to the RPi and recently installed an OS on an M.2 SSD (Argon one M.2 case) using Berryboot on an RPi4, and chose to encrypt the entire drive during installation. If I now want to remove the ...
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Idea about encryption with Pi

I had an idea about having an encrypted partition on the Pi's SD card which can be auto-decrypted with a headless setup (no keyboard available for manual decryption). Would it not be possible to ...
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Does the Raspberry Pi 4's processor support ARM's SHA256 instructions?

According to Wikipedia, every Armv8 processor should support sha256 hashing instructions however /proc/cpuinfo doesn't list it. Could there be a failure to identify the feature by the kernel? ...
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How can I enable wireless for a dropbear-initramfs

I'm trying to unlock cryptdisks over wifi+ssh. It's fairly common to have luks disks + ssh, but I've never seen a tutorial geared towards wifi. In fact, if you run update-initramfs -u -v -k $(uname -r)...
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How do you encrypt SWAP on Raspberry Pi OS?

I followed the instructions at Transparent Encryption For a User's Home Folder to encrypt my home folder. It all worked except the last command: sudo ecryptfs-setup-swap returned: Unknown device &...
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How to mount a VeraCrypt container on a RPi with optimal performance?

On a Raspberry Pi, in order to use a VeraCrypt encrypted container/partition, which solution offers the best performance between installing VeraCrypt or using cryptsetup (that seems to support it)? ...
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Why is RPI OS "installed" in such a weird manner, and how can I install it like normal Linux distros are installed? [closed]

To get RPI OS on my RPI, I have to use a special software to "burn" an image onto a memory card, then make an empty file called "ssh" on it, then put it into my RPI. Then it's &...
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Does this "NOOBS" installer contain a simple option to encrypt the system disk? [closed]

When "burning" one of these to the memory card, the resulting Raspberry Pi OS installation is installed without encryption: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspberry-pi-os/ I've found ...
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How do I encrypt the entire system with VeraCrypt on the command line on Raspberry Pi OS?

With an unspeakable amount of problems, which I will spare you, I finally have managed to install Raspberry Pi OS and VeraCrypt. I have used VeraCrypt (and, previously, TrueCrypt) for many years, but ...
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What step am I missing in my installation schema for Raspberry Pi OS on my headless RPI 1 to enable encryption?

This is what I have written down to myself after trying what was then called Raspbian out a while ago: Go to: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspberry-pi-os/ Download the "Lite" ZIP ...
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Wierd output in python from serial connection output

Output: b'00000-000000\r\n' b'450302198011281530\r\n' b'' b'' b'+\x00--To--\r\x12-\x00000800\r\x12-\x00000800\r\x12' b'-\x00000800\r\x12-\x00000800\r\x12' b'-\x00000800\r\x12-\x00000800\r\x12' ...
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Encrypt whole root or home on Headless RPi zero

My question is, what possibilities are there to make your data secure on a headless Pi. I'm pretty sure that making it disk encrypted needs an interface also with home but I want to decrypt/unlock it ...
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using passlib with argon2 gives MissingBackendError

Installed passlib on my Windows 10 pc to study how to store passwords To use passlib with argon2 I installed that argon2-cffi too just as it shows in the passlib documentation Runs fine on my laptop, ...
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Private key auth for VNC server

I've locked down SSH using a private key and would like to do the same for VNC Server. having a look for guides but haven't found much yet. If someone could point me in the right direction it'd be ...
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Is full disk encryption viable on a Pi3

I have a need for full disk encryption on two Pi3s with will be used for an autonomous robotic project. I see LUKS is available for Buster with remote unlock, which is necessary since the 2 Pi3s will ...
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Raspbian: dm_mod missing after mkinitramfs on luks encrypted partition

It appears that after a kernel update happened, and rebooted for, Raspbian will no longer boot. (RPi4) After entering the (correct) encryption key when prompted, the mount fails with error: Cannot ...
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How to encrypt whole file system of Raspbian Buster

We have done a project with Raspberry Pi 3B. I have read something about filesystem encryption of the Raspberry Pi/Raspbian. Also, I read this question which answered years ago (too old!). I didn't ...
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motion not encrypted even with https

Edit : I found a workaround, please see the Edit at the end. I have a raspberry PI 3 running Raspbian Buster. I'm trying to set up motion 4.2.2 with 2 cameras to make a little surveillance system, ...
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Configure my Raspberry Pi 4 B to become a Tor-powered Hotspot

I want to be able to connect from my computer to my pi to automatically connect to tor. This would entail that when I can technically use Tor from any browser on my computer. I have tried methods ...
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Pi cannot boot when encrypted USB SSD drive is attached

I have a Pi 4, running Raspbian 10 Buster. I have an attached SSD drive with LUKS encryption. When I restart the Pi, it wouldn't boot if the SSD is attached. Once I unplug it, it boots well and I can ...
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Does Raspberry Pi 4 processor support AES-NI instructions?

In the interest of minimizing timing attacks on my OpenVPN and similar connections, does Raspberry Pi 4 support AES-NI instructions? Some reference to AES is made in the technical reference manual, ...
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