[plug] USB stick

ıuoʎ yonjah at gmail.com
Wed May 28 02:05:57 UTC 2014

I doubt if you will find any good ones that will work without admin access
since it make the whole procedure insecure.
You cannont protect yourself if you give your credentials on a machine you
can't trust
(for good security I would try to avoid using my keys on any machine that
other people than me have admin access).

so I would go with truecrypt for the most sensitive files.
Any files you think you'll need to use on a 3rd party machine I would save
insecure on the drive or if you afraid
the drive will be stolen but less afraid about using a rouge machine and
the less sensitive files are not too big
I would use some encrypted cloud service like wuala.
But unfortunately their web access requires Java which might be an issue.

On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 8:53 AM, Brad Campbell <brad at fnarfbargle.com> wrote:

> On 28/05/14 07:25, William Kenworthy wrote:
>> What options are there for a secure USB stick shared between windows and
>> Linux?
>> The Linux ones are my machines whist windows are mostly locked down win7
>> with no admin access (can run software but not install, or run direct
>> from USB).  On win7 I usually work directly on the USB whilst on Linux
>> they sync with a master using unison.
>> I would like to secure all, but could restrict it to a small number of
>> the most sensitive files against losing the stick.
> EncFS ? I use it on Linux, but apparently there is a userspace Windows
> port : http://members.ferrara.linux.it/freddy77/encfs.html
> My first thought was Truecrypt, but I have no experience with it at all
> and believe it requires an admin installed driver on Windows.
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