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Encrypted Firefox profile. Troubleshooting.

How to restore your Firefox profile?

Rohos Disk Encryption creates encrypted partition on computers or USB flash drives.  “Hide folder” option in Rohos Disk Encryption brings affordable and AES 256 strength encryption solution to improve security issues by preventing unauthorized access to your Internet apps, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Skype on your PC by local or network users. Your encrypted Firefox profile save all passwords, bookmarks, history after web surfing into Rohos disk. We have tested this feature for more then four months. During our testing it was determined the only bag. Although it is not so essential but we want to share with you how to fix this bag.

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How to lock Skype and encrypt Skype profile folder

Today Skype offers cool features like chatting, file sharing, video calls and even calls to landlines. However your instant message history, contacts list, phone numbers etc, are stored in an open form. Anyone who is using your PC could read this information with special tool. Also children are exposed to on-line dangers such as bullying, viruses and obscene material.

Here is the solution on how to lock your Skype application from Kids and encrypt your Skype profile folder with your IM history and other private data. This solution is also applied for such applications like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera.


So why do you need to lock Skype Application?

Your Skype profile contains a lot of confidential data like contact list, IM-history, calls history etc. This data  is not encrypted by default. It means anyone who uses your PC can use this information easily. If you have one computer to use for all 5 members of your family or live with a roommate then you’d probably like to have a higher level of privacy for you Skype chat logs, received files and many other.

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How to password protect Google Chrome profile with encryption

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers for Windows. However it doesn’t have a master password feature. It means all of your passwords, credit card number, web logins are open for anybody who uses your PC.
Here you will find out how to protect your Google Chrome profile including history  with a master password and strong encryption. This solution is also applied for Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Skype.

Master Password and web logins

As a Firefox user I should say that I love the security measures Mozilla Firefox took, meaning its Master Password. It’s something that Google Chrome definitely missing. Anyone using your PC can easily retrieve your web logins and passwords saved in Chrome by using some tricks or tools like ChromePass. Bookmarks and history are also opened for anyone. Google Chrome saves your data in plain form so you have a risk of finding your private information being looked through or even stolen.

Password Management

Every browser released in the last decade has some sort of password management system, and Google Chrome is no different. Any time a password is saved, you’re first prompted with the save password bar. In Chrome, this feature is called Password Manager. It is responsible for a lot of stuff, but what we really care about whether these passwords and web logins are well protected and the best way would be to password protect the whole Google Chrome folder with its contents: cookies, browsing history, download history, bookmarks, cache etc.

Rohos Mini Drive – best free portable encryption utility that will easily password protect your Google Chrome profile.

Today I’ll show you how to keep your Chrome data secure, and encrypt the whole profile directory with Rohos encryption programs so anyone else won’t have the ability to access Chrome and explore your privacy any more.

Requirements:

  • Installed Rohos Mini Drive (freeware) or Rohos Disk Encryption (shareware).
  • Created virtual encrypted disk.
  • At least 100 mb free space on the virtual encrypted disk.
  • Google Chrome application should be closed.
  • If you have Google Desktop application you need to close it also (and stop GoogleDesktop.exe process)

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Rohos Mini and Rohos Disk v.1.8. Keep folders hidden!

(updated February 10, 2011)

You share your computer with somebody but would rather keep your data private??? It’s not always possible. Using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Skype??? Well, for an experienced user it’s a piece of cake to find and look through your Skype chat’s logs without being signed into your account. And now you can keep all those gawkers away from your computer data with Rohos encryption programs.

Rohos Developers have been asked to implement Hide folder feature which in future will eventually step-by-step lead to the long-awaited feature – complete Account Encryption (all applications and data are encrypted) but about this you’ll learn more later.

Hide folder option in Rohos Mini Drive and Rohos Disk Encryption brings affordable and AES 256 strength encryption solution to your security issues by preventing unauthorized access to your private data in PC folders by local or network users. Your protected items can be quickly and easily rendered inaccessible to other users but are instantly accessible when you turn on your Rohos disk.

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