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DiskLock
A new way to protect our data

 

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DiskLock is a security software that has no comparisons! This program lets to crypt the entire content of the hard disk and this keeps your data reserved to your eys only!

DiskLock
differs from the other security softwares able to crypt only some directory or a small part of your hard disk, it does a lot more!!! It lets you crypt really ALL the content of your drive including the swap file, your system registry and all the temporary directories and files.

DiskLock can be installed on Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP and Windows 2003.

- Click on the following LINK to read the F.A.Q.
- Click on the following LINK to read the installation procedure of the program.
- Click on the following LINK to have more details on cryptation methods.
- Download: DiskLock_PUB, Disklock_DOC

Features:

DiskLock install itself on the start partition of your PC, the so called boot partition!

Why is it important to crypt the entire content of the bootable hard disk wich host the Operative System?

  • The bootable drive contents the Operative System, its configuration files and the temporary files too. All these files can content the sensible data of the pc owner or the pc user. The hard drive of the pc contents sensible data that always risk to be read by "unauthorized eyes "
  • Need an example? When the Operative System needs to use more then the ram phisically installed in the pc, it creates a virtual ram that consists in the creation of a swap-file in the hard disk. Usually a Microsoft Windows O.S. allocates its swap file under "C:/Windows/win386.swp". The swap-file can be large hundreds and hundreds of megabytes and it can virtually include each type of data on wich we are working. The swap-file has a randomic composition, but it is certain that the personal informations that the pc-user is putting during his work with his pc are stored exactly in the swap-file of the Operative System. Reading the win386.swp file let us to grab many informations related to the use done on a personal computer!
  • We can do many other examples on the possibility to catch many more personal informations and data related to any pc -user. We all are usually forced to compress our data in compressed archyves to free some space on the hard disk or to make the files carried in floppies or other media. Some people likes to use programs like WinZip to compress the data, what we usually don't know is that when we create a *.zip archyve we leave many traces of this operation in some temporary directories e.g. like: "C:/Windows/Temp/_Za85971" (o something similar to that), these directories and their content can be easily found using some utilities called "undelete utillities" that can re-store the erased data.
  • The vulnerability of our data stored in our pc don't stop and we can do some more examples. The pc we use includes in its configuration some informations related to our habits. These informations can be catched later for the occorrence. We know that in "C:/Windows/Recent/" we can find all the links to fastly access to the last documents we have wrote or read. Also the Internet surfungs we usually do leave their traces in our computer, these last can be found in "C:/Windows/Temporary Internet Files/". The configuration registry leaves in "C:/Windows/*.ini" some informations related to the software installed in our machine.

All these data can be protected in various ways with some commercially available programs that only crypt the sensible data, but these programs must be used each time day by day and they must be used in any session of work with the pc without the risk to forget to use them if we want to feel very protected. Anyway, it is statistically sure that no-one remember to use daily them after the first two weeks since they are installed...

The better way to protect our data consists in the crypting of the ENTIRE content of the hard disk. That is what ONLY DiskLock does! Our software crypts all the content of the hard disk so also the Operative System installed, including the configuration files, the user's recently accessed files, the swap-file, the compressed archiyves traces and ANYTHING-ELSE that is included in the hard disk! ALL is strongly protected from "unauthorized eyes". There's no space that is not crypted on the hard disk and there's no way to transfer the data from the hard disk protected by DiskLock by taking the drive and putting it as a slave in a different pc unit. That's because the cryptation is a total protection of sector by sector and not file by file. A low-level cryptation like this doesn't leave any hope to unauthorizes eys that they can read our personal informations or habits!

During its installation, DiskLock crypts the complete content of the hard disk with a very strong but extremely fast algorhytm in a language that is used by the cpu to access to the fisical sectors of the drive either for its reading either for its writing. Each time we start the pc, we are asked for a password that was chosen by the user when he has installed DiskLock. If the password will be correctly digited the program will start to decrypt in real time each file asked one by one by the Operative System during its loading operation. If the password won't be correct, there's no way for the Operative System to load itself, so only the real owner of that pc can succesfully decrypt and use the files stored in his pc!

This system gives an absolute security to any pc owner. No-one who hasn't the approvation of the real user can start that pc and use the files if the pc is protected by DiskLock!

And what gives more security is tha the cyfration-algorhytm we use is a strong 128 bit NON-Reversable algorythm, that means that DiskLock gives the highest protection level available on the market!

Remember: DiskLock crypts SECTOR BY SECTOR of your hard disk, not simply files by files. What is the difference? The difference is that the FAT system, the directories and the files structures and any data are absolutely 100% protected and crypted.

 


 

 



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