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encrypt in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishencrypten‧crypt /ɪnˈkrɪpt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 to protect information by putting it into a special code that only some people can read, especially information that is on a computerdecryptencryption /ɪnˈkrɪpʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 secure encryption of dataencrypted adjective 🔊 files stored in encrypted form→ See Verb table
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encryptIts other function is to take over your hard disc and encrypt all the file directories, rendering the disc unusable.Users just have to click an on-screen button to encrypt an outgoing message.This is the spin-out's second of three products for compressing, encrypting and speeding up the Unix file system.Do you need to encrypt - if so, how?The private key, used to encrypt transmitted information by the user, is kept secret.