Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Physical Encryption: The Ultimate ID Theft Defense

When my father recently retired his old laptop, he realized that many years of financial records and other private data have proliferated all the dark nooks and crannies of his hard drive. So this weekend he charged my son with the task of physically encrypting his drive using the Sledgehammer Algorithm, an asymmetrical encryption protocol.


  1. Sledgehammer Algorithm -- sounds incredibly effective! But is it scalable?

  2. Anonymous11:08 AM

    Caution: Last time I used that method I got hit in the face with a piece of the plastic housing -- eye protection is a good idea.

  3. Love it! Finally something near foolproof!