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Protecting a file from accidentally being sent.


The files I worry about are encrypted zip files. How hard is it to crack a
zip file? Do characteristics like key length make a difference?

On 2 May 2018 at 20:09, Owen Thomas <owen.paul.thomas at gmail.com> wrote:

> It is a pity if this is true: I used the presence of various files on my
> desktop as a reminder for me that backup tasks need to be completed. I've
> moved my CV to a folder called CV in an effort to prevent mistakes, but I'm
> not sure that this will be foolproof.
>
> On 2 May 2018 at 20:02, Peter McD <peter.posts at gmx.net> wrote:
>
>> Am 02.05.2018 um 11:41 schrieb Owen Thomas:
>>
>>> Hellooo...
>>>
>>> I regularly apply for jobs, and regularly see where the advertiser asks
>>> for
>>> a CV in the form of a file, does not place a restriction on the type of
>>> file it is asking for. The file selection window opens, and I can select
>>> any file from my desktop (the place where I keep my CV as well as other
>>> files - ones I definitely don't want to send).
>>>
>>> i don't think I have ever sent a file I definitely don't want to send,
>>> but
>>> sometimes I have had to catch myself before I did. Short of removing the
>>> worrying file from my desktop, is there any other way I can protect a
>>> file
>>> on my desktop from being accidentally sent in this way?
>>>
>>>
>> A desktop is like a pin board.
>> Murphy says: Don't leave anything on the desktop, which you don't want to
>> share with others.
>>
>> I keep, without exception, anything of even remote importance in folders.
>>
>> cu
>> Peter
>>
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