Help - Adding size to a document? More security

Knapp magick.crow at
Sun Nov 23 20:35:47 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 9:16 PM, Chris Mohler <cr33dog at> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 9:39 AM, Manuel Gomez <mgdpz1 at> wrote:
>> Hi, i would like to add more size to a document to avoid hackers. If the
>> size is too big, troyans won't download the archive (it would take days
>> and days...)
>> How could i do this? I am using "SFX compiler" for join an archive (3
>> gb, for example) with my documents, but i would like to know how its
>> done.
>> I need: Open the document (for example, dbs in openoffice) in Linux, and
>> more than 1 gb of size.
>> Thank you very much, I appreciate your help.
> Hi Manuel,
> Have you looked at PGP encryption?  AFAIK it's nearly unbreakable.  I
> don't think adding extra file size is any real security benefit...
> $0.02,
> Chris

If you have an attacker that can break GPG (that's free PGP) then you
have an attacker that can walk into your house while you are not
there, photograph the insides, copy your HD and return an hour later
with an exact copy but bugged to hell.

Douglas E Knapp

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