Benefits Of Using FileVault?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Zeus86, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. Zeus86 macrumors member

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    #1
    Do you guys use FileVault to encrypt your home folder to be more secure or is doing this unnecessary?
     
  2. MacForScience macrumors 6502

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    #2
    Read this link
    http://crypto.nsa.org/vilefault/23C3-VileFault.pdf

    Do you have data you want to protect?

    If yes then do it if you feel it worth it after reading the above link.

    Cheers
     
  3. LeeTom macrumors 68000

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