Examples of encrypt in a Sentence
The software will encrypt the message before it is sent.
Recent Examples of encrypt from the Web
Putting together the perfect jewelry collection is like encrypting a secret message.
But the contents of those texts were encrypted and no American police departments could crack the phone open.
In 2012, a hacker accessed the names, email addresses, dates of birth and encrypted social security numbers of customers of TwinSpires, the Churchill Downs global online wagering site.
Starost said ransomware — where a hacker takes over a computer and encrypts its files so the owner cannot access until a ransom is paid — had a $325 million impact in 2015.
Official:: Hancock Regional Hospital information system hacked, patient info not affected The virus infects the computer network by encrypting files or locking down the entire system.
Hanner said officials learned about the issue around 2 a.m. Friday, and while all the files are encrypted and that the hackers are asking for an undisclosed amount of bitcoin, a type of cyber currency gaining popularity, reported the Dispatch.
Privacy-protecting apps like Signal can also help by encrypting text and voice calls.
Semonti Stephens, a senior PR manager at Apple, confirmed to SELF that the data in Health Records is encrypted and protected via the passcode on your phone.
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Origin and Etymology of encrypt
First Known Use: 1944See Words from the same year
ENCRYPT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encrypt for English Language Learners
: to change (information) from one form to another especially to hide its meaning
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