Tag: encryption

If security costs money, only people with money will have security


I’ll admit that I’m being a bit facetious with the title of this post but

RealVNC doesn’t work after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04


Over the weekend I updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS and so far I’ve not noticed any significant differences. However, one of my Ubuntu machines is the headless home media server. To remote into that machine while on my internal network I’ve been using RealVNC, sans encryption, to manage the server. Trouble is, post […]

Revealed: The NSA’s Secret Campaign to Crack, Undermine Internet Security


The National Security Agency is winning its long-running secret war on encryption, using supercomputers, technical

Pirate Bay Founder to Launch NSA-proof Messenger App


Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde is working on a new messaging platform that will be

Carbide: The Safest, Most Secure USB Flash Drive on Earth


The PortableApps.com Carbide encrypted USB drive is the world’s most secure, easy to use flash drive. It uses PIN code access with military grade AES 256-bit hardware encryption. It does not require any software or drivers to be installed and is compatible with PC, MAC, Linux. Features: Military-Grade Hardware Encryption – FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified, […]

Securely sync your content with BitTorrent Sync


BitTorrent Inc. has opened up its Sync app to the public today. The new application

The unintended consequences of large-scale storage


Jeff Atwood over at Coding Horror has posted about something called Rainbow Tables. Now, I