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Archive for the tag "encryption"

Update for VeraCrypt, new flaws in TrueCrypt

Recently TrueCrypt has been in the news again, because of a couple of new critical security issues that were found for its Windows version. You can read more in these articles at Engadget, Threatpost and  Extremetech. Windows computers with TrueCrypt installed can be taken over completely by a non-privileged user, and the computer does not even have […]

Securely browsing the net – using SOCKS

If you are using a public/open wireless access point (like, in an Internet Cafe), or if you live in a country where people are not all that happy or concerned about it’s citizens’ freedom, you sometimes find yourself in the position that you want to hide your browsing behaviour from others. I will describe a […]

Dropbox

Is your head in the clouds yet? For years now, I have been waiting for Google’s promise of free online storage, called the “GDrive“. In the meantime Google (and it’s competitors) have made it much easier to store your data online in various ways (look at Picasa Web Albums, Google Docs, Gmail etc), but that […]