Securely encrypt single files with AES Protect
June 24, 2017 – 03:27 | No Comment
Securely encrypt single files with AES Protect

AES Protect is a portable tool for encrypting single files using a passphrase and AES.
The program is written in x86 assembly language, which means there are no annoying dependencies, and the download is tiny: it’s …

Cobbler stores secret notes in an encrypted file
March 23, 2017 – 09:25 | Comments Off on Cobbler stores secret notes in an encrypted file
Cobbler stores secret notes in an encrypted file

Cobbler is a tiny portable utility which stores plain text notes – passwords, bank details, whatever you need to keep private – in a secure and encrypted file.
Launch the program and you’re prompted for a …

1Password 6 for Mac debuts new All Vaults view, word-based password generation
January 13, 2016 – 06:42 | Comments Off on 1Password 6 for Mac debuts new All Vaults view, word-based password generation
1Password 6 for Mac debuts new All Vaults view, word-based password generation

AgileBits has released 1Password for Mac 6 a major new update for its Mac password manager client. The app, which works in conjunction with 1Password for iOS 6.2 as well Windows and Android apps, features …

Signal Desktop first beta released
December 3, 2015 – 09:08 | Comments Off on Signal Desktop first beta released
Signal Desktop first beta released

Edward Snowden-endorsed developer Open Whisper Systems has announced the first public beta of Signal Desktop, a secure chat app for Chrome.
The new release enables users of its popular mobile app, Signal Private Messenger, to carry …

EncFSMP: a real cross-platform encryption tool
May 18, 2015 – 11:51 | Comments Off on EncFSMP: a real cross-platform encryption tool
EncFSMP: a real cross-platform encryption tool

Encrypting your most confidential files can be very easy, at least with the right application. Create a container; choose a password; drag, drop, done.
Sharing those containers is often more difficult, especially if the recipient needs …

Secryptor Basic 1.0 offers cross-platform file encryption with a Dropbox twist
July 3, 2014 – 11:50 | Comments Off on Secryptor Basic 1.0 offers cross-platform file encryption with a Dropbox twist
Secryptor Basic 1.0 offers cross-platform file encryption with a Dropbox twist

Privacy’s a big thing nowadays, and with the US government in particular leaning on big businesses to make it easier for user’s private data to be shared, you’ve a right to feel uneasy. Whether you’re …

Securely archive your images with WinTrezur
June 12, 2014 – 08:56 | Comments Off on Securely archive your images with WinTrezur
Securely archive your images with WinTrezur

WinTrezur looks at first much like any other image viewer. There’s a folder tree on the left, a set of thumbnails on the right. Double-clicking any image displays it full-screen; pressing Esc returns you to …

Protect your personal messages with CTI Text Encryption
May 26, 2014 – 07:29 | Comments Off on Protect your personal messages with CTI Text Encryption
Protect your personal messages with CTI Text Encryption

CTI Text Encryption is a lightweight, portable text encryption tool. It’s ideal for sending sensitive information via insecure channels (email, online chat, web forums), perhaps from someone else’s computer, although you can also use it …

Encrypt files with little fuss and 256-bit AES encryption with Quick Crypt
May 19, 2014 – 11:03 | Comments Off on Encrypt files with little fuss and 256-bit AES encryption with Quick Crypt
Encrypt files with little fuss and 256-bit AES encryption with Quick Crypt

Valkova Technology has released Quick Crypt 1.0, a tiny, portable and – above all – free tool for Windows users looking to encrypt and decrypt files on the fly.
The tool, which requires Windows 7 or …

Picsel Security: exchange secret messages with others, no passwords required
May 9, 2014 – 09:07 | Comments Off on Picsel Security: exchange secret messages with others, no passwords required
Picsel Security: exchange secret messages with others, no passwords required

Steganography tools can be a quick and easy way to send a secret message to someone, typically embedding your words inside a digital photo. If anyone intercepts the message then they’ll see what looks like …

1Password 4.5 for iOS complete rebuild, 1Password 4.3 for Mac improves mini tool, sync and export
April 23, 2014 – 08:44 | Comments Off on 1Password 4.5 for iOS complete rebuild, 1Password 4.3 for Mac improves mini tool, sync and export
1Password 4.5 for iOS complete rebuild, 1Password 4.3 for Mac improves mini tool, sync and export

AgileBits Inc has released 1Password for iOS 4.5, a major rewrite of its password management tool for iPhone and iPad. The release is accompanied by a less radical, but still relatively major, upgrade to the …