Why it might be time to ditch WhatsApp for either Signal or Telegram
May 14, 2019 – 09:49 | Comments Off on Why it might be time to ditch WhatsApp for either Signal or Telegram
Why it might be time to ditch WhatsApp for either Signal or Telegram

By now you’ve heard the news: WhatsApp is currently rolling
out an urgent update to all app users to close a major vulnerability that
leaves unpatched phones at risk of being targeted by hackers. WhatsApp is opened
by …

FinalCrypt 4.0.3 adds uncrackable encryption to your most sensitive files
April 2, 2019 – 07:38 | Comments Off on FinalCrypt 4.0.3 adds uncrackable encryption to your most sensitive files
FinalCrypt 4.0.3 adds uncrackable encryption to your most sensitive files

The battle to encrypt data securely rages on, with developments in quantum computing mirrored by hackers’ ever more creative attempts to break encryption. Ironically, one form of encryption resistant to all forms of hacking – …

1Password 7.3 for Windows unveils new secure desktop feature, numerous other improvements
January 11, 2019 – 05:42 | Comments Off on 1Password 7.3 for Windows unveils new secure desktop feature, numerous other improvements
1Password 7.3 for Windows unveils new secure desktop feature, numerous other improvements

AgileBits has released 1Password 7.3 for Windows clients. 1Password offers secure form-filling and password management tools and is also available on Mac, iOS and Android.

The new Windows build unveils a new Secure Desktop mode, improvements …

1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features
April 4, 2018 – 07:18 | Comments Off on 1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features
1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features

AgileBits has released beta versions of its upcoming 1Password 7.0 Beta for Mac and 1Password 7.0 Beta for Windows clients. 1Password offers secure form-filling and password management tools and is also available on iOS and …

Securely encrypt single files with AES Protect
June 24, 2017 – 03:27 | Comments Off on Securely encrypt single files with AES Protect
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 …