Storing Personal Data in the Cloud – Encryption as a Solution
Is encrypted data still personal data and therefore needs special protection in the cloud? In this article we want to discuss this topic, with the focus on German privacy law and regulations.
Boxcryptor and Whisply – Guide for Windows
This guide shows you how to get started with our Whisply integration in Boxcryptor. Here you can learn how to share files with non-Boxcryptor-users right from your Boxcryptor drive.
Boxcryptor and Whisply – Guide for macOS
This guide shows you how to get started with our new Whisply integration in Boxcryptor. From now on you can share files with non-Boxcryptor-users right from your Boxcryptor drive.
Our encoding for encrypted filenames is now open source
Have you ever wondered why encrypted filenames consist of Asian characters? When we were working on the next evolution of our filename encryption for Boxcryptor, we had to solve a problem nobody would expect to exist today.
123456 – The Worst Passwords and How to Simply Pick Secure Ones
The LinkedIn hack has confirmed once again: people are very uncreative when it comes to passwords. And Mark Zuckerberg is no exception. Here are categories of the worst passwords ever, and some tips on how to easily manage secure passwords.
Zero Knowledge Cloud: How to Keep Your Data Safe and Private
There have been many incidents in the past that show how important cloud security is. We explain what zero knowledge actually means and why you should rely on this encryption standard when using cloud storage.
Time to drop TrueCrypt
The internet community is alarmed. The website of the popular encryption software TrueCrypt was replaced by a vague and mysterious announcement stating that TrueCrypt "is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues".
Snowden and Assange in Berlin – for Investigative Journalism and against Surveillance
This weekend, the Logan CIJ (Center of investigative Journalism) Symposium took place in Berlin, and attracted many high profile whistleblowers, journalists and hacktivists. They discussed topics like democracy, investigative journalism and freedom.