UPDATE: TrueCrypt may not be secure

Ever since TrueCrypt disappeared a few days ago, there has been a lot of speculation as to what happened. There are plenty of theories on r/netsec, r/linx, and r/crypto. Even Bruce Schneier doesn’t know what’s going on. There is a theory that the developer threw in the towel, however, the most popular theory going around … Read more

TrueCrypt may not be secure

Recently, I posted three articles of a four-part series showing how to encrypt an external drive with TrueCrypt on Fedora 20. As-of today, May 28th, TrueCrypt may not be secure after-all. The truecrypt.org website now redirects to truecrypt.sourceforge.net. A warning is displayed that reads, “WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed … Read more

UPDATE: Dropping Dropbox

In March, I cancelled my subscription to Dropbox over privacy concerns. Seems like that was a good idea. Dropbox just announced that they’re adding Dr. Condoleezza Rice to their Board of Directors. I don’t have to tell you why this is a terrible idea. See the official petition here, and my letter to Dropbox customer … Read more

Dropping Dropbox

I dropped Dropbox!¬†Well, not entirely. I’ve been a Dropbox user since Day 1. I remember when their service was first introduced. Cloud storage was just coming out and it was so convenient to be able to access your data anywhere. I quickly outgrew the 2GB free limit, earned a few extra GB through DropQuest, and … Read more