Is HTTPS really secure?

I’ve been saying for some time that browsing and doing transaction over HTTPS or TLS (when the padlock comes up in the address bar) is completely secure with the exception of your internet service provider may know what site you went to. If you don’t believe me, here’s Leo Laporte to confirm it.

Encrypt Your Data For The Cloud

Your using Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive or many others, to backup your computer data. Is it really safe? In most cases uploading of the files is completely secure. The problem starts once the data reaches the server. For those companies to provide many of the services they provide like file-sharing and sharing to other…

What Is Signal?

Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service developed by the Signal Foundation (a non-profit )and Signal Messenger LLC. It uses the Internet to send one-to-one and group messages, which can include files, voice notes, images and videos. Its mobile apps can also make one-to-one voice and video calls, and the Android version can optionally function…

Make Your Data Truly Secure

Worried about the CLOUD act that was sprung on the American people? Let Steve Gibson from Security Now tell you about the CLOUD act, what it does, why it does it and what you can do to protect yourself and the others in your circle of trust.

Enigmail for Thunderbird

Enigmail is a data encryption and decryption extension for Mozilla Thunderbird and the SeaMonkey internet suite that provides OpenPGP public key e-mail encryption and signing. Enigmail works under Microsoft Windows, Unix-like, and Mac OS X operating systems. Its cryptographic functionality is handled by GNU Privacy Guard.

What is PGP?

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) encryption program provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP is used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, e-mails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to increase the security of e-mail communications. Phil Zimmermann developed PGP in 1991.

CryptUp: Gmail Encryption in 60 Seconds

CryptUp is the simplest PGP application for Gmail. This application makes it extremely easy to create encrypted email within Gmail. There’s no need to understand how PGP works. CryptUp just works. CryptUp adds a new button in Gmail called SECURE COMPOSE. It lets you send encrypted emails to anyone. Just click on in, write your…

Encrypt Your Gmail With Mailvelope

Mailvelope is a free software for end-to-end encryption of email traffic inside of a web browser (Firefox or Chromium) that integrates itself into existing webmail applications (“email websites”). It can be used to encrypt and sign electronic messages, including attached files, without the use of a separate, native email client (like Thunderbird) using the OpenPGP…

LastPass Not Broken!

The news about the LastPass network breach has been completely blown out of proportion by the media. None of your private data has been exposed. What may have been exposed was a salted and hashed version of your email address, master pass-phase, per user salts and authentication hashes. All of this appears as random gobbledigook and requires…


TrueCrypt is an opensource freeware application used for on-the-fly encryption. It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition or the entire storage device.  TrueCrypt is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. Read more! Full Instructions