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Cybersecurity

Tomorrow is ‘The Day We Fight Back’ against mass surveillance

In Matt’s Damon’s AMA on Reddit last week, he was asked: Hey Matt, your amazing monologue about the NSA in Good Will Hunting is probably more relevant today than it was when the film was first released. How did you come up with that scene, and are you at all surprised by the revelations on […]

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VPN, privacy and anonymity

There is a common misconception when it comes to anonymity and privacy for users and VPNs that we felt we should try to clarify. When the goal for a user is to handle all their things as private as possible, or be completely anonymous, the most (seemingly) harmless little detail can make a tremendous difference […]

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Pushing on the Open-Source Crypton Effort

After 5 years working on Firefox at Mozilla, last week I began a new adventure at SpiderOak. And whereas I will be working on a wide range of projects, my main focus will be directing the Crypton, open-source project. Earlier this year I read about Crypton, SpiderOak’s open-source web framework that makes scalable, privacy-centered web applications much easier to […]

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SpiderOak University & Interview with a Cybersecurity Expert

This week we opened the doors to SpiderOak University. Anyone can participate and earn extra GBs. We were honored to talk to Richard F. Forno, Ph.D., who has more than 20 years of experience in the cybersecurity field. Dr. Forno helped build the first formal cybersecurity program for the U.S. House of Representatives as the first Chief Security […]

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