17 Top Tips for Protecting Your Privacy

Happy Data Privacy Day! Celebrated Jan. 28 every year, people are coming together across the globe to talk about the importance of privacy. Take a look at the conversation that’s been happening today on Twitter via the hashtag #DPD14 (or Facebook). On Jan. 16 we asked our users – some of the best privacy experts in the […]

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Data Privacy Day Discount – Protect Your Data with 28% Off

Tomorrow, Tues. Jan 28 is Data Privacy Day. This month we are raising awareness about the importance of protecting your data by joining the efforts of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and hundreds of other organizations around the world. Read more about Data Privacy Day. So help us celebrate! Enjoy 28% off all yearly plans for […]

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Guest Post: Can you trust a VPN to protect your privacy?

Privacy by policy vs. privacy by design: At SpiderOak we always preach privacy by design, we don’t *choose* to not see your data, we just *can’t*. Sadly, a lot of online services cannot take on that philosophy, simply because of how the internet works right now. This is the case of VPN. VPNs are a great […]

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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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“GB for Life for a TIP You Recite”: Share Your Privacy Tips, Earn Free GBs

**Thanks for submitting your tips! This promotion is now closed as of Sunday Jan. 26. Get 28% off yearly plans until the end of Jan.** No one is better at protecting their online privacy than SpiderOak users. Our users are some of the best privacy experts in the world. They are extremely intentional about what […]

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SpiderOak to Become OSS & More: What to Expect From Us in 2014 (PART I)

To kick off the New Year, we asked our followers on Twitter what they wanted to see from us in 2014. Our CTO and Co-Founder Alan Fairless specifically addresses everyone who sent in their request, below. In Part II, our CEO Ethan Oberman will share even more about what you can expect from us throughout […]

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Release Updates: 5.1.1, iOS & Android Hybrid HTML5 mobile client v 2.9.0

Later this week we will share what else you can expect from us in 2014; but for now, here is our most recent release updates. Thanks for your support! You can now download SpiderOak Orange General Release 5.1.1, featuring auto-proxy-configuration, new download-code and much more: Fix: dir-watcher didn’t stop on Ubuntu 13.10 Fix: Don’t minimize […]

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And Now: a SpiderOak Video Singalong (12 Days of Privacy)

“On the 12th Day of Privacy, SpiderOak gave to me….” For those of you who would like to see a slightly embarrassing and quite silly compilation of SpiderOakers singing what we’ve deemed The 12 Days of Privacy*, then this is for you! We have more than 50 employees all over the world, and this is […]

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Privacy: The Year and the Word

You can imagine how tickled we were yesterday when Dictionary.com named ‘Privacy’ the word of the year. They wrote, “The discussion of privacy – what it is and what it isn’t – embodies the preeminent concerns of 2013.” Not to toot our own horn but at the beginning of this year, our executives, marketing team […]

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12 Days of Privacy: 25% Off!

On the fifth day of Privacy SpiderOak gave to me: 25% off!! On December 13, we introduced the 12 Days of Privacy* – sung to the tune of the 12 Days of Christmas. We hope to share with you what the 12 Days of Privacy means to us with this little holiday spin off. Today is the 5th day of our […]

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