12 Days of Privacy: 4 ‘Zero-Knowledge’

    On the fourth day of Privacy SpiderOak gave to me: 4 ‘Zero-Knowledge’  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. You can […]

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The Crypto-Think & The 12 Days of Privacy

At the beginning of the year, we predicted that 2013 was going to be “The Year of Privacy.” It’s been amazing to watch privacy take the forefront in national and international debates as well as have growing attention and importance in the online world. As the new year approaches, we can only hope 2014 brings […]

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We’re hiring a new CR rep!

SpiderOak is in the market for a new customer relations associate. This is a full-time, flexible hours, work from home position which is available to any city in the world (although we’ll give preference to someone living in Kansas City, Chicago, or San Francisco). SpiderOak is an all-telecommute company of about 40 people; we use […]

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Join SpiderOak and Thousands of Others to Demand ECPA Reform

Today, SpiderOak is joining a nationwide day of action calling for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that says the government can access your email and documents in the cloud without a warrant. ECPA is one of the Internet’s most outdated laws – it was enacted in 1986, before most people […]

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Cyber Monday 2013 Deal, 35% Off All Plans

Here at SpiderOak – being the sort of people that like to dive into the spirit of any holiday, we thought we’d share our enthusiasm by offering you a great deal. For the next 24 hours, upgrade your account and get a wonderful 35% off any yearly plan. That means you get state of the art privacy […]

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A List of Privacy-Focused Companies, Tools & Technologies

We are always on the look out for other services and products that share our love of privacy. What are other privacy-focused companies, tools and technologies you would add to this list? ENCRYPTED COMMUNICATIONS & WEB BROWSING Silent Circle — The world’s most secure solution in mobile privacy. Peer-to-peer encrypted texts, phone calls, video calls, […]

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Hey from QA & how we run sync testing in SpiderOak

Hi people of the internet (and mom!). My name is Rebecca and I am a quality assurance tester with SpiderOak. This means that I test EVERY aspect of EVERY release on EVERY operating system — catching functional and style issues before the product goes live. I report issues to the developers, who then write a […]

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Get Up to Date on Your Privacy

“If there is no right to privacy, there can be no true freedom of expression and opinion, and therefore no effective democracy.” - Dilma Rousseff We eat, drink, and sleep privacy. This blog remains dedicated to company updates, developer musings and special promotions (like No Knowing November - check it out!), while our daily articles at the […]

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No Knowing November

No matter where you consume the news, there is no escaping the revelations continually coming out of PRISM and MUSCULAR and their impact around the globe. At its root, it uncovered a dangerous problem – privacy online is indeed threatened at every level. Since its inception in 2007, SpiderOak has been focused on preserving our […]

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#AskSpiderOak October: Strong Password Tips & the Meaning of Life

The first Thursday of every month, we want you to ask us @SpiderOak anything you want to know. Just use the hashtag #AskSpiderOak on Twitter. We’ll respond via video to some of your questions. For our first edition, Alli from Customer Support answers Greg and Lenin’s questions: What constitutes a strong password in these days […]

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