2013 State of Privacy Survey

In an effort to better understand how people like you perceive privacy, we created an eight-question survey for you to share your opinions. We’ve been collecting thousands of responses over the last two weeks and look forward to publishing the results. ENTER TO WIN! Submit your answers and enter to win one of the awesome […]

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Private and encrypted storage for Bitcoin? SpiderOak gives it a try!

Unfortunately, our testing has now concluded. We had a great response and plan to take bitcoin payment hopefully at the beginning of next year, but will be unable to integrate that into our system at this very moment. If you want a personal email notifying you when it is set up, please email erin[at]spideroak[dot]com. Thanks! […]

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Privacy Roundup #7 of 2013

August is upon us and summer in the northern hemisphere is in full swing. And although it seems like yesterday, news of PRISM broke several months ago and Edward Snowden continues to be firmly in the conversation. Further, the US government has been under relentless pressure from foreign governments, congressmen, senators, and companies for what […]

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Explaining SpiderOak Through a Comic

As employees of a cloud service, we’ve seen our fair share of puzzled looks when trying to explain what the “cloud” is and how it works. In an effort to amuse ourselves, we’ve invented an alternate theory of how SpiderOak works. While the real SpiderOak is on the cutting edge of privacy and encryption, this […]

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It’s SysAdmin Day: Your Top 10 Linux Hacks for SpiderOak

Be sure to thank and lavish gifts upon your SysAdmin today. Last week, we asked the Linux community to submit their favorite Linux tips and tricks to share with their fellow SpiderOak users. In honor of sysadmin everywhere, this is the Top 10 list of hacks (in no particular order):  SpiderOak here’s a hack. I […]

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SpiderOak 5.0.2 release

We’re happy to share some new updates with you. Please find the update on our Downloads page. This 5.0.2 general release includes: Fix a bug causing uncontrolled growth of application data folder during large downloads. Fix a bug allowing user to set up a sync feedback loop involving the Hive folder. Now removes folder branding […]

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Python Web Developer, Kansas City or Remote

SpiderOak seeks to hire a web developer to build our next generation web presence and web applications. You will be working closely with our designers and our CEO, and you’ll get regular code feedback from internal application security teams. Key technologies we use for web development are Python, Django, and HTML5. Started in 2007, SpiderOak […]

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Linux Users: Are You Über Leet? Show Us Your Hacks

Leet greetz to all the linux hackers out there. System Administrator Appreciation Day is next week (July 26). Because: SpiderOak has a large number of Linux users (inside and out) The Linux community has long been a do-it-yourself crowd of folks willing to solve their own problems… We want to tap into your expertise. We […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Care About Privacy

There has been a lot of discussion around our right to privacy and we at SpiderOak couldn’t be happier. We’ve been talking about it for years! Based on some recent conversations, we thought we’d give you five reason to care about privacy. (1)  It’s Your Identity You may shrug your shoulders and think, who cares […]

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Privacy Roundup #6 of 2013

Summer is officially in full swing in the northern hemisphere. For us Americans that means a celebration of fireworks and cookouts and freedom. This year in particular we are thinking a little more about what ‘freedom’ means in the backdrop of PRISM and its impacts on our society. It is a complicated issue for sure […]

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