Ask American computer security expert, Jon Callas

You know that crazy interview question, “If you could have dinner with any famous person, living or dead, who would it be?” Well, someone the other night answered, Jon Callas. Perhaps there are several of you out there with interest in the world of cryptography and information security and would also enjoy the opportunity to […]

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Drink Your Ovaltine: Encryption 101

When it comes to cryptography, there are no experts. It is considered to be a constantly evolving field. If you started learning today, it is accepted that you might see something new in the code, or do something better that lifelong cryptographers have missed. The first thing that comes to mind when I think of […]

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Special 5.0 Release Offer: 5GBs, 25% Off

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We are proud of our new 5.0 release and want to thank everyone who tested it and provided valuable feedback along the way. Hearing about your experience helped us make a better product. Thank you! SpiderOak 5.0 brings a number of features and bug fixes. With our new SpiderOak Hive folder, privacy meets simplicity. It’s now […]

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It is a Monday…

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Greetings SpiderOak Users, This morning we excitedly sent out an email to you all with news of our latest version – SpiderOak 5.0. Within 5.0 are many new and exciting features including Hive and Windows OS integration (Mac & Linux coming soon) in addition to a completely revamped mobile effort with our 2.0 iOS app […]

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Privacy Roundup #5 of 2013

Time marches on and it is hard to believe the first four months of the year have now come to a close. The month of April has been a big one for SpiderOak as we have released our long awaited 5.0 client including our newest feature ‘Hive’ as well as Explorer integration for Windows and […]

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Millennials Care About Privacy After All

SpiderOak is passionate about privacy. If you are reading this, chances are you are passionate about privacy. But what about the Millennials? A Millennial is also defined as Generation Y for those generally born from the latter 1970s, or from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. It’s been said that the Millennial Generation does not care about […]

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Download The Newest Version of SpiderOak

Today we are proud to release our newest version – SpiderOak 5.0. DOWNLOAD 5.0 – HERE The most significant addition is SpiderOak Hive – a simple drag and drop folder that allows you to sync files across all your devices. For more information on Hive, feel free to visit https://spideroak.com/hive/.   You can read about […]

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The Fine Print of Privacy

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Ever wonder what happens to your data when you accept a “terms of service” agreement? Or, do you always comb through the fine print? This second explainer, recently promoted by Cory Doctorow on Boing Boing, breaks down the details of a privacy policy and answers the following questions: What’s the point of a privacy policy? […]

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Fighting for the Right to Know

In February a bill was introduced in the State of California by Assembly Member Lowenthal called AB 1291 or the ‘Right To Know’ Act. The central theme of the ‘Right to Know’ Act is transparency – creating a way for the user of a service to request and thus understand all the information a company has about them […]

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SpiderOak Launches 5.0 Beta

Today we are proud to release the SpiderOak 5.0 Beta. It comes as the result of a lot of hard work and planning and we are excited to get it into the hands of our users. The most significant addition is SpiderOak Hive which makes syncing data between your various devices simple and easy. You […]

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