Syncthing is a decentralized open source tool to synchronize files across multiple devices without using third party cloud servers like Dropbox, what should be an objective for people who care about privacy. Data in Syncthing is transmitted peer to peer via TLS encryption with perfect forward secrecy directly to your other devices, it never touches the Internet
Browsec is an anonymous Internet surfing addon for your browser, this is not a real VPN, applications you have installed, like FTP, Bittorrent and the like will not be tunnelled, Browsec only hides your computer IP for Internet browsing and nothing else. I am always very cautious when something
Matrix is a new open source standard for secure real time communications using end to end encryption, it can be used for video calls, voice, text, file transfers and anything that developers want to build on top of it. Matrix server infrastructure is made up of multiple nodes talking to each other,
SecretLayer is a Windows program to encrypt and hide messages inside a photograph (jpg, png, gif, bmp), this is known as steganography. The program tweaks photo pixels and embeds tiny pieces of extra information in them without changing how the pictures look to the human eye. The tests I
When your access to secure communication tools is limited in a shared environment or your are on the go, the services below can be used to set up a makeshift secure chat without any technical knowledge These websites can create an encrypted chatroom with minimal registration details and they can be accessed by anybody with a
Peerio is a company providing encrypted file storage with integrated instant messager in the cloud. Available for Windows, Mac and Linux (if using the Chrome browser), smartphone apps are on the way, it is being developed by the makers of Cryptocat and miniLock, two other cloud based encryption utilities.
Cyborg Unplug is a hardware device that scans your WiFi network, detects unauthorised gadgets connected to the network spying on you, like a wireless cam or microphone, and disconnects them. There are two models available, one that works with the 2.4GHz band and detects and disconnects gadgets like Google Glass,