Heml.is Snakeoil

I have been meaning for a while to post about using public key crypto to secure cloud backups on services you can’t trust (ie all of them) but the recent launch of Heml.is made me get nerd-rage the other day and I just have to say something. To quote »

Securing cloud backups with EncFS

Assuming you are on Debian/Ubuntu, install encfs $ apt-get install encfs Simply run $ encfs ~/PATH/TO/ENCRYPTED_FOLDER ~/PATH/TO/FOLDER to create an encrypted version of a folder $ encfs ~/ENCFS/ENC/ ~/ENCFS/CLEAR/ Creating new encrypted volume. Please »

Moving On From Forward

After 2.5 years at Forward I am moving on. The time there has been great, I worked with some of the smartest people I know on some interesting projects. Things that are now core to me I used for the first time there - Hadoop, Hive, HBase, Node.js, Puppet »