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How to make strong encryption easy to use

By | November 12th, 2008

…encrypting your data locally so that even in the event of retrieval, there still exists an encryption layer to the file (think of it as building an encryption ‘onion’ – at the core is your local encryption, with the standard BackBlaze encryption surrounding that, with your private key surrounding that. rharder Ryan, that’s exactly right: Backblaze would need (DOES need,…

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All about FileVault: Encryption for your Mac

By | June 9th, 2016

FileVault keeps your data safe if your Mac is ever stolen or lost by encrypting the hard drive. What does that mean, though? Let’s demystify FileVault and find out more about how it works with things like Backblaze. What is FileVault? “FileVault” is Apple’s term for disk encryption. It’s been around in its current incarnation since OS X 10.7 “Lion”…

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Securing Your Cryptocurrency

By | May 10th, 2018

…those interested in low-cost and high security cloud storage of their cryptocurrency keys. Backblaze B2 supports 2-factor verification for account access, works with a number of apps that support automatic backups with encryption, error-recovery, and versioning, and offers an API and command-line interface (CLI), as well. The first 10GB of storage is free, which could be all one needs to…

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Getting Rid of Your Mac? Here’s How to Securely Erase a Hard Drive or SSD

By | May 29th, 2018

…are a couple of options. FileVault Keeps Your Data Safe One way to make sure that your SSD’s data remains secure is to use FileVault (see All About FileVault: Encryption for Your Mac). FileVault is whole-disk encryption for the Mac. With FileVault engaged, you need a password to access the information on your hard drive. Without it, that data is…

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Five Cool Multi-Cloud Backup Solutions You Should Consider

By | July 10th, 2018

…sync the selected directory to the root of the bucket. CloudBerry Backup also can schedule backups. Now, you won’t miss them! Another cool thing is backup jobs management and monitoring. Thanks to this feature you are always aware of backup processes on the client machines. The solution offers AES 256-bit end-to-end encryption to ensure your data safety. Learn more about…

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An Invitation for CrashPlan Customers: Try Backblaze

By | August 22nd, 2017

…CrashPlan, Backblaze is advertised as providing end-to-end private key encryption. But while CrashPlan’s client actually downloads your encrypted backup and only lets you decrypt it locally, you only find out when you need to do a restore that this is not supported on Backblaze, and “end-to-end encryption” really only goes one way. Someone at Backblaze definitely didn’t pay attention in…

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How to Recover From Ransomware

By | November 16th, 2017

…and control server operated by the cybercriminals behind the attack to generate the cryptographic keys to be used on the local system. 3 Encryption The ransomware starts encrypting any files it can find on local machines and the network. 4 Extortion With the encryption work done, the ransomware displays instructions for extortion and ransom payment, threatening destruction of data if…

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Introducing the B2 Snapshot Return Refund Program

By | March 20th, 2018

…always keep the hard drive or flash drive and Backblaze, of course, will keep your money. Each drive containing a Snapshot is encrypted. The encryption key can be found in your Backblaze B2 account after you log in. The FedEX tracking number is there as well. When the hard drive arrives at its destination you can provide the encryption key…

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