EncFS; easy, fast and reliable?

Implementing a secure file-system in current-day computing is an imperative function, especially with Crypto attacks on the rise. My personal method to ensuring data integrity on a Linux Box is EncFS (you may prefer GEncFSM). EncFS is a Free (LGPL) FUSE-based cryptographic filesystem. It transparently encrypts files, using an arbitrary directory as storage for the encrypted files. EncFS uses an encrypted and…

Why Ubuntu is the Windows 7 of 10.

You’re new to Linux!? Here, let me help you improve your overall experience(s): su – > enters root password apt-get install xfce4 reboot now If you’re new to Linux, that’s like the number 1 command you need to know. Oh what the hey, whilst you’re at it, go ahead and run: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=512…

Steam, and secondary SSD’s.

So today Ark: Survival Evolved corrupted my steam install (I really do not know how, pesky thing), and let me tell you, it was so painful to repair. So, as opposed to other typical blog posts, I wanted to vent to the community that reads this blog. You’re probably just going to laugh at me more…

RansomeWare, oh the joys it brings.

RansomeWare has been on an upward trend, notably so in Quarter 3 and 4 of 2016. The main targets shifted from phishing links with a drop of 50% (Source: Proofpoint) to RDP. According to Webroot, two thirds (66%) of Ransomeware Infections in Q1 2017 where delivered by RDP. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, Ransomeware can…