Linkedin is a very good tool for networking. It can be used by logging into Linkedin or you can also use their mobile app for Android. When I installed the Android app, the first thing it likes to do is to grab all my Android phone address book contact list and dump it to the … Continue reading How to remove linkedin android app imported contacts from linkedin site
Use SecuXabber secure chat client in place of GTalk or Google Hangouts on your Android Phone. With SecuXabber, you can secure the communication channel using certificates. This enables security for the chats you may have over Google with your buddies.
Most of us use the popular solution to voice calling on the internet, called Skype. However, there are very good alternatives available that work more or less hassle-free. They use SIP to allow you to have a similar set up like Skype, but only over the SIP protocol. One the the good SIP services is … Continue reading Use VoIP on Linux and your Android Phone – linphone and sipdroid
http://www.wuala.com is a free cloud storage service that offers 5gb of space to users. I was looking for something good that would have cross-platform personal file sharing capability with encryption. Obviously, the encryption had to be real good and secure and under my full control. Main advantage wuala does not take your encryption keys or … Continue reading Use Wuala to store encrypted data
You can read folders encrypted using EncFS you put onto the Ubuntu One cloud storage service using BoxCryptor at http://www.boxcryptor.com from any Windows, Mac computer or even your Android or iOS smart phone. To enable encryption using EncFS on Ubuntu, refer to the steps at this link. Unfortunately, BoxCryptor is not available for the Symbian … Continue reading Read EncFS encrypted folders using BoxCryptor
Ubuntu One is a cloud storage service. It provides you with 5GB free, personal storage space that you can use to synchronize your data across several computing devices. You can have a file you saved on it from your desktop, made accessible on your smartphone, tablet or any other computer. Ubuntu One transmits the data … Continue reading How to store encrypted data in your Ubuntu One cloud storage space
You can encrypt a single local folder on your computer using EncFS. EncFS will encrypt your data as you create it. Therefore, it requires 2 folders - one to hold the encrypted data and one to hold the decrypted data. This method can be used on a Ubuntu or Fedora desktop to synchronize only encrypted … Continue reading How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux
Finally, I got down to save myself the pain of re-installing operating systems if my installation got corrupt. You can do so, by using any disk imaging or cloning tool like Ghost for Linux, Symantec/Norton Ghost or even a free tool like Clonezilla available at http://www.clonezilla.org. It is free Saves diskspace by compressing the images … Continue reading Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free
Start up the terminal on your system Install gufw - Graphical firewall configuration utility in Ubuntu Linux $ sudo apt-get install gufw <enter> Now you can use the GUI to configure your firewall in Ubuntu Linux.
If you are a PHP programmer and want to scan your source code to identify any security threats, you can use the RIPS PHP source code analyzer. It is available at this link http://rips-scanner.sourceforge.net