DNSSEC

DNS has, unfortunately, always had some inherent weaknesses because it’s transported in plain text. DNSSEC has never attempted to address that (crazy, I know). Encrypting all DNS traffic means a fundamental change to the security of the system on the whole and a strong improvement.It doesn’t work at all on my Mac connected via my…

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Backblaze: Time Machine for the Cloud

[caption id="attachment_1528" align="alignright" width="160" caption="BackBlaze"] [/caption] Last year my friend had to deliver some distressing news to his wife. The external hard drive on which he had been storing their family photos failed. The problem had started a few weeks earlier when his wife mentioned that the hard drive was making some strange noises. My…

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