Jul 092008

TrueCrypt is a free opensource software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted volume (data storage device). On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted right before they are loaded or saved, without any user intervention. No data stored on an encrypted volume can be read (decrypted) without using the correct password/keyfile(s) or correct encryption keys. Entire file system is encrypted (e.g., file names, folder names, contents of every file, free space, meta data, etc).

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Jul 032008

OpenVPN is a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations, including remote access, site-to-site VPNs, Wi-Fi security, and enterprise-scale remote access solutions with load balancing, failover, and fine-grained access-controls. OpenVPN offers a cost-effective, lightweight alternative to other VPN technologies available in the market.

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Feb 212008

Firefox 3 beta 3 was released to public for testing purposes on the 12th February 2008. The newer version of the Firefox browser sports a lot of exciting features. A lot has been done to enhance the browser security ,improve performance and better user experience of the browser. I have to say the browser loads a lot faster than it used to be.

Security feature include,

One-click Site information by simply clicking the Favicon of the website

Malware & Webforgery protection by blocking users landing on the websites that are found to phishing websites or plant malware, viruses trojans etc.

Antivirus integration into the browser

Disables insecure add-ons and disallows any updates by add-ons if found insecure.

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