Efficient rsyncrypto hides remote sync data

Friday, 1 February 2008, 11:22 AM EST

The rsync utility is smart enough to send only enough bytes of a changed file to a remote system to enable the remote file to become identical to the local file. When that information is sensitive, using rsync over SSH protects files while in transit, but SSH's changes to files foil rsync's efficiency. rsyncrypto allows you to encrypt your files while still allowing you to leverage the speed of rsync.

One of the aims of encryption is to try to make any change to the unencrypted file completely modify how the encrypted file appears.

At Linux.com

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

New Zeus variant targets users of 150 banks

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  A new variant of the infamous Zeus banking and information-stealing Trojan has been created to target the users of over 150 different banks and 20 payment systems in 15 countries, including the UK, the US, Russia, Spain and Japan.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Dec 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //