High Altitude Balloon Launching from Netherlands and Encrypted File Systems on Android
Today on the show, Dropbox file encryption access on your Android device, a high altitude balloon lift off, all that and more this time on Hak5!
Cryptonite - Get Your EncFS Dropbox Data on Your Android Device
Wondering how to use EncFS on your Linux machine? Watch episode 1225 of Hak5 where we run through how to set it up, use it, and encrypt files for upload to dropbox. EncFS only had downloads for major PC operating systems, not mobile OS's.
So now there is Cryptonite, an Android app available in Google Play, brings EncFS and TrueCrypt to Android. You can browse, export and open EncFS-encrypted directories and files on your Dropbox and on your phone. TrueCrypt is only available as a command-line version at this time, but EncFS has a nice easy GUI.
It's free and open source, based on original EncFS code and is fully compatible with all EncFS features.
All devices are supported for downloading, uploading, and creating EncFS volumes on Dropbox and your phone.
The app is UNDER DEVELOPMENT. Intended for EXPERIENCED ANDROID USERS ONLY.
Mounting doesn't work on some Android 4.2 devices.
FEATURES REQUIRING FUSE AND ROOT:
Mounting EncFS volumes requires ROOT and Kernel FUSE support (found in some CyanogenMod ROMs).
Offline access to Dropbox volumes is available with rooted phones that support FUSE. To access an encrypted Dropbox volume when you're offline, sync the encrypted volume to a local folder with one of the many apps that provide online storage synchronization (e.g. FolderSync Lite or Dropsync). Then, mount that local volume with Cryptonite.
Internet permission to access Dropbox. SD card access to read and write files.
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