Do you need to share files securely, without storing in the cloud?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by DrivenByDemons, May 15, 2013.

  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    Want a solid, encrypted connection between peers for direct file transfer/folder syncing? Dropbox works great but what if you don't want a copy of your files on their servers???

    Bittorent Sync

    You're welcome

    Boom

    http://labs.bittorrent.com/experiments/sync.html
     
  2. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend

    Reputations:
    21,830
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    79,845
    Likes Received:
    36,143
    So we can share that German porn file now?
     
  3. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    Bro, we could set up a sync and everything I drop in my folder would just appear like magic in yours.

    Boom
     
  4. sternski

    sternski New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    7,782
    Likes Received:
    3
    fuck yeah...thx dude.
     
  5. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    Works so good. And endorsed by Steve Gibson, the Godfather of computer security.
     
  6. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    883
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    5,717
    Likes Received:
    4,981
    I miss dl'ing everything off some college kid's T3 speed FTP :nocheer:
     
  7. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    protip: T3 is only 43meg. We are already there with cable connections.
     
  8. sternski

    sternski New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    7,782
    Likes Received:
    3
  9. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    883
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    5,717
    Likes Received:
    4,981
    Yeah, this was years ago when I was hanging around in IRC, and we'd get in line to get the FTP and password, so at the time their T3 speed was like magic.
     
  10. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    I'm envisioning offsite backup storage between family members or something like that. Large files are broken into 4 meg chunks kinda like rar's in newsgroups etc... Minor changes to large files will only require a 4 meg refresh.
     
  11. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    Those were fun days.
     
  12. JumboWop

    JumboWop Outlaw Gold

    Reputations:
    135
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2011
    Messages:
    3,492
    Likes Received:
    984
    i ditched dropbox a long time ago because of file locking problems. did you ever have problems with that?

    maybe i'm misunderstanding it but it sounds like bit-torrent sync is generating a GUID which is used as the key. i don't like the fact that they have the key. this means that they could turn it over to the government who could use that set up another node/file repo and clone and decrypt your files. there must be more to it but that's what their FAQ seems to say. i'd rather them let the end user use a custom key.
     
  13. Diogenes1

    Diogenes1 VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2012
    Messages:
    17,166
    Likes Received:
    986
    I downloaded this software. It looks pretty harmless. Basically I choose a file and then bittorrent sends me back a password. I then send that password to the other computer that will receive them. Once that person initiates the sync, the files transfer.

    I wanna test it out.
     
  14. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    12,348
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    31,711
    Likes Received:
    35,102
    Delicious.....

    [​IMG]
     
  15. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    19,629
    Likes Received:
    3
    Can I get free porn with this?
     
  16. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    1,425
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,871
    Likes Received:
    43,172
    You can make your own key if you'd like. Its in alpha so there is more to be done but it's already very solid.