Encrypt Your Files Before They Reach The Cloud | Gizmo’s Freeware


Services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and Amazon Cloud are great. They allow you to automatically sync your important files between all your computers and other devices, so that they are available from wherever you happen to be. And there’s a copy in the cloud, too, for safety.Personally, I use Dropbox and I like it a lot.But these cloud-based services have a couple of serious drawbacks. First, remember that you should be wary of regarding these services as a backup. Because your cloud storage is instantly accessible from your PC with a couple of clicks, your files are just as vulnerable as those held on your hard drive. A ransomware attack or a virus will infect or encrypt your cloud files as well as your local ones.Secondly, you need to think about privacy and confidentiality. When you allow all your data to be uploaded to the cloud, do you…

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