Conversations about life & privacy in the digital age

We’re hiring a new CR rep!

SpiderOak is in the market for a new customer relations associate. This is a full-time, flexible hours, work from home position which is available to any city in the world (although we'll give preference to someone living in Kansas City, Chicago, or … [Continue reading]

Join SpiderOak and Thousands of Others to Demand ECPA Reform


Today, SpiderOak is joining a nationwide day of action calling for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that says the government can access your email and documents in the cloud without a warrant. ECPA is one of the … [Continue reading]

Cyber Monday 2013 Deal, 35% Off All Plans

Cyber Monday Deal

Here at SpiderOak – being the sort of people that like to dive into the spirit of any holiday, we thought we’d share our enthusiasm by offering you a great deal. For the next 24 hours, upgrade your account and get a wonderful 35% off any … [Continue reading]

A List of Privacy-Focused Companies, Tools & Technologies


We are always on the look out for other services and products that share our love of privacy. What are other privacy-focused companies, tools and technologies you would add to this list? ENCRYPTED COMMUNICATIONS & WEB BROWSING Silent … [Continue reading]

Hey from QA & how we run sync testing in SpiderOak


Hi people of the internet (and mom!). My name is Rebecca and I am a quality assurance tester with SpiderOak. This means that I test EVERY aspect of EVERY release on EVERY operating system -- catching functional and style issues before the product … [Continue reading]

Get Up to Date on Your Privacy

privacy please

"If there is no right to privacy, there can be no true freedom of expression and opinion, and therefore no effective democracy." - Dilma Rousseff We eat, drink, and sleep privacy. This blog remains dedicated to company updates, developer musings … [Continue reading]

No Knowing November

No Knowing Sign

No matter where you consume the news, there is no escaping the revelations continually coming out of PRISM and MUSCULAR and their impact around the globe. At its root, it uncovered a dangerous problem - privacy online is indeed threatened at every … [Continue reading]

#AskSpiderOak October: Strong Password Tips & the Meaning of Life

The first Thursday of every month, we want you to ask us @SpiderOak anything you want to know. Just use the hashtag #AskSpiderOak on Twitter. We'll respond via video to some of your questions. For our first edition, Alli from Customer Support … [Continue reading]

Place Privacy First for National Cyber Security Awareness Month


October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). We believe you don't have sacrifice privacy in our online world. Furthermore, we believe privacy is the best form of security. Building privacy into technology is the key to true freedom … [Continue reading]

Introducing Redesigned Shares

Introducing New SpiderOak Share Design

Shares are one of the many useful features in the suite of SpiderOak products. They let you selectively allow portions of your data to be viewed by others. We've seen them used for a variety of purposes; sharing pictures with family, providing files … [Continue reading]