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Special 5.0 Release Offer: 5GBs, 25% Off


We are proud of our new 5.0 release and want to thank everyone who tested it and provided valuable feedback along the way. Hearing about your experience helped us make a better product. Thank you! SpiderOak 5.0 brings a number of features and … [Continue reading]

It is a Monday…


Greetings SpiderOak Users, This morning we excitedly sent out an email to you all with news of our latest version - SpiderOak 5.0. Within 5.0 are many new and exciting features including Hive and Windows OS integration (Mac & Linux coming soon) … [Continue reading]

Privacy Roundup #5 of 2013


Time marches on and it is hard to believe the first four months of the year have now come to a close. The month of April has been a big one for SpiderOak as we have released our long awaited 5.0 client including our newest feature 'Hive' as well as … [Continue reading]

Millennials Care About Privacy After All

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SpiderOak is passionate about privacy. If you are reading this, chances are you are passionate about privacy. But what about the Millennials? A Millennial is also defined as Generation Y for those generally born from the latter 1970s, or from the … [Continue reading]

Download The Newest Version of SpiderOak

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Today we are proud to release our newest version - SpiderOak 5.0. DOWNLOAD 5.0 - HERE The most significant addition is SpiderOak Hive - a simple drag and drop folder that allows you to sync files across all your devices. For more information on … [Continue reading]

The Fine Print of Privacy

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Ever wonder what happens to your data when you accept a "terms of service" agreement? Or, do you always comb through the fine print? This second explainer, recently promoted by Cory Doctorow on Boing Boing, breaks down the details of a privacy … [Continue reading]

Fighting for the Right to Know

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In February a bill was introduced in the State of California by Assembly Member Lowenthal called AB 1291 or the 'Right To Know' Act. The central theme of the 'Right to Know' Act is transparency - creating a way for the user of a service to … [Continue reading]

SpiderOak Launches 5.0 Beta

Today we are proud to release the SpiderOak 5.0 Beta. It comes as the result of a lot of hard work and planning and we are excited to get it into the hands of our users. The most significant addition is SpiderOak Hive which makes syncing data between … [Continue reading]

Increasing Transparency Alongside Privacy – 2013 Report

As we stated in our Transparency Report in 2012, privacy continues to be at the root of all we do at SpiderOak. Every new product and feature is designed to fit tightly alongside our 'Zero-Knowledge' privacy commitment. And we continue to understand … [Continue reading]

Why Privacy Matters

Why does privacy matter? To begin breaking down the subject of privacy, we created an explainer, recently published in IT Briefcase, to answer the following questions: What is the difference between privacy and security? Should you care about … [Continue reading]