How to Use miniLock - a Simple Way to Encrypt Files

I originally posted this entry on our family’s Wordpress blog, back in 2015. I decided to update and repost the content here, since it’s still relevant and it fits better here anyway… miniLock is no longer actively maintained and is no longer recommended as an encrypton option. There are lots of different ways to encrypt a file and today I want to cover one of the more obscure, and I believe more unique methods....

2016-04-22 · 3 min · Jon Mark Allen

Using SSL Connections Over ncat

ncat is a full rewrite from the nmap team of the traditional netcat (nc) network “Swiss Army Knife”. ncat is full of really slick new features, but the one I will cover here is the ability to do all the wonderful things nc could do, but over an SSL connection. (Yes, yes, yes: I should call it a TLS connection instead, but since the ncat documentation still refers to it as “SSL”, I will do the same here....

2016-03-20 · 4 min · Jon Mark Allen