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  • 13 June 2014, 0 Comments
    The first batch of Crypto Stick Storage beta has arrived and we are busy flashing the firmware and assembling the enclosures in order to deliver them on time. We ordered a few spare devices which you can order in our online shop. First come first serve. Here are a few impressions. 
  • 24 April 2014, 0 Comments
    A Crypto Stick equipped with encryted mass storage has long been desired. After 3 years of development we are excited to announce a public beta test of the Crypto Stick Storage (earlier called "version 2"). Orders are accepted until 9th May only!    Features:
  • 28 February 2014, 0 Comments
    Yeah! Also this year the Crypto Stick project has been accepted for Google Summer of Code. This means Google is sponsoring students with $5500 to code on the Crypto Stick during the summer. Ideas for this year include hardware, embedded programming, QT, security, cryptography, smart cards, OTP and many more topics. If you are an interested student, please apply now.
  • 29 December 2013, 0 Comments
    Update: All available devices have been shipped and we can't accept new beta testers anymore.
  • 08 December 2013, 0 Comments
    In the recent weeks we got increasing questions on the status and future of the project. Other than our website might indicate, we are continuously developing but we should do better in order to keep you updated. Now, let's give you an overview:
  • 10 April 2013, 0 Comments
    Crypto Stick has been accepted for Google Summer of Code (GSOC) 2013. In previous years we got into GSOC under the umbrella of the FOSS Asia project but now we were accepted as a main organization! If you don't know what GSOC is, it means that Google will sponsor several students developing on the Crypto Stick.
  • 22 January 2013, 0 Comments
    We are in the process of cleaning up our online shop system and would need help of a PHP developer. Specifically we would need a simple Prestashop module to integrate the mailing list and we need to import data from Magento. Are you a PHP developer and would generously contribute at least a few hours to help us? No other specific experience is required. Be guaranteed that you are more than welcome! Please get in contact with us.
  • 14 January 2013, 0 Comments
    Researchers found vulnerabilities of self-encrypted SSDs. From the abstract: "Self-encrypting drives (SEDs), such as Intel's SSD 320 and 520 series, are widely believed to be a fast and secure alternative to software-based solutions like TrueCrypt and BitLocker. [...] In this sense, hardware-based full disk encryption (FDE) is as insecure as software-based FDE. We also show that (2) there exists a new class of attacks that is specific to hardware-based FDE [Full Disk Encryption].
  • 09 November 2012, 0 Comments
    On our journey towards the next version we decided to buy a soldering oven and give it a try. It enables us to assemble the hardware ourself but we weren't sure if it works especially with BGA components as we use it. After adapting the soldering curve and trying different soldering fluxs our third try works successfully. See the attached pictures.
  • 19 September 2012, 0 Comments
    You may not have heard about the Crypto Stick 2 in the recent time but a lot of things are going on under the hood. Let me share a few updates of our progress towards Crypto Stick 2 during the past few months:

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