Major improvements to plausible deniability in Espionage 3.6

UPDATE July 19, 2014: Espionage 3.6 is out! Go get it! 🙂 Plausible deniability (in cryptography) refers to methods of protecting users (and their encrypted data) from so-called “gun-to-the-head scenarios”: Any situation that involves some type of coercion stands to benefit from plausible deniability. Although unlikely, some users may find themselves threatened into giving up […]

Espionage 3.5.3 Released!

Version 3.5.3 addresses an important data leak introduced in 3.5.2, improves Mavericks compatibility, and adds other important bug fixes, please update right away! If you’d like to localize Espionage into your language, please contact us. SECURITY: Bug introduced in 3.5.2 that resulted in all folder paths of an unlocked Folder Set being logged to the […]

“The FBI has not been here” as it applies to Espionage

Some smart librarians figured out a way to get around FBI gag orders through an interesting technicality: Taking cue from the librarians, we’ve updated Espionage’s homepage with the the following blurb: Viewing the source for Espionage’s homepage reveals a signed section that explains the types of changes that can and cannot be made to the […]

Espionage 3.5 — Introducing Folder Actions!

Big release today! We know you’ve all missed application associations, and while those have been deprecated, today’s release introduces Folder Actions to replace them! This time, instead of giving you a description of the new features (in text), we’ve made a 720p screencast ! A picture is worth a thousand words. We hope you enjoy […]

Holiday Sale till New Years! Half off of Espionage 3!

Every day till the end of 2012 we’ll be tweeting out a coupon code for half off of Espionage! Each code can be redeemed up to 50 times. 🙂 We wish you and your family happy holidays, and we hope you spend it with the ones you love. Sincerely, Your friends at Tao Effect

Espionage 3.0.3 Released!

Version 3.0.3 brings some important bugfixes and Brazilian localization. If you’d like to localize Espionage into your language, please contact us. NEW: Brazilian Portuguese Localization FIXED: Error 9 when unlocking FIXED: Changed method of starting at login to one that’s less likely to fail FIXED: Changed method of disk mounting to one that’s less likely […]

Announcing Espionage 3 for the Mac App Store!

Today we’re announcing a brand new, completely rewritten and redesigned Espionage: Espionage 3. Espionage 3 is the result of the combined efforts of Tao Effect and cocoaWithChurros‘ Ernesto Garcia. What’s New? Simply put: simplicity and stronger security. We decided to do a complete rewrite of Espionage, focusing more on its user interface, improving its internal […]

Espionage 2.8.13 Released!

I know I know! I’m getting tired of the 2.8 series as well! :-p NOTE: This update will cause the installer to run again (prompting you for your admin password) FIXED: removed “failed to get node path” console messages in ispyd.log on Lion FIXED: issue with application associations on Lion IMPROVED: removed some 10.5 dependencies. […]

Espionage 2.8.12 Released!

Espionage 2.8.12 brings two important announcements: NOTE: With Lion approaching, this will likely be the last release to support Mac OS 10.5 Leopard CHANGED: Removed ability to backup unlocked folders for integrity reasons (you can force it on an unlocked folder by holding the Option key when clicking on Espionage in the menubar) FIXED: “Folder […]

Espionage 2.8.11 Released!

Espionage 2.8.11 provides Lion compatibility and other enhancements and fixes: NEW: Lion support (now fully 64-bit!) NEW: Complete extended attributes support for the encrypted folder itself (xattrs on files inside the folder were always supported) NEW: Bitcoin application template IMPROVED: Custom folder icon support IMPROVED: Prevent unlocked folders from being backed up to ensure backup […]