The #Nextcloud contributor week is nearing its end - tomorrow, everyone leaves. Tonight pizza night & some late hacking. Check our group pic, we'll do a blog later on!
Also, did you see the news we released from our hackweek?
Apparently WeTransfer has been sending files to the wrong person. Occasionally. And according to some in the comments - for years. Whut? #selfhosting
We think backdooring messenger apps is a bad idea. Just like it was in 1993...
Back up your data!
You can use, for example, @firstname.lastname@example.org - an #opensource backup tool. Here's a link to a white paper describing how!
Worry about #security, #privacy & #ransomware? Check out how #nextcloud helps:
🔐 encryption - https://nextcloud.com/blog/encryption-in-nextcloud/
📬 privacy - https://nextcloud.com/blog/the-issue-with-public-cloud/
🔫 ransomware - https://nextcloud.com/blog/fighting-ransomware-with-guided-undo-nextcloud-in-research-protecting-users/
🚀 Get started - https://nextcloud.com/install
If you use two-factor authentication with #nextcloud (and you should!), you can enable the admin-support 2FA provider to help users unlock accounts!
Centralized tech platforms are "handmaidens to authoritarianism"
- Carole Cadwalladr, who exposed the illegal facebook ads around #brexit
Democracy is threatened by too much power in the hands of just a few tech platforms!
Good example of reliable Content Security Policy (CSP) implementation by @nextclouders https://www.immuniweb.com/websec/?id=N1gz6Agh&ts=1558035022 #infosec
Be careful with hosting on shared infrastructure. Once again, new vulnerabilities are found which can break out of VM's and container boundaries...
One of the many ways to host your own #nextcloud - at a PaaS provider!
Get Dropbox open-source alternative easily deploying and hosting #Nextcloud on @hidora powered by Jelastic PaaS
https://hidora.com/how-to-deploy-nextcloud-on-hidora/ @Nextclouders @nextcloudupdate
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