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Prodater64 07-21-2005 02:36 PM

FolderShare
 
www.foldershare.com

Related with we was talking about in http://www.kvcd.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=119531#119531

FolderShare (for any kind of files) is not completely same as AudioGalaxy was for mp3, but it rocks anyway.
I am thinking about how to set it to share digital video related files, programs, avisynth filters, etc. between KVCD.net members.

Zyphon 07-21-2005 02:40 PM

Thanks for the link Luis, I shall check it out it sounds really interesting and a good idea also.

Nice find. :)

Prodater64 07-21-2005 02:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Zyphon
Thanks for the link Luis, I shall check it out it sounds really interesting and a good idea also.

Nice find. :)

Your welcome.

kwag 07-21-2005 07:32 PM

8O 8O 8O 8O
I registered, but I quickly shut down the client :!:
The reason is that I could see my complete workstation from the web browser, and if anyone cracks this program, they have full access to your machine :!:
The concept is very nice, but I just can't trust it.
I think I will start using WASTE again, which is very secure because of the Public key encryption it has.
Nobody can access your machine unless you give them your key.
And all file transfers are fully encrypted, so not even your ISP can tell what you are transfering :cool:
http://waste.sourceforge.net/

BTW, here's my Public key, in case anyone wants to connect to me

WASTE_PUBLIC_KEY 20 1536 Karl
C14147737A000DCABA2C2BBD15644CD8E17507A72CC9A56BB5 8791C633D3
93DBECCBF2677EF3C83EA5E3EC2A8C2A121295C67F56BA4A4D A8EDF1B61C
26EAA6E5A61CC483CF08BF712C12D723071A41CF0CA1661A0C 72F5C76474
48C8C3E3A7FBFB3E3E25FDF79CD5660F2BD30FC8B350ECDB34 AD25C33C93
7468C6F28FDAC5279293CAB00CA12183A784AE099AFC377BD4 BE64295F97
9AFBCED691460CF564D8F0E7BCC53A24741BFFB8C3776D8A91 AF37FB960A
C8B42D6889952757D34896190003010001
WASTE_PUBLIC_KEY_END

You'll need to send me your key so we can connect. Please do so via PM ;)
My address is at: voice.kdvd.net

-kwag

Zyphon 07-22-2005 03:08 AM

@Kwag

Thanks for the info about Folder Share and the test you have done, this was my concern on how secure it was and now that you have brought to light it's weakness I don't fancy opening up my PC to the World to exploit.

Thanks also Karl for the link to Waste. I shall look into it when I get back from my holiday and install it, I think this is a good idea and a much more secure way of doing things.

One thing though about waste suppose you are sharing with someone and you give them you key and they give you their key. How safe is it in this situation? Can it be exploited if that person was a hacker?

Thanks again Karl for the link. :)

Prodater64 07-22-2005 06:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kwag
8O 8O 8O 8O
I registered, but I quickly shut down the client :!:
The reason is that I could see my complete workstation from the web browser, and if anyone cracks this program, they have full access to your machine :!:
The concept is very nice, but I just can't trust it.
-kwag

8O s**t, I didn't think that. :imstupid:

kwag 07-22-2005 10:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Zyphon
One thing though about waste suppose you are sharing with someone and you give them you key and they give you their key. How safe is it in this situation? Can it be exploited if that person was a hacker?

WASTE can't be hacked, because all data is transfered encrypted. Just like secure shell.
It's a network of "trusted" peers.
There's a comment at CNN: "RIAA may be better off penetrating al Qaeda" :lol:
Read it here:
http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/interne...ate.fileshare/

-kwag

kwag 07-22-2005 10:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prodater64
8O s**t, I didn't think that. :imstupid:

I didn't think of that either :lol:
Until I ran the program, and saw all my directories open to the world :!:
I took it down in less that 1 minute :lol:

-kwag

Prodater64 07-22-2005 10:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kwag
I didn't think of that either :lol:
Until I ran the program, and saw all my directories open to the world :!:
I took it down in less that 1 minute :lol:

-kwag

Imagine it you. When you post that warning I was in my work, and the satellite running in my house. 8O

:plane: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

kwag 07-22-2005 10:54 AM

8O :hihi:

Prodater64 07-22-2005 11:31 AM

How much safety is to keep a ftp server running in your pc?

Zyphon 07-22-2005 12:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kwag
WASTE can't be hacked, because all data is transfered encrypted. Just like secure shell.
It's a network of "trusted" peers.

That is a relief Karl, that has put my mind at ease. :)

Quote:

Originally Posted by kwag
There's a comment at CNN: "RIAA may be better off penetrating al Qaeda" :lol:
Read it here:
http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/interne...ate.fileshare/

-kwag

Lmao :lol: :rotf: I love that above Quote, at least this confirms just how secure it is, when I get back I shall have to set this up and PM you my key. :D

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prodater64
How much safety is to keep a ftp server running in your pc?

A hell of a lot safer than foldershare that is for sure. :D

I used to run a FTP server from home and with my firewall I never got hacked but then again maybe I was lucky.

kwag 07-22-2005 12:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prodater64
How much safety is to keep a ftp server running in your pc?

FTP is not too safe, as all communications are clear text.
Unless you use FTP over SSH, and then you are ok :)
I personally don't use FTP or Telnet anymore. Only ssh and ftp over ssh.

-kwag

rds_correia 07-22-2005 06:07 PM

You mean, PuTTY ;-)

kwag 07-22-2005 06:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rds_correia
You mean, PuTTY ;-)

In Windows, yes.
In Unix, no ;)

http://www.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de/~ig25...ssh-faq-4.html

I use ssh all the time to do backups over the net, from work to home.
I just pipe FTP over ssh, and all transfers are secure.
Of course, when I'm in Windows, I use one of Putty's programs, "psftp.exe" :)

-kwag


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