Database is now encrypted

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Database is now encrypted

Post by Admin » 26 Jul 2009, 23:46

TrashMail.net has from now on a full encrypted database: The main database runs unencrypted on a ram-drive. The backups are created and encrypted on the ram-drive. Once encrypted, they are moved to the harddisk. This backup process runs every 3 hours. The databases are encrypted with a public encryption key. Its private key is stored in a secret and secure place and is not located on the server. Even if someone would be able to steal the private key, its protected additionally by a secret password. If someone powers off the server, automatically all non-encrypted data would be destroyed because its located on a ram-drive.

We follow the data protection laws in Germany. Nobody would be able to steal information by hi-hacking physically the server. Even confiscating the server would be useless because we control alone the encrypted data. Without our permission, nobody should be able to access to the data.
Best regards,
Stephan Ferraro
Founder of TrashMail.com
CEO of Aionda GmbH

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