You can’t function in 2019 without a password manager

Secrets. You have many. I don’t mean stretching the truth to a first date about interests and hobbies , or being into My Little Pony as a forty year old man. I’m talking about digital secrets. Passwords, social security numbers, pin codes, cryptocurrency keys, credit cards, and bank account numbers define our online personas and finances. Passwords Passwords and 2FA …

(Very) Basic Intro to the Scrypt Hash

This will be a basic introduction to the Scrypt hash function, or more accurately, KDF function. I will assume most of my audience is here to gain an understanding of why Scrypt is used and the basics of how it works. My goal is to explain it in a general sense, I will be omitting proofs and implementation details and …

Dual Encryption

Qvault’s dual encryption allows users to require that two keys are needed to unlock their vault. A password, and a key card. You have probably heard of two factor authentication. According to Authy: 2FA is an extra layer of security used to make sure that people trying to gain access to an online account are who they say they are. Usually the …