Posts Tagged ‘crypto’

The Collectd encrypted packet format

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Yesterday, Logstash 1.4.0 was released containing many improvements, one of which was contributed by us. We’ve implemented signature verification and packet decryption in the collectd input plugin. This blogpost will give an overview of how encryption and signing is used in the collectd binary protocol. If you want to implement your own collectd receiver, this is pretty interesting.

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Fixing hanging Crypto Stick (and other USB peripherals) problems

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

We had problems with our Crypto Stick ‘hanging’ randomly. An experimental patch from libusb fixes this. We have released packages with this fix.

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Installing the Cryptostick in Ubuntu 11.04

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

As you probably know by now: We have our SSH and PGP-keys on a CryptoStick. But getting it to work used to be somewhat harder than it is now. So without further ado: The (almost) foolproof way to get SSH and PGP working with the CryptoStick in Ubuntu.

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HowTo: Reset a cryptostick

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Resetting a cryptostick is possible after all!

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