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2.0.12 release of deaddrop

Today we released a bugfix only release correcting three issues:
  • Front end:
  • After modifying a contact will add a new contact miss-behave
  • backend:
  • fix issue where seccomp denied memory unmap in mcs deamon
  • deaddrop admin interface:
  • Improved handling of passwords

2.0.11 release of deaddrop

This release contains both bugfixes and new features:
  • Features:
  • Front-end:
  • Add an regret button in the growl message after a contact has been removed
  • Allow drag-n-drop files in the upload-file area
  • Allow to upload bigger files than 4GB when using IE11
  • Use the same newer design on the download-page
  • Mail:
  • Add download url to the reminder email
  • Back-end:
  • Enhanced response to client by using the same type of response codes
  • Function to remove users history after X days
  • Bugfixes:
  • Mail enhancement:
  • Fixed HTML error in removed page mail
  • Fixed incorrect text in download mail
  • Change to correct doc-type in HTML mail
  • Front-end enhancement:
  • Enabled UTF-8 support for aliases/nicknames
  • Enhanced group handling
  • Enhanced the add new contact form
  • Enhanced the modify contact form
  • Better information to users who try to login to an expired deaddrop
  • Visualize that the login-page is used for a download page and not for a permanent user
  • Allow to delete a file even if the user clicks on the pop-up help text
  • Allow to delete a contact even if the user clicks on the pop-up help text
  • Allow to select watermark file even if the user clicks on the pop-up help text
  • On-mouse-over tool-tip for remove files and watermark files was only in english
  • Back-end enhancement:
  • Substitute some cron-jobs with systemd-timers
  • Fix an issue to ensure right owner permission on files
  • Graceful handling of empty CSRF-token
  • Re-factor of some duplicated code
  • Better handling of request in wrong order
  • Fix an issue in SELinux which denied files from being removed
  • Improved handling of reset password function
  • Improved error handling when removing accounts
  • Improved error handling when adding accounts
  • Enhanced handling of double-added accounts

1.6.3 release of IMPEX

This release contains both bugfixes and new features:
  • IMPEX Station: refactoring of the SELinux rules for IMPEX which was possible because now all drives are mounted with the SELinux security context removable_t.
  • IMPEX Station: if the system clock was set in the future and the time was adjusted back it was possible to trigger a bug which made the GUI appear to hang.
  • IMPEX Station: fixed scanning drives with 99000+ files which before this would render the front view almost unusable.
  • IMPEX Station: no longer dependent on RAM size when calculating checksums on files.

1.5 release of IMPEX

This is a new feature release containing:
  • IMPEX Station: CDROM/DVD/ISO support
  • IMPEX Station: offer to format a USB drive when the filesystem is invalid, unsupported or missing
  • IMPEX Station: transfer to an unformatted drive now works
  • New languages added: lithuanian, latvian, russian, estonian, german, polish and finnish

1.4.2 Bugfix release of IMPEX

Today we released a bugfix only release correcting three issues:
  • IMPEX Station: ICC server name on the System Information page was not changed even though it was running against another ICC
  • ICC: Newly connected stations did not get the get_contacts-permission assigned automatically so they could not fetch contact lists
  • ICC: Internet Explorer fix for pie chart on the overview page was reverted

1.4.1 Bugfix release of IMPEX

Today we released a bugfix only release correcting two minor issues. One was that the coloured link warning about out of date OS updates was warning even though all updates had been applied. The other issue we corrected is that the ICC server GUI was rendered incorrectly in Internet Explorer.

1.4 Release of IMPEX

We have another release update! Mostly this is a feature update with black and white device list management added together with auto completion when inputting identification when scanning USB drives. Also we have a new result view with a receipt on the screen after scanning which improves the end user feedback after a scan or format.

1.3 Release of IMPEX

IMPEX 1.3 was released a week ago and all existing customers should have gotten an automatic upgrade. Major new features include Scan Only Mode, Format Only Mode, support of larger drives than the internal storage area of the station. Better feedback during scanning. Private Namespaces for almost all processes involved and even more hardened SELinux rules.

Impex AND deaddrop announced as finalists for 2015 Security Awards

Sysctl is extremely proud to announce that both our products Impex and Deaddrop have been selected as finalist at the 2015 Security Awards nominations. That mean that we got two of three slots for the "security product of the year" cathegory. The announcement was made public today, 2nd September 2015, and the actual decision on what is selected as the winner at a grand announcement banquet at Cafe Opera in central Stockholm.

Sysctl at "Rätt säkerhet" security conference

Sysctl is going to have a vendor booth at Rätt säkerhet 2015. At the booth we will have our security experts as well as display various products, including deaddrop and impex.

1.3 Release of deaddrop

A new version of deaddrop, version 1.3, have been released. The Release is available immediately for existing customers. Major new features in the new version includes: rebase on RedHat Enterprise Linux 7, better support for Single Sign-On (SSO) and AD support, better login and logout pages. Both SSO support and login pages was a direct result of customer requests for new features.

Sysctl is developing a new security product - Impex

On behalf of a major international corporation, Sysctl have developed a solution for handling USB sticks from a more secure perspective. The new product, impex can work as a stand-alone solution or as part of a networked solution.

Deaddrop and Sysctl in IDG article

This week, the national technology news outlet IDG covered the deaddrop product and the sysctl company in an article. Highligthning that deaddrop was born out of a necessity to exchange files with mortals that don't have PGP installed, and that using US based "free" services that either share you info, steal you info or at least dont protect it with their life, really isnt an option in many cases. To read the article, in swedish, follow this link.

sysctl sign a partner contract with enigio to develop a trusted timestamp plugin to deaddrop

Sysctl have signed an agreement with EnigioTime to develop a Trusted Timestamp plugin to deaddrop. The plugin will allow deaddrop users to have an extended audit trail of information that passes through deaddrop. EnigioTime have develop a technology that allows you obtain a timestamp of your information asset without reveling the actual content to the timestamping third party. This feature will be available at additional cost in an upcoming version of deaddrop.