We support of DANE and DNSSEC

The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is used for mail transport between mail servers and is traditionally not secured, making it vulnerable for eavesdropping.   DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) for SMTP provides a more secure method for mail transport and is increasingly becoming more popular. Domains with DANE records ... Read More »

27th Apr 2020
UK spy agencies urge China rethink once Covid-19 crisis is over

MI6 and MI5 expect Beijing to be more assertive and want government to consider tighter control of strategic industries Britain’s intelligence community believes the UK needs to reassess its relationship with China after the coronavirus crisis subsides and consider if tighter controls are needed over high-tech and other strategic ... Read More »

27th Apr 2020
UK government told not to use Zoom because tool vulnerable

Security services said last week that videoconferencing tool was vulnerable to surveillance UK Government and parliament were told by the intelligence agencies last week not to use the videoconferencing service Zoom for confidential business, due to fears it could be vulnerable to Chinese surveillance.   The quiet warnings to limit the ... Read More »

27th Apr 2020
Velocir VPN with Wireguard kernel 5.6

WireGuard is a secure network tunnel, operating at layer 3, implemented as a kernel virtual network interface for Linux which aims to replace both IPsec for most use cases as well as popular user space and/or TLS-based solutions like OpenVPN while being more secure, performant and easier to use. The virtual tunnel interface is based on a proposed ... Read More »

8th Mar 2020
We’ve Enabled IPv6 to Help You Join the Modern Web!

The explosive growth of the Internet was facilitated in part by the standardisation of IPv4, the protocol that allowed the provisioning of around 4 billion unique addresses. Today, we’ve run out of IPv4 addresses. IPv6 represents the modern Internet where billions of devices including phones, tablets, cars, household appliances and a slew of IoT ... Read More »

8th Mar 2020
We support MTA-STS to enhance email transport security and privacy.

Velocir Email has enabled MTA-STS to enhance email transport security and privacy. SMTP is broken by design. It comes from a time when communication partners trusted each other and the NSA was intercepting facsimiles and phone calls instead of internet traffic.To enhance privacy, in 2002 RFC 3208 was added to the SMTP protocol. Unfortunately ... Read More »

15th Jan 2020
Massive Google Cloud Data Leak

On October 16, 2019 Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia discovered a wide-open Google Cloud Elasticsearch server containing an unprecedented 4 billion user accounts spanning more than 4 terabytes of data.   A total count of unique people across all data sets reached more than 1.2 billion people, making this one of the largest data leaks from a single ... Read More »

25th Nov 2019
Velocir Edge now support QUIC and HTTP/3

We are now happy to announce that QUIC and HTTP/3 support is available on Velocir Edge for testing.  Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, two of the leading browser vendors and partners in our effort to make the web faster and more reliable for all are the 1st to support HTTP/3 .   In the words of Ryan Hamilton, Staff Software Engineer at ... Read More »

4th Nov 2019
Protect Your Data and Encrypt Today

We support TLS 1.3 - Enhanced Performance & Hardened Security. HTTPS performance has been made faster and safer for every user and every device. Transportation Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 protocol provides unparalleled privacy and performance compared to previous versions of TLS and non-secure HTTP We support HTTP/2 over TLS 1.3 by default, with ... Read More »

25th Oct 2019