SCP and SFTP are two secure alternatives for FTP. FTP sends data in plain-text, while the other two use the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol for communication.
SFTP makes it easier to transfer files securely to a remote server. Filezilla and WinSCP also come with support for SFTP. Learn how you can use SFTP to transfer files.
Since the release of Android’s Gingerbread version, Google made what was probably a market-and technology-driven decision to use the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) when an Android device is connected to a desktop. While MTP is supposed to be a better solution, it doesn’t work out of the box on Linux. However, with a couple of quick changes, you can make it happen.
As much as you want to use some of your iPhone apps with your iPad, you can’t because of compatibility issues. The most common problem you may encounter when doing so is pixelation; the other one is size doubling. Obviously, it is because iPhone and iPad have different screen size. There is a workaround I […]
If you have your own website, blog or are uploading information online somewhere, there is a decent chance you are using a FTP uploader of some sort. When I originally had a need for this kind of application, I did a little digging around. The name that kept popping up was Cyberduck. I looked at […]
If you own a self-hosted WordPress account, chances are you are using FTP to transfer all your files online. Here’s the problem: connecting and transferring files via FTP is not secured. All your login credential (including username and password) and data are transmitted over the network in plain text. Any hacker who is sniffing your […]