I tried Proton drive with free account cause the paid account is too expensive for my country’s currency , So anyway the experience wasn’t good enough , Only 500mb instead of 1GB and no 2FA with no desktop client so I’m looking for an alternative , Any suggestions for an open source alternative?
P.s Self hosting in my country isn’t available because it is super expensive , So please don’t suggest it , And How i can trust Nextcloud service providers like Tab.Digital , The Good Cloud …etc??
I use Mega. It has really good UI, android app, automatic photo backup and desktop sync client which works the same as Dropbox/GDrive. That’s great if you want to convince family or friends to start using encrypted storage. You don’t have to explain anything just “it works like Dropbox”. Done.
I have premium, but even the free version offers you a lot of space. More you can aquire through “achievements” (1 year validity). I think it’s a great option for most of the people.
MEGA didn’t get breached. Security researchers published a list of exploits they had discovered. Exploiting those vulnerabilities would have required priviliged access to the servers. MEGA have since taken steps to mitigate.
My link already contained all the reasoning. To sum up, Icedrive claims its encryption (Twofish) to be “bulletproof” while also claiming that AES is less secure (which it isn’t). This is problematic because we know that in security, there is never anything that is 100 % secure, and making these kinds of claims is only irresponsibe.
This quote tells quite a bit about them as a company, “Most - if not all, encrypted cloud storage services use the AES algorithm - The encryption algorithm endorsed and promoted by surveillance agencies. If you wanted to lose weight, would you get diet advice from McDonalds?” Promoting conspiracy theories about encryption algorithms is a big red flag for a privacy service.
Icedrive also uses a random and generic quote from Edward Snowden as if he would recommend their service. Lastly, I don’t think they have had any audits for their service and aren’t even open-source.
In conclusion, I don’t really see any reason why anyone would choose them to store their documents.