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Old Feb 4, 2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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Is WeTransfer safe?

The hosting/email transfer site thing, how safe is it?

I in-putted a friends email, and was hesitant to use my own personal email so used my universities email address, selected the files I wanted to send from my desktop and it's uploading now.

Is WeTransfer safe, or is anything... erm... compromised?
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 10:41 AM   #2
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What did the privacy policy say?
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 10:43 AM   #3
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It can't hurt to encrypt the data first using software like TrueCrypt. Then even if the file gets viewed by a 3rd party, it won't matter.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 10:50 AM   #4
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It can't hurt to encrypt the data first using software like TrueCrypt. Then even if the file gets viewed by a 3rd party, it won't matter.
I use TrueCrypt along with passwords generated by this website

https://www.grc.com/passwords.htm
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 09:54 AM   #5
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It was only images I sent through, stuff that was far too big to be sent through emails. Just a bit concerned about WeTransfer doing something to my Mac?
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Old Feb 7, 2013, 12:59 AM   #6
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Never heard of them but I dont think you should have a problem .
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Old Feb 7, 2013, 07:31 AM   #7
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Use them very frequently at work, seems like a great service to me.
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