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ZeroBin Is an Encrypted PasteBin Alternative

ZeroBin is like the heavily armored sibling of PasteBin; You can still paste large chunks of text but that text is encrypted with client-side encryption.

PasteBin is great when you need to share snippets of code or log files, the only problem is the service is essentially wide open. Not such a big deal if you’re sharing your XBMC logs on the support forum to get a little help figuring out why your movie list won’t update, but less than idea if you’re sharing more sensitive information. ZeroBin steps in to fill that gap by offering client-side encryption where ZeroBin has no knowledge of the content of your shared text snippets. In addition you can set up the ZeroBin content to self destruct after a set amount of time.

Hit up the link below to take ZeroBin for a spin.

ZeroBin [via One Thing Well]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/13/12

Comments (4)

  1. jay

    hmm never even heard of pastebin il look into this thanks!

  2. sebsauvage

    Wow… my little project mentioned on HowToGeek. Thanks ! :-D

  3. Ahkrir

    @sebsauvage It’s also mentoined on much other sites. (Such as which I check daily). But in any way, I love this!

  4. Guest

    Nice app :) but I’m confused — doesn’t “client”-side encryption mean the info is encrypted on its way *to* the site? What’s “server”-side encryption if not the destination being encrypted as well? Does this mean that once the info is on the hard drives at Zero Bin it isn’t secure anymore?

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