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Libdrop: File sharing through NordVPN

The Libdrop library allows NordVPN users to share files over Meshnet. In this article, we explain how we developed our file transfer system and the role Libdrop plays in it. What is Libdrop? Libdrop is a cross-platform library developed in the Rust programming language. It is compatible with Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, and Android. File…
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April 9, 2024 0

WireGuard kernel module vs. user space: Speed and performance

   The WireGuard kernel module has been enabled in AOSP (Android Open Source Project) since 2020 and should in theory be preferred over user space implementations. The Nord Security team explored this hypothesis by results. Differences between user space and kernel What is the difference between these two approaches? In terms of sending and receiving…
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October 18, 2023 0

How to sync data from MySQL to Google BigQuery using Debezium and Kafka Connect

Syncing data from a MySQL database to Google BigQuery can be a great way to keep your data up to date and easily accessible for analysis. In this article, we will explore the process of setting up Debezium and Kafka Connect to sync data from MySQL to BigQuery, providing you with all the information you…
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September 9, 2023 0

Rendering Storyblok Rich Text in Astro

Rendering Rich Text elements in headless content management systems (CMS) like Storyblok can be challenging. We decided to carry out this process with Astro. Here is what we learned in the process. Using an official integration The Storyblok CMS has many integrations for various frontend frameworks including React, Vue, and Svelte. Luckily for us, they…
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July 28, 2023 0

Binary memory protection measures on Windows OS

Binary memory protection is a core part of cybersecurity, but there are many different options for implementing it. In this article, we explore common mechanisms and protection measures for Windows OS. Why is binary memory protection important? You may remember when the Blaster worm struck the internet, or more recently when WannaCry{‘ ‘} caused global…
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June 27, 2023 0