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  1. #1
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    Cool tool for *nix.

    Cool tool for *nix !

    TLSWrap is a TLS/SSL FTP wrapper/proxy for UNIX and WIN32, allowing you to use your favourite FTP client with any TLS/SSL-enabled FTP server.
    Features include full encryption of both control and data connections.

    TLSWrap can be found here.

  2. #2
    I'm all for making things more secure, but wouldn't it just be easier to use sftp? Openssh is a piece of cake to install, and easy to work with. Now I'll admit, I don't know of any graphical ftp tools that work with sftp, but I'm sure there are some out there. I've just never looked for them because I've never really had a need for them.

    Don't get me wrong, I think the idea is good. Anything that makes security easier for the layperson gets two thumbs in my book. It just sounds like a little more effort to set up correctly than sftp.

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