Scooter 11 Posted October 28, 2013 Share Posted October 28, 2013 I had a major malfunction today. Actually, it started a few days ago when my laptop died and I moved to a new one. That is a tale of woe in and of itself, but I'm here to talk about how this effected Evernote and how you can avoid a terrible mistake I just made. I have used all my notebooks to sync to the cloud, except one in which I stored vital data (accounts, recipts, licences, etc. - serious stuff). Though I comptetely trust the intent of Evernote... things happen, so my goal was to keep this data off the server. I back this 'local only' stuff up by exporting it from Evernote, encrypting it, and saving it in multiple drives. All was well until my laptop died. So I download a fresh copy of the mac client, and sync it all back up. This works great - didn't even take as long as I thought it would. Then, i took my latest export of my 'local' stuff and imported it, then went to make coffee while it ran. It ALSO worked as advertised. It brought that notebook back into my account the same as it was before... except it was no longer a local notebook! It has all synced to the servers while I was away from the desk. So, the first thing I want to do is warn others to be more careful and less stupid than I, and the second is I'd like to know if Evernote does any encryption of it's stored data. I know it's probably secure in transit, but what if evernote is hacked? Link to comment
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