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Espionage for Mac

Simple, state-of-the-art encryption and plausible deniability for your data.

$29.99
In English
Version 3.7.3
3.8
Based on 155 user rates

Espionage overview

Espionage offers state-of-the-art encryption and plausible deniability for your confidential data.

Sometimes, encrypting your data isn't enough to protect it. That's why Espionage 3 goes beyond data encryption. You can create multiple master passwords, each protecting an isolated set of folders. Every protected folder can also advertise completely different data, depending on whether it's locked or unlocked. Espionage 3 is also the most secure Espionage yet, featuring AES-256 encryption by default, and scrypt to protect your passwords from even the most powerful of adversaries.

Features
  • Source code available for security professionals.
  • Designed for plausible deniability. Multiple master passwords through Folder Sets. Want two versions of your email? Espionage can handle that.
  • Enhances deniable encryption by creating fake Folder Sets and fake disk images.
  • Laptop-theft tracking apps (like Undercover) work when using Espionage without FileVault.
  • Super-computer defying encryption: AES-256 + scrypt.
  • Silent. Espionage 3 doesn't make it easy for people to know what's encrypted.
  • Folder Actions make it easy to encrypt your email.
  • Quickly access folders via the menu bar and keyboard shortcuts.
  • Works with your favorite backup software like Time Machine and Dropbox.
  • Optionally prevent folder contents from showing up in Spotlight even when the folder is unlocked.
  • High-quality customer support. Yes, given how terrible customer support can be, we consider this a feature.

What’s new in version 3.7.3

Version 3.7.3:
Fixes:
  • Should hopefully really fix the crash during setup on Big Sur/M1

Espionage for Mac

$29.99
In English
Version 3.7.3
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3.8

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Rsmacupdate
Rsmacupdate
Nov 11 2021
3.7.3
0.0
Nov 11 2021
0.0
Version: 3.7.3
It is now November 2021 and TaoEffect's Espionage is still available and the Knox product has been dropped by Agilebits the makers of 1Password. I had/have licenses to both products. I wouldn't have guessed this outcome or a lot of others I have seen in the last 4+ years. That said, it looks like 4+ years later TaoEffect is still a current updated product. This of course could easily change, but that is true of any of the s/w vendors albeit less likely for some than for others in our opinons at least.
Psychiatry
Psychiatry
May 27 2017
3.6.6
0.0
May 27 2017
0.0
Version: 3.6.6
Before I rely on a company to encrypt my data, the one problem I have is will that company be there 10 years from now? Will their software still be compatible with Mac OS 10.22? Or is this a fly by night company that will leave your data suddenly unusable years from now? I don't know yet. So I'm standing pat and watching this company. Does Espionage allow you to manage Sparse Encrypted Disk Images like Knox does? I would be very interested and probably buy it if it did. If the company croaks, at least Mac OS can decrypt the disk images.
fvonherder
fvonherder
May 3 2017
3.6.6
3.0
May 3 2017
3.0
Version: 3.6.6
A rather innocent and stupid question: I am using espionage 3 to encrypt my sensible data. When i am backing up my data with time machine, the encrypted espionage folders are not backed up like the rest of my non-encrypted-folders... Right? How can i include my espionage folders in the time-machine-backup on my mac? Thanks
Taoeffect
Taoeffect
Feb 15 2016
3.6.3
0.0
Feb 15 2016
0.0
Version: 3.6.3
Important: Starting in 3.6.3, we've dropped support for 10.7, 10.8, and 10.9 because all of these operating systems are insecure. Please see our blog post for further details about this: https://www.taoeffect.com/blog/2016/02/espionage-3-6-3-drops-10-7-10-8-10-9-sparklegate-fix/
Hans_K
Hans_K
Apr 30 2015
3.6.2
2.5
Apr 30 2015
2.5
Version: 3.6.2
Looks like nice software, but... no support for encrypted folders on network volumes. Most of my data resides on a centralised shared network, so cannot use Espionage for it... If it would have supported any volume, I might purchase a license.
fallenflower
fallenflower
Sep 15 2023
3.7.3
1.0
Sep 15 2023
1.0
Version: 3.7.3
fvonherder
fvonherder
May 3 2017
3.0
May 3 2017
3.0
Version: null
logicmac
logicmac
Jan 3 2016
2.0
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Oskar-Matzerath
Oskar-Matzerath
May 6 2015
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Hans_K
Hans_K
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2.5
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2.5
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zeki893
zeki893
Mar 14 2015
0.5
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gizmond
Nov 8 2014
3.0
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3.0
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Pistarino
Aug 7 2014
5.0
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5.0
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brunoM3731
Jun 9 2014
4.5
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4.5
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Pwozny
Jan 9 2014
0.5
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Sep 28 2013
2.5
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2.0
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Fredbio
Aug 10 2013
4.5
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Itistoday
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2.5
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R-b-
Dec 10 2012
1.5
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mmatthes50
Dec 6 2012
2.5
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Lebeis
Nov 29 2012
2.5
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2.5
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Aleksandr-39c7d7c9
Nov 29 2012
5.0
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5.0
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anonymous-moth-6122
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2.5
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Nov 3 2012
4.5
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3.0
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1.0
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Showells
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4.5
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snow-hero
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lagoiski-1
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5.0
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5.0
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roi10
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1.5
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1.5
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monet
Oct 14 2012
2.5
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2.5
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mirnovo
Oct 3 2012
4.0
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4.0
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Pugwash
Sep 18 2012
3.0
Sep 18 2012
3.0
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Physhbourne
Sep 13 2012
5.0
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5.0
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SystemsTrader
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2.0
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2.0
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charlieegan3
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4.5
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4.5
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stepode
Sep 4 2012
2.0
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2.0
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ykocher
Aug 14 2012
1.5
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1.5
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