How the Recent Tails Operating System Vulnerability Affects Journalists and SecureDrop

On Wednesday afternoon, vulnerability and exploit research firm Exodus Intelligence disclosed a security vulnerability that would allow an attacker to deanonymize a user of Tails, the operating system that many ...

Are you an independent news outlet in need of SecureDrop? Apply for our next crowd-funding campaign

Freedom of the Press Foundation will soon be launching our next crowd-funding campaign. In the past, we've only selected four recipients for each round, but for this campaign, a ...

POGO Launches SecureDrop Amidst Subpoena Controversy Over VA Whistleblower Records

Today, the Project on Government Oversight (POGO), the respected DC-based government watchdog organization, launched its own version of SecureDrop, our open-source whistleblower submission system. This installation takes on a special ...

Can't Run a Relay? Here Are Some Other Ways You Can Support the Tor Challenge

Today we’re helping to launch the Tor Challenge, a clarion call for people all over the world to support the Tor network in the most crucial way possible: by ...

SecureDrop and the OpenSSL Vulnerability

Update: The Tor Project has released a new version of the Tor Browser Bundle, 3.5.4. This further mitigates client-side vectors, and we recommend users (both sources and journalists ...

ProPublica Launches New Version of SecureDrop

Today, ProPublica became the first US news organization to launch the new 0.2.1 version of SecureDrop, our open-source whistleblower submission system journalism organizations can use to safely accept ...

Participate in Our SecureDrop Hackathons in San Francisco and Boston This Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday, we will be holding simultaneous hackathons in both Boston and San Francisco to improve SecureDrop, our open-source whistleblower submission system. If you live in San Francisco ...

SecureDrop Undergoes Second Security Audit

Today, we're publishing the second security audit of SecureDrop, our open-source whistleblower submission system. Since we took over managing the project in October, we have made so many upgrades ...

Help Us Make SecureDrop More Secure at This Weekend's Aaron Swartz Memorial Hackathon

Starting tonight, developers from around the world will gather in at least sixteen cities to participate in a memorial hackathon dedicated to Aaron Swartz, the late coder, activist, and transparency ...

Forbes Launches First Updated Version of SecureDrop Called 'SafeSource'

Today, Forbes launched SafeSource, the first iteration of SecureDrop since Freedom of the Press Foundation took over the project last month. SecureDrop is the open-source whistleblower submission system for journalism ...