Runa A. Sandvik



Runa A. Sandvik is a privacy and security researcher, working at the intersection of technology, law and policy. She is a Forbes contributor, a technical advisor to the TrueCrypt Audit project, and a member of the review board for Black Hat Europe. Prior to joining the Freedom of the Press Foundation as a full-time technologist from June 2014 to February 2015, she worked with The Tor Project for four years.


Documenting the Arrests of Journalists in Ferguson

Last updated: November 26 2014, 10:50 AM EST - 24 journalists arrested On Aug. 13, 2014, police in Ferguson, Missouri, assaulted and arrested two journalists for allegedly failing to exit ...

How the Tor Traffic Confirmation Attack Affects SecureDrop Users

On Wednesday morning, the Tor Project published a security advisory detailing an attack against the Tor network that appears to have been trying to deanonymize users. SecureDrop, our open-source ...

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 ...