SecureDrop 1.8.0 has been released. This release includes support for Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa), and several other improvements:
SecureDrop 1.7.1 has been released. This is a bugfix release that will restore availability of SecureDrop instances impacted by a bug introduced in SecureDrop 1.7.0:
📣 Time to update: Tor Browser 10.0.9 is now available. This release updates Firefox to 78.7.0esr for desktop and Firefox for Android to 85.1.0 and includes important security updates to Firefox for Desktop & Firefox for Android.
SecureDrop 1.7.0 has been released! This release allows you to configure your organization's name. It also includes support for Simplified Chinese and several bugfixes:
Tails 4.15 is out
This release fixes known security vulnerabilities.
- suppport for #ledger hardware wallets
- USB tethering for sharing mobile data on iOS 14 or later
SecureDrop 1.7.0 will be released on January 26, 2021. This release will allow you to configure your organization’s name. It will also include support for Simplified Chinese and several bugfixes:
Year in Review: OONI in 2020
In our post, we share:
• OONI highlights from 2020 🐙
• Exciting ways that community members made use of OONI data 💙
• Upcoming OONI projects in 2021! 💫
Warm thanks to our community! ❤️
💜 TODAY! @ Dec 11, 18:00 UTC / 13:00 Eastern / 10:00 Pacific. Edward Snowden will host Tor’s third PrivChat, a fundraising livestream & conversation with human rights defenders + real-life Tor users Alison Macrina, Ramy Raoof, & Berhan Taye. #UseAMaskUseTor
📺 Set your reminder!
Today is OONI's 8th birthday! 🎉 🎂 🐙
As of today, 8 years ago, the 1st OONI measurement was collected & published!
Today, 376 million measurements have been published from 21 thousand networks in 239 countries 🌍
...and that's all thanks to our AMAZING COMMUNITY! ❤️ 🥂
SecureDrop team member @kushal will be speaking about the work we did in 2020 and upcoming features in 2021 at the Tor Project's "State of the Onion" livestream on November 16 (16:00 - 18:00 UTC):
🗓️ Save the date for the (virtual) State of the Onion 2020: Nov. 16 @ 16:00-18:00 UTC.
We'll discuss Tor's accomplishments in 2020, plus hear from @securedrop, Library Freedom Project, Ricochet Refresh, @OpenObservatory, The Guardian Project and @micahflee.
📱 Time to update: Tor Browser 10.0.3 for Android is out now.
We began working on this project in April with the goal of rebuilding the Tor Browser for Android on Mozilla's new Android Firefox Browser, Fenix. We have successfully achieved this goal: https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-1003
Yesterday we again opened our bimonthly open call for privacy and trust enhancing tech (https://nlnet.nl/PET) and projects improving open search and discovery (https://nlnet.nl/discovery) using open source software and open hardware. Do apply before December 1st (or check out the work we are funding on for example @cryptpad, @delta, @nextcloud, @EteSync, @pixelfed and more! -> https://nlnet.nl/project/
SecureDrop 1.6.0 is scheduled for release on October 7, 2020. Please see our pre-release announcement for details:
Tails 4.11 is out today:
As with every Tails release, if you run SecureDrop, please remember to update your Tails USB drives:
After months of work, we have a new stable release series! This series improves our guard selection algorithms, adds v3 onion balance support, improves the amount of code that can be disabled when running without relay support, and small bug fixes.
Want to honor your free software heroes? Nominate someone who's doing a terrific job at empowering computer users for a Free Software Award by October 28th: https://u.fsf.org/357
We are officially launching the Tor Project Membership Program, a new way for nonprofit and private sector organizations to financially support our work. 🎉
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