Tails 4.11 is out today:
As with every Tails release, if you run SecureDrop, please remember to update your Tails USB drives:
Tails 4.10 is out today:
If you run a SecureDrop instance, we recommend that you always keep your @tails USB drives up-to-date (Journalist Workstation, Admin Workstation, and Secure Viewing Station). The SVS must be updated offline, see instructions here:
On August 12, we spoke with Paul Lewis, Head of Investigations at The Guardian, about SecureDrop, and we showcased the new SecureDrop Workstation. Watch the event here:
Background about the ongoing SecureDrop Workstation pilot:
You can read more about the project here:
There's no time like the present for v3 onion services. Journalists and admins, if you see this warning when accessing your SecureDrop, it's time to plan the switch:
SecureDrop 1.5.0 has been released. This release includes a kernel update, deprecation warnings for v2 onion services, improved error-handling in the API, and a number of community contributions:
Support for v2 onion services will be removed from SecureDrop in February 2021. Journalists and admins, if you see this warning when accessing your SecureDrop, it's time to migrate to v3 onion services:
SecureDrop 1.5.0 will be released on July 28, 2020. This release will include a kernel update, deprecation warnings for v2 onion services, improved error-handling in the API, and a number of community contributions:
Watch my co-workers dust off some ROMs and chat about SURVEILLANCE Fri-yay July 10th at 4:30PM EDT on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/freedomofthepress/
Important announcement from @torproject about the deprecation of v2 onion services:
v3 onion addresses are recognizable by their 56 character identifier. They provide better security and anonymity protections than the previous version.
If you're running a SecureDrop instance and are still on v2, please see our docs for switching to v3, or enabling v3 alongside v2.
Tails 4.8 is out: https://tails.boum.org/news/version_4.8/
It disables the Unsafe Browser by default, adds a beta feature of the Persistent Storage to save the settings from the Welcome Screen, and more.
(We'll aim to add the nice rel="me" link on securedrop.org soon :-)
Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.
It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:
We're happy to be here! #introductions
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