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Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.11.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of SecureDrop 0.11.0. This release includes a fix for a low severity security regression concerning SSH logins, a kernel update, user interface improvements, a new version of Tor, a new version of Ansible, and more. A complete list of changes can ... Read More

Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.11.0: Pre-Release Announcement

The release of the next version of SecureDrop, 0.11.0, is scheduled for December 11, 2018. We will send out another notification through this blog, Twitter, and the support portal when the release is live. Changes that journalists and administrators should be aware of are summarized in this blog ... Read More

Interest Article

Join us for a SecureDrop hackathon at Aaron Swartz Day this weekend in San Francisco

Photograph of Aaron Swartz by Sage Ross, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike LicenseAaron Swartz was a brilliant computer scientist, a passionate digital rights activist, and a dear friend to many. He believed fiercely in freedom of speech and information, and dedicated his brief but full life to building the open web ... Read More

Interest Article

Advisory: Server installation failure with UEFI boot mode

Update, October 25: The upstream issue causing the problem described in this advisory has been resolved. If you encounter this problem again during the installation, please let us know by filing a bug report. During a SecureDrop installation against servers with with UEFI boot mode enabled, the ./securedrop-admin install command ... Read More

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.10.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of SecureDrop, 0.10.0. This release includes an update of the OSSEC monitoring software. Changes that journalists and administrators should be aware of are summarized in this blog post. A complete list of changes can be found on GitHub. What’s new ... Read More

Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.10.0: Pre-Release Announcement

The release of the next version of SecureDrop, 0.10.0, is scheduled for October 23, 2018. We will send out another notification through this blog, Twitter, and the support portal when the release is live. Changes that journalists and administrators should be aware of are summarized in this blog ... Read More

Interest Article

Advisory: Installation/Workstation Update Failure on Tails 3.9

A configuration error in Tails 3.9 will cause the following operations to fail: Installing SecureDrop using an Admin Workstation running Tails 3.9 Updating the SecureDrop code on an Admin or Journalist workstation running Tails 3.9 The securedrop-admin setup step will fail with the following error: W: The ... Read More

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.9.1 Released

Today we are announcing the release of SecureDrop 0.9.1. This is a bugfix release to fix an issue with the graphical updater which caused a “Signature verification failed” error to be shown when attempting to update a Journalist or Admin Workstation from version 0.8.0 to version ... Read More