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Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.13.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of SecureDrop 0.13.0. Changes that sources, journalists, and administrators should be aware of are summarized in this blog post. A complete list of changes can be found on GitHub.Important: This release is only being issued to servers running Ubuntu 16.04 as their operating system. If you are still running Ubuntu 14.04, we urge you to reinstall SecureDrop as soon as possible. Read More

Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.13.0: Pre-Release Announcement

The release of the next version of SecureDrop, 0.13.0, is scheduled for May 29, 2019. 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 post. A complete list of changes can be found on GitHub. Read More

Interest Article

Advisory: SecureDrop is no longer accepting submissions. Now what?

As of May 1, 2019, Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) has reached End of Life. SecureDrop instances running Trusty will no longer receive security updates for operating system packages, the kernel, or SecureDrop itself.  This means that a sufficiently severe vulnerability discovered in any of those components may permit an adversary ... Read More

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.12.2 Released

Today we are announcing the release of SecureDrop 0.12.2. This point release adds hardware support for newer generation Intel NUCs via an updated kernel, improves the reliability of the backup script for large backups, and includes several other smaller fixes and updates. It also will disable source interface ... Read More

Interest Article

We're making SecureDrop.org open source

Today we’re making public on GitHub the code that powers the SecureDrop.org website. SecureDrop has been open source since its inception. Starting today, its website is as well, under the same GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL). Read More

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.12.1 Released

Today we are announcing the release of SecureDrop 0.12.1. This point release is mainly focused on providing a smoother upgrade experience from Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) to Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial). A complete list of changes can be found on GitHub. Reminder: If you have not done so ... Read More

Interest Article

Advisory: Why you must manually upgrade your SecureDrop servers before April 30

SecureDrop installations set up before version 0.12.0 (released on February 26, 2019) that have not been upgraded yet are using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty) as the server operating system. On April 30 2019, Trusty will reach End of Life, and will no longer receive security updates. If ... Read More