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Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.8.0: Pre-Release Announcement

The release of the next version of SecureDrop, 0.8.0, is scheduled for June 26, 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

The road towards an integrated SecureDrop Workstation

Through the last year, the Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) has sponsored the development of a prototype for an integrated SecureDrop Workstation based on Qubes OS. Thanks to the work of developer Joshua Thayer, we now have a working prototype that combines the Journalist Workstation and Secure Viewing Station ... Read More

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.7.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of SecureDrop 0.7.0. This release includes support for administering SecureDrop servers over the local network (as opposed to using Tor), and for enabling a minimalist daily email notification about new submissions. These and other changes that journalists and administrators should be ... Read More

Security Advisory

Security Advisory: SecureDrop and the EFAIL Vulnerability

Today, security researchers disclosed vulnerabilities, collectively called EFAIL, in how the decryption and display of PGP-encrypted emails are handled in multiple email clients (see EFAIL website, EFAIL paper). SecureDrop submissions are not sent via email, and can only be decrypted on the air-gapped Secure Viewing Station, so the content of ... Read More

Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.7.0: Pre-Release Announcement

The release of the next version of SecureDrop, 0.7.0, is scheduled for May 15, 2018 [updated]. 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 ... Read More

Interest Article

A New SecureDrop Directory - and a New Look

Since Freedom of the Press Foundation launched SecureDrop in October 2013 (building on the DeadDrop codebase originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz), the open source platform has become the de facto standard for secure communication between news organizations and sources. Our SecureDrop directory currently contains 33 instances ranging from ... Read More

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.6 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of SecureDrop 0.6. This release includes a major kernel upgrade. Please find background on this and other highlights from the release below, and see the complete list of changes for additional technical details. Read More

Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 0.6: Pre-Release Announcement

The release of the next version of SecureDrop, 0.6, is scheduled for March 13, 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 post ... Read More