News

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 1.8.0 Released

We’re pleased to announce that SecureDrop 1.8.0 has been released. 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.Important: This is the first release to provide support for Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal). All administrators must … Read More

Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 1.8.0: Pre-Release Announcement

The release of the next version of SecureDrop, 1.8.0, is scheduled for March 9, 2021. We will send out another notification through this blog, Twitter, Mastodon, 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

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 1.7.1 Released

SecureDrop 1.7.1 has been released, which addresses the issues described in our advisory from earlier today, restoring the availability of all instances. Read More

Interest Article

Advisory: Outage of some long-running instances after SecureDrop 1.7.0 release

On January 27, the SecureDrop 1.7.0 update affected the availability of some longer running SecureDrop instances. This was due to a bug introduced by a recent code change. Read More

Release Announcement

SecureDrop 1.7.0 Released

We are pleased to announce that SecureDrop 1.7.0 has been released. 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.For all usersNew language: SecureDrop is now available in Simplified Chinese. Administrators can enable it … Read More

Interest Article

SecureDrop Advisory: End-of-life for v2 onion services and Ubuntu 16.04

SecureDrop administrators and users should be aware of two upcoming critical migrations that are required to keep SecureDrop instances online. Read More

Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 1.7.0: Pre-Release Announcement

SecureDrop 1.7.0 will be released on January 26, 2021. We will send out another notification through this blog, Twitter, Mastodon, 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: Temporary Certificate Error on apt.freedom.press

On January 3, the HTTPS certificate for the the SecureDrop package repository, apt.freedom.press, expired. It has since been renewed. The temporary expiry was the result of an oversight on our part. It did not cause any delays of pending software updates for your SecureDrop servers, and no administrative action is required. Read More