Category: privacy

2015 is the Year of Bore-Sec

Over the last few months, the Guardian Project team has been thinking about how to approach the next five years of our work. An idea of “security so easy and seamless, that it is boring” came to the surface through some discussions. This led us to look for inspiration in important inventions and innovations of the past, that provide safety and…

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Recent news on Orweb flaws

August 2014: New browser development news here, including Orfox, our Firefox-based browser solution: https://lists.mayfirst.org/pipermail/guardian-dev/2014-August/003717.html   On Saturday, a new post was relased by Xordern entitled IP Leakage of Mobile Tor Browsers. As the title says, the post documents flaws in mobile browser apps, such as Orweb and Onion Browser, both which automatically route communication traffic over Tor. While we appreciate the…

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Eric Schmidt Awards Guardian Project a “New Digital Age” Grant

An interesting turn of events (which we are very grateful for!) ****** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Diana Del Olmo, diana@guardianproject.info Nathan Freitas (in Austin / SXSW) +1.718.569.7272 nathan@guardianproject.info Get press kit and more at: https://guardianproject.info/press Permalink: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kI6dV6nPSd1z3MkxSTMRT8P9DcFQ9uOiNFcUlGTjjXA/edit?usp=sharing GOOGLE EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN ERIC SCHMIDT AWARDS GUARDIAN PROJECT A “NEW DIGITAL AGE” GRANT The Guardian Project is amongst the 10 chosen grantee organizations to be awarded…

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Issues when distributing software

There is currently a discussion underway on the Debian-security list about adding TLS and Tor functionality to the official repositories (repos) of Debian packages that is highlighting how we need to update how we think about the risks when distributing software. Mostly, we are used to thinking about making sure that the software that the user is installing is the…

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