Secure Drop open source project

“SecureDrop is an open-source whistleblower submission system managed by Freedom of the Press Foundation that media organizations use to securely accept documents from anonymous sources. It was originally coded by the late Aaron Swartz.” SecureDrop is dependent on the Tor project, meaning sources who submit documents and journalists who download these documents must connect to […]

Aaron Swartz memorial hackathons this weekend

This weekend, people in at least 16 cities around the world will take part in hackathons in memory of Aaron Swartz, the free software developer, writer, and activist. Aaron took his own life earlier this year after nearly two years of unjust prosecution under the United States’ Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). People taking […]

Free PDF of “Hacking the Xbox” in honor of Aaron Swartz

Our friend Andrew “bunnie” Huang along with No Starch Press have decided to release a free ebook version of Hacking the Xbox in honor of Aaron Swartz. Bunnie writes, “As you read my book, I hope that you’ll be reminded of how important freedom is to the hacking community and that you’ll be inclined to […]