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Secure Drop open source project

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

"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...

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Posted in code, encryption, open source, security | 1 Comment »

Aaron Swartz memorial hackathons this weekend

Friday, November 8th, 2013

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...

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

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

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...

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Posted in documentation, ebook, hacks, reversed | 3 Comments »

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