Sync multiple devices with open source tool Syncthing

Syncthing is a decentralized open source tool to synchronize files across multiple devices without using third party cloud servers like Dropbox, what should be an objective for people who care about privacy. Data in Syncthing is transmitted peer to peer via TLS encryption with perfect forward secrecy directly to your other devices, it never touches the Internet

Best apps to encrypt mobile phone calls

The following apps allow you to make free worldwide calls to other people that have the same app installed. Security wise, not only are your calls encrypted,  additionally, VoIP apps bypass data retention laws, calls made with a calling app are not recorded by your network provider. The best apps

OnionMail an anonymous mail server running on Tor

OnionMail is an open source mail server developed by hacktivists fighting mass surveillance, it runs on the Tor network and is able to communicate with the Internet as well as Tor hidden nodes. Running an OnionMail server and joining the federated network is open to everybody, connections in between

StegoTorus a camouflage tool to hide Tor traffic

StegoTorus is an open source tool that disguises Tor traffic simulating it is an innocuous protocol, this foils packet analysis making Tor harder to monitor and block. A client and server are both available for download, the software is available for Linux, Mac and Windows but is is command line operated and it

Review free anonymous surfing proxy Browsec

Browsec is an anonymous Internet surfing addon for your browser, this is not a real VPN, applications you have installed, like FTP, Bittorrent and the like will not be tunnelled, Browsec only hides your computer IP for Internet browsing and nothing else. I am always very cautious when something

Decentralised group communications with matrix

Matrix is a new open source standard for secure real time communications using end to end encryption, it can be used for video calls, voice, text, file transfers and anything that developers want to build on top of it. Matrix server infrastructure is made up of multiple nodes talking to each other,

Android encrypted video recording app Strongbox

Strongbox is a free open source app for human rights and privacy activists to be able to record video with their phones without having to worry about the device being lost or seized, although in some countries you can be charged for not revealing your password to