Ricochet – No Metadata Messenger over Tor

Anonymous instant messaging for real privacy Ricochet is an opensource anonymous instant messaging program for Windows, Mac and Linux. It focuses on a different approach to instant messaging that doesn’t trust anyone in protecting your privacy. It’s goals are simple, and necessary today’s surveillance society: Eliminate metadata. Nobody knows who you are, who you talk […]

Noise – A Signal messenger fork

ETP Note: This information is taken from the CopperheadOS usage guide about the Noise app. Below we show you how to enable the Copperhead repository in F-Droid to download Noise. Noise is a fork of the Open Whisper Systems Signal messenger without the hard dependency on Google Cloud Messaging (GCM). It is created by Copperhead […]

Open Source Ready – DDWRT/OpenWRT Linksys Router

The current flagship router capable of flashing the Opensource DDWRT & OpenWRT firmware since December 2016 is the Linksys WRT3200ACM MU-MIMO. If you are not familiar with DD-WRT router firmware, it is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems. The main emphasis lies on providing […]

Silence Messenger – Signal Alternative

Silence (formerly SMSSecure) is a full open source end to end encrypted text messaging replacement application for your Android smartphone. Silence messages are end-to-end encrypted over the air using the Axolotl encryption protocol with other Silence users. If the other party does not have Silence installed, you can still communicate, just not encrypted. Silence is […]