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Digital Security Tools


Brave is a privacy-focused internet browser built off the open-source Chromium codebase. The Brave browser blocks invasive ads and cross-site trackers by default. Users also benefit from built-in functionalities for added security with automatic secure HTTP connections and Tor-based anonymous network routing. Brave is available in desktop, Android, and iOS versions.


Briar is an open-source secure message app for Android. With Briar, users can send and receive messages through encrypted Bluetooth, WiFi, or Tor connections to avoid surveillance and censorship.


CENO – Censorship.no! – is a mobile web browser for Android OS that creates peerto-peer networks for storing and sharing web content so that users can bypass internet surveillance and censorship without needing proxies, VPN servers, or relays.

DuckDuckGo Email Protection

DuckDuckGo Email Protection is a service within DuckDuckGo browser extension that allows you to generate @duck.com forwarding email addresses to mask your personal email address. It automatically removes trackers in the forwarded emails to protect your privacy online.


I2P – Invisible Internet Project – is a fully-encrypted peer-to-peer network layer for enhanced online privacy and security.

Jitsi Meet

Jitsi Meet is an open-source private video conferencing software that limits the user’s digital footprint when meeting virtually. It works on most modern internet browsers and is also available as a mobile app for Android and iOS.

You can use meet.jit.si to host your online meetings for free […] Other trusted free Jitsi Meet deployments include Greenhost, Framatalk, and Distroot.
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Orbot is a proxy app for Android devices that reroutes internet traffic through the Tor network to protect the user’s privacy and identity online.


Picocrypt is a very small (hence Pico), very simple, yet very secure encryption tool that you can use to protect your files.Picocrypt is a very small (hence Pico), very simple, yet very secure encryption tool that you can use to protect your files.


Psiphon (Android, iOS, Windows, Mac) is an open-source internet censorship circumvention tool that uses a combination of secure communication and obfuscation technologies to allow users to access blocked or censored content.


Save by OpenArchive is an open-source secure documentation app for Android and iOS that helps users preserve, protect, authenticate, and amplify their work.


Searx is a free internet metasearch engine which aggregates results from more than 70 search services. Users are neither tracked nor profiled. Additionally, searx can be used over Tor for online anonymity.

To find a Searx instance, go to searx.space.


Session is a decentralised instant messaging app that does not require phone numbers, email addresses, or other personally identifiable information.


Signal (Desktop, Android, iOS) is an open-source secure messaging and calling app that uses end-to-end encryption to protect the user’s privacy.


SimpleLogin is an email forwarding service that keeps your personal email address private.


Thunderbird is an open-source desktop email client that has built-in security and safety features including remote image linking protection, phishing protection, PGP encryption, and more.


Tunnelbear is a secure VPN service. Available for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Firefox, and Chrome.

Email vpn@engagemedia.org to ask for your voucher code. In the email, please include a brief summary of what you do and how this VPN voucher can help you in your line of work. Once we receive your application, your unique codes will be sent within two working days.
– Free VPN for digital rights defenders: A partnership between TunnelBear and EngageMedia