Privacy and Censorship Tools

Recommended Privacy-enhancing Software
Google Search Replacement

(search engine that doesn’t track you)


DuckDuckGo

(duckduckgo.com)

Secure Messaging, Group Chat, and Phone Calls on Mobile


Signal by Open Whisper Systems
(Android version; iPhone version; or search your app store)
– Android: your messages are encrypted when recipient has Signal, unencrypted otherwise
– iPhone: you can only message other Signal users; all those messages are encrypted
Secure Messaging, Group Chat on Desktop


Signal Desktop

(Chrome extension) (must first install Signal mobile app on your phone)
Anonymous Web Browsing
– Desktop:

Tor (torprojectorg)
– Android: Orbot and Orfox (install both, then browse the web using Orfox)
Secure Instant Messaging
– Mobile:

ChatSecure

(Android version; iPhone version; or search your app store)
– Windows desktop:

Pidgin+OTR plugin

(howto: ssd .eff.org/en/module/how-use-otr-windows)
– Mac OS: Adium

(adium.im) (howto: ssd.eff.org/en/module/how-use-otr-mac)
Anonymous Instant Me
ssaging on Desktop


Ricochet

(ricochet.im) (works on Windows, Mac, and Linux; sends your IMs over Tor)
Skype Replacement

(secure video conferencing)


Jitsi Meet

(meet.jit.si)
Browser Extensions

(to increase security between you and websites that support HTTPS)
– HTTPS Everywhere:

eff.org/https-everywhere
Secure Email

(won’t encrypt emails you receive; outgoing ema
ils can optionally be encrypted)


ProtonMail

(Android version; iPhone version; desktop web app)
– Emails sent to other ProtonMail users will be encrypted automatically
– When sending encrypted emails, the body & attachments are encrypted, but not the subject

Other Lists of Recommended Software- ssd.eff.org

(EFF’s “Surveillance Self-Defense”);

cryptoparty.in/learn/tools; prism-break.org

Contact me, Steve Phillips, if you have any questions or need help
– Email: steve@tryingtobeawesome.com; ProtonMail: elimisteve@protonmail.com
– Ricochet: ricochet:66zh3uiibzlxxqpy
– Other ways to contact me tryingtobeawesome.com/contact

 

By Joziah— Information provided by Steve Phillips

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