LEAP is a non-profit dedicated to giving all internet users access to secure communication. Our focus is on adapting encryption technology to make it easy to use and widely available. More about LEAP »

For Users

We are working to create a suite of high security communication tools that are reliable and easy to use.

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For Providers

We are working on tools to automate the deployment of a secure service provider infrastructure.

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For Hackers

Got skills? We need them. Fork, contribute, pentest, and patch our software. Always 100% Free/Libre.

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Recent News

Bitmask Encrypted Email is ready for testing!

At a time when online surveillance by corporate and government powers is mainstream we need the ability to communicate without fear. We are happy to announce Bitmask 0.9.1, the Beta release of Bitmask Encrypted Email. Read more »

Platform release 0.7.1

The new LEAP Platform 0.7.1 is now available. The last 0.7 release included many major changes. This release, on the other hand, mostly contains bugfixes and changes requested by the new service providers who are learning to adopt the platform. Also, the web application now works in a dozen languages. Read more »

Big thanks to Shuttleworth Foundation

Today we received a surprise flash grant from the Shuttleworth Foundation. I have to admit, I had never even heard of the Shuttleworth Foundation before, but it is a very welcome suprise and it comes at a really good time. Big thanks to the Shuttleworth Foundation and to Allen Gunn for nominating us. In the coming months, we will detail the work we did with the grant.

Bitmask Android v0.9.4

The "fabbutton" release is here with big changes to the UI, updated dependencies, a dialog management bug fix, ics-openvpn, Spanish localization, and more! Read more »

Platform release 0.7

We are happy to release the next iteration of the LEAP Platform, and its associated components! This release started small, and then grew as more core pieces were cleaned up and polished and improved. We ended up chewing through over 110 issues to get use to a well tested and oiled machine! Read more »

Bitmask Android v0.9.4 Beta

A new Bitmask forged in the fires of the Circumvention Technology Conference is ready for beta use and testing on Android. We are happy to announce a solid set of UI and functional improvements to the app. Read more »

Bitmask Android v0.9.3

Bitmask for Android 0.9.3 has been released. This release includes important bugfixes and now, when the VPN fails to establish, your connection isn't blocked. On top of that we improved the ability to switch seemlessly between providers. Read more »