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 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 »

Bitmask Desktop v0.8.1

Bitmask for Linux 0.8.1 has been released. This release includes a couple of important bugfixes and a secure ZMQ fallback for distros that does not have CurveZMQ available. Read more »

Bitmask Desktop v0.8

Good news everyone! Bitmask for Linux 0.8 has been released. For version 0.8, we focused on fixing bugs and rewriting much of the backend code. There are no new features to try out but if you had some issue bothering you then give this new version a try and tell us how it goes. Read more »

New releases for a new year

LEAP is happy to celebrate the days getting longer with shiny new releases of the LEAP platform and Bitmask client for Linux and Android. We resolved over 160 issues for the platform release alone!

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Poodle hot-fix

As you may have heard, there is a new dog in town, and it is a Poodle. Poodle (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is the name for a severe flaw in the SSLv3 protocol, which can be exploited to force connections to reveal plain-text. The Poodle announcement brought with it the death of the SSLv3 protocol, and none too soon. Read more »

Bitmask Desktop v0.7.0-rc1 is ready for testing

Starting today users can run a "stable" or "unstable" version of Bitmask. For each new version, we will first issue an "unstable" public release candidate. People who are in position to run bleeding edge code can run the "unstable" version and help us find any problems that we might have missed.

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