2014-05-28: TrueCrypt currently has security issues and is not recommended.

If you’re running GNU/Linux, dm-crypt with LUKS is the recommended encryption option.

Gentoo GNU/Linux maintains a guide for dm-crypt with LUKS.

Arch GNU/Linux maintains a guide to dm-crypt with LUKS. Also useable for Parabola GNU/Linux.

Apple FileVault
BitLocker Drive Encryption
Symantec Drive Encryption

Google Public DNS loggar din ISP och platsinformation permanent för analys. Din ip-adress lagras också i 24 timmar.

OpenNIC har inte adopterat en officiell policy om loggning/integritet/anonymisering. Mer information här.

Google Public DNS

Switching from a proprietary service like Gmail to one of the more transparently-run email services on PRISM Break is the first step to a secure email account.

The second step is getting you and your contacts to encrypt your plain text messages with PGP encryption. This section contains free email clients that support PGP.

Read the Email Self-Defense guide by the Free Software Foundation to learn how to encrypt your email messages.

Here is a guide by Security In A Box to encrypting your email with Mozilla Thunderbird, GNU Privacy Guard (GPG), and Enigmail.

Find out more about the differences between Mozilla Thunderbird and Icedove.

Apple Mail
Enterprise Suite
The enterprise suite category is for solutions for organizations that cover more than 10 categories in an integrated fashion (ex.: logins work throughout all apps, etc.)
Google Apps for Work
Office 365 Enterprise E5
Zoho Office Suite

A beginner’s guide to running your own mail server is available here: “NSA-proof your e-mail in 2 hours”.

Kolab integrates Roundcube into its webclient and offers desktop clients as well. Recent versions also feature a file cloud turning it into a complete solution for personal information management.

What is an MTA?

“Within Internet message handling services (MHS), a message transfer agent or mail transfer agent (MTA) or mail relay is software that transfers electronic mail messages from one computer to another using a client–server application architecture. An MTA implements both the client (sending) and server (receiving) portions of the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.

The terms mail server, mail exchanger, and MX host may also refer to a computer performing the MTA function. The Domain Name System (DNS) associates a mail server to a domain with mail exchanger (MX) resource records containing the domain name of a host providing MTA services.”


Apple, Google, and Microsoft are allegedly a part of PRISM. Their proprietary operating systems cannot be trusted to safeguard your personal information from the NSA. We have two free alternatives: GNU/Linux and BSD.

GNU/Linux has a much larger community to help you with the transition. It’s recommended that you begin your explorations by looking for a GNU/Linux distribution that suits your needs. Additionally the Free Software Foundation hosts a list of completely Free distributions.

Debian has a long tradition of software freedom. Contributors have to sign a social contract and adhere to the ethical manifesto. Strict inclusion guidelines make sure that only certified open source software gets packaged in the main repositories. You may also want to disable contrib and non-free repositories.

Fedora is a community edition that serve as the stable basis for enterprise ready GNU/Linux distributions with commercial support. Companies all over the world trust Red Hat Inc. because of their transparency throughout the whole development process.

Canonical’s Ubuntu is not recommended by PRISM Break because it contains Amazon ads and data leaks by default. GNU/Linux distributions based on Ubuntu are also currently not recommended due to several other reasons.

Apple macOS Server
Microsoft Windows Server
Operativsystem (Live)

En live distribution som Tails är det snabbaste och enklaste sättet att köra ett säkert operativsystem. Allt du behöver göra är att skapa en bootbar CD eller USB-sticka med de försedda filerna och du är redo. Allt annat kommer att förkonfigureras åt dig.

En virtuell maskin (VM) avbild som Whonix är designat för att köras i ett virtualiseringsprogram som VirtualBox. VirtualBox kan installeras på Windows, Linux, macOS, och Solaris. Detta innebär att om du är låst till att använda Windows eller macOS av något skäl, så kan du installera VirtualBox och använda Whonix för att förstärka din integritet och säkerhet.

Apple iWork for iCloud
Google Docs
Micro Focus Groupwise
Microsoft Office Web Apps
Zoho Docs
Video & Röst
Apple FaceTime