There are several ways to get in touch and provide documents. No communication system is completely secure, but these tools can help protect your anonymity. Each is outlined each below, but please review any app’s terms and instructions as well.
There are several ways to contact me securely. Please Do not contact me while connected to your workplace Wifi, on work related email account, or on work related laptop or phone.
The free and open source messaging app offers end-to-end encryption to send messages, photos, video and calls. Signal retains only your phone number, when you first registered with the service and when you were last active. No metadata surrounding communications is retained. Signal can be configured to delete messages automatically at a designated time interval.
WhatsApp is a free messaging app owned by Facebook that allows full end-to-end encryption for its service. Only the sender and recipient can read messages, photos, videos, voice messages, documents and calls. Though you can limit some account information shared to Facebook, WhatsApp still keeps some records, including the phone numbers involved in the exchange and users’ metadata, including timestamps on messages.
- You may send encrypted or unencrypted emails.
- If you don’t have a Protonmail account, it is the easiest way to send encrypted emails.
- Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is another way to send encrypted emails. This is a bit more technical. Fingerprint: 48a3917eabfb1c927fd72486e8b05f5f64ddcd49