Secure your home network
The upribox is a small network box that fits in the palm of your hand. Overall our mission is to make the protection of your Internet-enabled devices simple. Our privacy and security project focuses on the development of software for existing single-board computers such as the Raspberry Pi.
Ad- & Tracker Blocker
The upribox filters ads on all connected devices such as your smartphones or laptop. Adblocking saves bandwidth and ultimately protects your privacy.
Protect your sensitive information when using public WiFi hotspots. The upribox offers a VPN service to protect your communication security on the road.
Filterrule, software and security updates are automatically installed. Your upribox stays secure and on the latest software version.
Since the release of the new upribox community image v0.5 in May we continued to improve our upribox software. The latest version of the upribox software now includes a zero-config privacy feature. If you have already installed the v0.5 community image on your Raspberry Pi, this feature is automatically installed (not later than 4 hours … Read More
Last week we released a new version of the upribox Software, based on Raspbian Jessie Lite. Our newest software release supports the Raspberry Pi 1, 2 as well as 3. Download the latest image from github: https://github.com/usableprivacy/upribox/releases/tag/v0.5 In other news: the upribox project has been featured by the Ideas Powered campaign, watch the youtube Video.
Today we are happy to announce the release of the upribox community image on Github. The Github repository features a recommended hardware list, so get your Raspberry Pi 2 and built your own Usable Privacy Box. We also plan to offer complete upribox bundles (including all required hardware + pre-installed software). [waitlisted title=”join the upribox … Read More
We are happy to announce our first batch of upriboxes – the upribox “alpha batch”. The alpha batch consists of 25 complete upribox packages (Raspberry Pi 2, preinstalled/customized upribox software, WiFi dongle, power supply, and a 3D-printed case). The first upribox found its lucky owner during a raffle at the ITSecX in St. Pölten. The … Read More
In July, we commence the “upribox – summer of code” to produce a stable version of the upribox software. Over the past few months, we worked on an initial prototype and also performed a user study at the FH St. Pölten usability lab. Now its time to take all this feedback and work on production-grade … Read More
From May 18 to 22th of May I attended the 25th international conference on the World Wide Web (WWW15) in Florence. Among other research topics, WWW regularly features a number of research tracks focused on security and privacy. My personal highlights where two research papers, which are closely related to the problem we attempt to … Read More