OpenSSL 1.1.1 Fundraising Progress
(This post will be updated regularly as we gain more sponsors and progress toward our total goal.)
We are happy to announce that we have raised 36% of the money needed to audit OpenSSL 1.1.1 with three weeks of fundraising completed. We expect to meet our goal by years-end if progress continues
The OSTIF Public Books Have Been Updated - October 2017
We have updated our 2017 Books to current, and they can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OqWBlNwk5be2c74cRlmYOdhLWPeCjCBAALxYCdMwIaM
Highlights since the last major update of the books:
-Private Internet Access has become our first Platinum Sponsor. This means that they have committed to contributing $120,000 USD per year, and will
Welcome to Private Internet Access for Becoming our First Platinum Sponsor!
We are welcoming Private Internet Access to the OSTIF family, as they have became our first platinum sponsors. Their commitment to free and open software has been tremendous, first funding two OpenVPN code review projects and now the OpenSSL 1.1.1 project and OSTIF as
Security researcher Guido Vranken has had the honor of being our first bug bounty payout totaling $5000 USD for his work on fuzzing OpenVPN 2.4.2 and finding a variety of memsafe and error handling flaws, responsibly disclosing them, and working with OSTIF and the OpenVPN security team to integrate his custom code into the
The OpenSSL 1.1.1 Audit Fundraising has Begun!
What are we doing?
Like our other fundraisers, OSTIF is reaching out to the public to fund a thorough and open audit of OpenSSL 1.1.1. This particular version is important because OpenSSL 1.1.1 introduces significant pieces of new code to implement the new TLS 1.3 standard.
Millions of websites (including