Co-founder and main maintainer at PiRogue Tool Suite.
Expert in information security and reverse engineering, Esther Onfroy aka U039b is a French hacktivist, lecturer and co-founder and main maintainer at PTS. She is also co-founder of Defensive Lab Agency, Exodus Privacy (French non-profit organization that fights against tracking SDKs in Android apps), Pithus (open source mobile threat intelligence platform), Echap (French non-profit organization that fights against the use of technology in violence against women), La Résille (French non-profit organization of hackers producing feminist science-fiction). She fights against surveillance capitalism and has contributed to several investigations highlighting the illegal data collection carried out by major digital actors. She helps journalists, academics and NGOs to better understand the issues of cybersecurity and surveillance on mobile devices.
Esther works closely with the LGBTQ+ community on creating tools and protocols that fight against gender based violence facilitated by information and communication technologies. With Echap, she works with women’s shelters. She has been working with NGOs and HRDs for 8 years.
More details about her activities at https://esther.codes
2022 was a very intense year since it was the resumption of the PTS project thanks to the funding by OTF. Mechanical design, software development, electronic design, packaging for Debian are the activities that kept us busy this year!
Posted December 31, 2022 by Esther Onfroy ‐ 8 min read