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Edward Snowden Used the Tails LiveCD

May 17th, 2014 1 comment

“When Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications. Now Klint Finley reports that Snowden also used The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) to keep his communications out of the NSA’s prying eyes.

via Snowden Used the Linux Distro Designed For Internet Anonymity – Slashdot.

Categories: News, Secure Desktop, Tails

Tip of the Trade: LiveKiosk

October 10th, 2006 Comments off

ServerWatch has an introduction to LiveKiosk, a LiveCD created for the purpose of safe broswing for the public.

LiveKiosk is an ingenious Linux-on-bootable-CD that eliminates the need for a hard drive. It runs on any Pentium-II system or better — just boot it up, and away you go.

Categories: Secure Desktop

“Locked down” Linux dispenses Justice

June 27th, 2006 Comments off

ZDNet Australia reports that Knoppix now has a set of new users.

The Victorian Department of Justice (DoJ) is understood to have deployed a secure, “locked-down” Linux environment across more than 100 desktops in state prisons.

Privacy and anonymity

February 15th, 2006 Comments off

Anonym.OS gets a mention near the bottom of this SecurityFocus article under the “Little name privacy” header.

Categories: Reviews, Secure Desktop

More About the Anonym.OS LiveCD

January 16th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: News, Secure Desktop

Anonymity on a Disk

January 15th, 2006 Comments off

Wired News is covering an OpenBSD-based LiveCD aimed at providing a secure desktop and browsing experience to the user.

To many privacy geeks, it’s the holy grail — a totally anonymous and secure computer so easy to use you can hand it to your grandmother and send her off on her own to the local Starbucks.

Categories: News, Secure Desktop