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