Category: Whonix Development News

Thoughts and news on the development of the Whonix anonymous operating system development.

New Whonix Installer Release

About a year ago, the first version of the Whonix Installer for Windows was made available to the public. Since then, there has been a continuous effort to find ways to make the process simpler, more reliable and less taxing for computers

Might terminal emulators such as konsole or xterm have remotely exploitable security bugs?

One might assume terminal emulators such as konsole or xterm are simple programs not to be exploited, but well, let’s rethink. Showing output from untrusted remote sources (sdwdate time provider server replies; replies by Tor) might exploit bugs in terminal-emulators

Listen Port Convention

Server applications using Tor ephemeral onion services such as ricochet-im, onionshare, ZeroNet and unMessage usually listen on localhost only, as Tor usually runs on the same system and is able to map them. However, due to Whonix’s split design, Tor

[Release] Whonix-Installer and UI

Disclaimer: Please remember that Windows is NOT a secure host operating system for a variety of reasons. This Installer was mainly created to make it easy for people to experience Whonix first hand without the requirement of installing an entirely new

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Looking for firejail / seccomp maintainer for better security!

(repost) firejail is a sandbox to restrict the application environment. Please contribute. Task: play around with firejail in Whoinx see how it goes report (and possibly fix) issues upstream in firejail test the Tor Browser firejail profile, consider packaging it

bounty overview – Mai 2016

Get paid to work on programming tasks! Up to $ 3.000 USD per task. List of bounties and details: – Build Debian Packages from Source Code – $ 3.000 USD – https://www.bountysource.com/issues/9115540-build-debian-packages-from-source-code – make grsecurity kernel, grsecurity-installer work inside Whonix 

‘sudo apt-get install whonix’ Part II

Many packages developed under the Whonix umbrella are independent packages in their own right and should be available to users whether they use Whonix directly or not. Another long term goal is bringing some of Whonix’s major software packages with

‘sudo apt-get install whonix’ Part I

The ability to install Whonix meta-packages packages from a repository is currently under heavy development and almost finished. With this announcement we ask that you consider donating to sustain and accelerate progress. How it Works: In two steps a user

Bounty! $ 3.000 USD – Build Debian Packages from Source Code

Short: Ticket updated, shortened discussion here: https://github.com/Whonix/Whonix/issues/400 On bountysource.com showing the $ 3000 USD bounty (with old lengthy discussion): https://www.bountysource.com/issues/9115540-build-debian-packages-from-source-code Long: The old discussion got too lengthy. Since no one was working on the ticket… I restarted the discussion. Meaning,

bounty overview – April 2016

Get paid to work on programming tasks! Up to $ 3.000 USD per task. List of bounties and details: – Build Debian Packages from Source Code – $ 3.000 USD – https://www.bountysource.com/issues/9115540-build-debian-packages-from-source-code – make grsecurity kernel, grsecurity-installer work inside Whonix 

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