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Whonix 13 released!

Qubes-Whonix: Either start with fresh templates. I.e. uninstall qubes-template-whonix-gw and qubes-template-whonix-ws. Then, to install, run in dom0: sudo qubes-dom0-update –enablerepo=qubes-tempates-community qubes-template-whonix-gw qubes-template-whonix-ws Or you can also upgrade from Whonix’s repository. Please refer to the following instructions: Non-Qubes-Whonix: Or

Posted in Important

most encryption will be broken

In ~10 years Quantum Computers will break todays common asymmetric public-key cryptography algorithms used for web encryption (https), e-mail encryption (gnupg…), ssh and others. See Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQCrypto).

Posted in Important, misc, Wiki-Updates

Biometric Fingerprinting, Mass Surveillance and You

Tracking techniques have become more sophisticated with time. They advanced from simple cookies to browser/device fingerprinting (which Tor Browser focuses on defeating) to user behavior fingerprinting. The latter is about profiling how a user types on a keyboard or uses

Posted in Contribute, General-Security, Important, Known Issues, testers-wanted

a browser is not a safe environment to type

A browser is no safe environment to write stuff such as for example forum posts or e-mails, webmail or IMAP. You could accidentally paste things you don’t want to paste for example into the search or url bar, which could

Posted in General-Security, Important, Wiki-Updates

Persistent Tor Entry Guard Relays can make you trackable Across Different Physical Locations

Posted in Important, Wiki-Updates





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