Category: Whonix Misc News

Anything that does not fit into the other categories.

Announcing unMessage: a Next-Gen Tor Messenger

unMessage is an anonymous messenger that uses Tor to hide metadata of participants. Its still in early development, however a major new feature such as Tor-to-Tor audio chat (the first such implementation we are aware of) has been included. Major

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Whonix featured on Tor blog Read about @whonix, based on Tor: Please donate to Tor, at the <3 of Internet freedom: — torproject (@torproject) December 27, 2016

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combining Tor with a VPN or proxy can make you less anonymous

Using a VPN, proxy or SSH can can negatively affect anonymity under some circumstances. [1] [2] To explain why that is, some background information is required so you can draw conclusions and take actions to avoid this risk. See below.

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testing refined Whonix logo

There will be a more detailed announcement later.

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Qubes OS looking for developers!

The Qubes OS team is looking for several additional team members: Debian template manager stable release manager core developer You can read more in their posting. From my experience working with the Qubes OS team, they are easy to work

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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).

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Whonix on distrowatch First impressions of Whonix Whonix offers bug bounties

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Hardware Endorsed by the FSF

The Free Software Foundation endorses hardware that is Libre software friendly and respects your freedom and privacy. Take a look and consider supporting the OEMs behind these great projects:

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good read on the linux security wrt to entropy / randomness

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Whonix Signing Key Fingerprint mirrored on Social Media

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