07-22-2014 05:51 AM
Posted on 22 July 2014.
Tails, the security-focused Debian-based Linux distribution favoured by Edward Snowden, journalists and privacy-minded users around the world, sports a number of critical vulnerabilities that can lead to the user's identity to be discovered by attackers.
The claim has been made by researchers with vulnerability and exploit research company Exodus Intelligence, who are scheduled to give a talk about it at the Black Hat hacking conference next month.
07-23-2014 07:38 PM
A new article with a video of the exploit in action.
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07-24-2014 05:56 AM
The followins is a update on Tails
(Firm says vulnerability in Tails contained in I2P component)
A vulnerability broker published a video demonstrating one of several flaws it has found in the privacy-focused Tails operating system, which is used by those seeking to make their Web browser harder to trace.
Exodus Intelligence of Austin, Texas, said its short clip shows how the real IP address of a Tails user can be revealed using the flaw. The company said it hoped publicizing its findings would serve as a warning to users about putting "unconditional trust" in a software platform.
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