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2 posts were merged into an existing topic: Kernel Hardening

This page title is too complex and cannot be easily posted in forums. Could you please move this page to give it a better page name?

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Hosting_a_(private)_(obfuscated)_bridge_or_(exit)_relay

Fixed the title for you.

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A post was merged into an existing topic: Tempests email guide -> Whonix wiki

2 posts were split to a new topic: SMAP SMEP - VirtualBox / KVM

new chapter:
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Fingerprint#Website_Traffic_Fingerprinting

updated chapter:
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tor_Entry_Guards#Increase_Protection_from_Malicious_Entry_Guards:_One_Guard_per_Application

Do we document somewhere “if you don’t have physical security (untrusted visitors) for your computer (hardware backdoor), then you’re considered compromised, software cannot help you”? If not, could you add this please?

new chapter:
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Verifying_Software_Signatures#System_Security_Level

Expanded this chapter:
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Trust#Distrusting_Infrastructure

fix extra white space on all PDF embedded links is now fixed.

Wiki has a new minor feature. (ticket)

old version: https://www.whonix.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Reload_Tor&oldid=47515

If you are using a terminal-only Whonix-Gateway ™, press on Expand on the right. [Expand]

new version: https://www.whonix.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Reload_Tor&oldid=54246

If you are using a terminal-only Whonix-Gateway ™, click HERE for instructions.

HERE is a clickable button.

Could you please check/adjust the wording/style? When this matured, I can create a wiki template so this can be more easily used throughout the whole wiki.

3 posts were split to a new topic: systemd-analyze security

updated the bitmessage page to inform readers that the bmg service at bitmessage.ch is terminated.

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Reading thru whonix. org/wiki/KVM, there’s the note:
„Read and apply the [Pre-Installation Security Advice](whonix. org/wiki/Pre_Install_Advice)“ which leads to an outdated page, which links to another page, but the Pre-Installation isn’t there either. As you’ve already covered here that some pages are outdated, a new guide from tempest would come in handy and/or update the wiki here.
Where I can imagine an own wiki page from tempest would be a good thing, as he walks thru all necessary steps from scratch to finish - maybe especially for new users.

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this will be coming. i’m converting chapters into wiki text at the moment.

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3 posts were split to a new topic: Whonix Enterprise Software

https://www.whonix.org/w/index.php?title=E-Mail&oldid=53928&diff=cur what do you think? @HulaHoop

Also not sure we should go into privacy by policy based advice anyhow. Previous (existing point):

JonDonym [archive] notes:

Due to the US PATRIOT Act (especially p. 215ff) and the fourth amendment to the FISA Amendments Act it is possible for US authorities to eavesdrop on the communication of non US citizens without a warrant. According to the US authorities it is enough that the servers are located in the US.

Lots of countries have similar programs. It might be hard to find any that don’t have these. Seems pretty difficult to keep track and reason about since there are ~ 200 countries and hard to keep track about each of these.

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The fourteen eyes are irrelevant. Just because those governments share data with each other, doesn’t mean they’re going to force the email provider to.

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I think it’s worthless advice and we must only recommend things on a technical basis and assume if surveillance is possible then it is happening.

Offtopic: Is there a better looking vector icon for Thunderbird we can use? This one is absolutely hideous.

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