Installing Whonix in Virtualbox

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the…

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How to get WhoNix into VirtualBox

If you read my post entitled, ‘Whonix: What is It?‘, then you already know: Whonix is a desktop operating system designed for advanced security and privacy. It realistically addresses attacks while maintaining usability. It makes online anonymity possible via fail-safe, automatic, and desktop-wide use of the Tor network. A heavily…

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The Anonymous Personal Computer

Recently multiple statements issued by governments and other official sources report on various surveillance techniques now being used across the globe. Regular citizens being aggressively investigated as political dissidents aka ‘domestic terrorists’, are seemingly nonstop and without any end in sight. If you don’t think this is so, simply look…

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Pigeon & OTR: IM Privacy via Encryption

Generally, instant messenger (IM) protocols are rather ‘unsafe’ from a privacy standpoint. Even if your messenger application is Torified, TOR end-point eavesdropping can occur if encryption to the server is not enabled. When encryption is enabled, the TOR end-point can’t be spied upon. However, certain data can still be obtained, such as: contact…

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