Linked by maccouch on Mon 31st Dec 2012 13:27 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes "Whonix is an anonymous general purpose operating system based on Virtual Box, Debian GNU/Linux and Tor. By Whonix design, IP and DNS leaks are impossible. Not even malware with root rights can find out the user's real IP/location. This is because Whonix consists of two (virtual) machines. One machine solely runs Tor and acts as a gateway, which we call Whonix-Gateway. The other machine, which we call Whonix-Workstation, is on a completely isolated network. Only connections through Tor are possible."
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A bit awkward feelings
by Zbigniew on Mon 31st Dec 2012 17:50 UTC
Zbigniew
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2008-08-28

On one hand: they assure, that "not even malware with root rights can find out the user's real IP/location". But on the other hand: if someone wants to hide his identity so much, should be aware, that it'll still remain known to... "anonymizing network" admins.

It can be used as kind of "honeypot".

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