Quoted in LinuxInsider.com: Snowden’s Beloved Tails OS Reaches v1.0 Milestone

Snowden’s Beloved Tails OS Reaches v1.0 Milestone

Snowden's Beloved Tails OS Reaches v1.0 Milestone

By Richard Adhikari
05/01/14 2:29 PM PT

“Masking online activities is a critical capability in locales where political repression is common,” said tech analyst Charles King. As for bad actors, “I wouldn’t qualify Tails as being any more dangerous than other common devices used by criminals, including cars and guns, or the digital still and video cameras favored by pedophiles. [Tails] is a technology that can be used by almost anyone.”



“Not everybody can use it because it requires some knowledge about its components,” Sorin Mustaca, IT security expert at Avira, told LinuxInsider.

Further, the average person does not care overmuch about their privacy, contended Mustaca, because otherwise Facebook wouldn’t have so many users.


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Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since year 2000 in the IT Security industry and worked between 2003-2014 for Avira as Product Manager for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Today he is an independent IT Security Consultant focusing on Cybersecurity, secure software development and security for IoT and Automotive. He is also running his personal blog Sorin Mustaca on Cybersecurity and is the author of the free eBook Improve your security .

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