VNUNet.com: Linux for the paranoid
Feb 21, 2002, 13:49 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Middleton)
"Last weekend's CodeCon conference in San Francisco saw
the launch of Tinfoil Hat Linux, a self-proclaimed "exercise in
over engineering" and security.
What started out as a secure, single floppy, bootable Linux
distribution for storing PGP keys, and encrypting, signing and
wiping files, turned into a useable Linux distribution for the
The homepage for Tinfoil Hat Linux claims that the distribution
is effective if customers are using a computer that could have a
keystroke logger installed, or if they need to use personal PGP
keys at work, school or at a web hosting facility where they don't
trust or own the equipment."