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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 totally paranoid.

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."

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