If you’re interested in security, you’ve probably already heard of security-focused Linux distros like Tails, Kali, and Qubes.
They’re really useful for browsing anonymously, penetration testing, and tightening down your system so it’s secure from would-be hackers. Here are the strengths and weaknesses of all three. It seems like every other day we hear about another hack, browser exploit, or nasty bit of malware. If you do a lot of your browsing on public Wi-Fi networks, you’re a lot more susceptible to these types of hacks. A security-focused distribution of Linux can help. For most of us, the use cases here are pretty simple.