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Linux Security Distros Compared: Tails vs. Kali vs. Qubes

Nov 14, 2014, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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.

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