Unmasking the Tails Linux Distro

Many different Linux distributions are freely available for users. For National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, the Linux distribution of choice is Tails, which hit its 1.0 release April 29. Tails stands for The Amnesic Incognito Live System, a reasonably accurate description of what the Tails Linux distribution is all about.

As a Live Linux distribution, Tails can run from a USB stick and does not need to be directly installed onto a physical computer.