[tor-talk] janusvm still safe?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Dec 22 12:51:30 UTC 2011

On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 01:28:15PM +0100, intrigeri wrote:

> This is also about the host OS writing parts of the memory on the hard
> disk (e.g. "thanks" to swap) which violates the Tails "amnesic" property.

If you're worried about forensics, then obviously you will need
dedicated hardware for Tails.

In practice many people just don't want their ISP and website
operators profiling them, yet are unwilling to jump through too
many hoops.

Obviously an amnesic VM appliance doesn't leak info nearly
as badly as the usual Tor browser/proxy bundly, and will contain
(and revert) compromises.

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