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Whonix Reliable Or Not

by /u/wall · 1 votes · 1 week ago

While looking for the best opsec available

I came across a this software [Whonix]

Already red what's It's all bout but still have some doubts

Pls Is this a good choice

Comments (11)
/u/HeadJanitor Moderator · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

A very reliable setup if done properly (if the host is Linux and you've even taken steps to harden the host).

/u/vekocy · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Depending on OP DN profile, a windows machine wont fall that much short from Linux in terms of OPsec). But of course I do agree Linux is stlll the best, sometimes situation does not allow to use Linux for example for Gamers and for Windows Software Developers.

If they prefer Windows, they can turn off all tracking as shown here.

https://www.computerworld(dot)com/article/3622001/how-to-protect-privacy-windows-10.html#:~:text=Launch%20the%20Settings%20app%20and,every%20user%20on%20the%20PC.

/u/Paris A · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Whonix is great. I use it every single day.

/u/irishbandit74 · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

do you have any idea if whonix is good for mac?

/u/HeadJanitor Moderator · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Whonix is great overall, in and of itself. It's Windows and Mac that is the problem. Telemetry and darknet is a bad combination. Both Microsoft and Apple products seek consumer information. And, when you're on the darknet doing what you're doing, you want as much privacy as possible from prying eyes.

/u/irishbandit74 · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

in your opinion, what is the best security set up for mac?

/u/HeadJanitor Moderator · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

I have no experience with Mac that would help. The best security setup would entail enabling the firewall, filtering inbound traffic, turning off any telemetry service, enable full disk encryption, keep your location services private, show all filename extensions, disable Bluetooth, use a strong password, disable remote access, disable automatic login---as you can see I'm just listing tasks as opposed to promoting any magical product.

/u/scambaby · 1 votes · 6 days ago · Link

dont sleep on tails for mac until you try it. people told me it wouldnt work (2017 mac) but it works flawlessly and its fast. if you try feel free to message me if you need help.

/u/nugget Polymath · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Whonix is very easy to master and has everything you need pre installed.

I use it daily with no problems.

Use a Linux host OS and you will have a very secure set up.

/u/RandomKid · 1 votes · 6 days ago · Link

Although I don't use it on a daily bases, it is a great OS. I, however, prefer Qubes which can be used with Whonix.

/u/asfaleia · 1 votes · 5 days ago · Link

According to Whonix, the best way to use it is QubesOS. Check it.