A new version of Incognito Live System (also known as "Tails"), a Debian-based live distribution with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user, has been released. Notable user-visible changes include: Tor upgrade to, this fixes CVE-2011-2768 and CVE-2011-2769 which prompted for manual updates for users of Tails 0.8.1; suppress Tor's warning about applications doing their own DNS lookups; Linux 3.0.0-6, which fixed a great number of bugs and security issues; upgrade Iceweasel to 3.5.16-11; Torbutton upgrade to, including support for the in-browser 'New identity' feature; FireGPG upgrade to 0.8-1+tails2, users are notified that the FireGPG Text Editor is the only safe place for performing cryptographic operations and these operations have been disabled in other places.

About Incognito

The (Amnesic) Incognito Live System is a Debian-based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user. The product ships with several Internet applications, including web browser, IRC client, mail client and instant messenger, all pre-configured with security in mind and with all traffic anonymised. To achieve this, Incognito uses the Tor network to make Internet traffic very hard to trace.

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