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We're talking about a USB stick.
I just updated my TAILS USB... password, trusted repository, good to go.
If you want, you can use a Live CD but then you can't have any encrypted local storage.
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I've used TAILS to do banking when I'm traveling and only have access to dodgy WiFi or hotel computers. I've found that it will boot and run on most any computer... sometimes you need to call up the boot menu and select the USB drive, other times "it just works".
It boots and runs from the USB stick and doesn't use the computers mass storage at all. It performs a wipe of the RAM on exit. It encrypts everything, uses HTTPS and TOR; has a minimal secure browser and a more full featured insecure browser. OpenPGP for email and documents.
However, it probably has some vulnerabilities. For instance, a hardware keylogger on the machine... however, they have a randomized on-screen keyboard to use to get around this.
That said, this "security" company which sent out this press release seems like your typical collection of greedy entitled bastards who aim to benefit financially from their FUD.
School districts should be limited to pencils only... and, er, maybe paper... and, er, chalk... and, er,
An app won't give you much anonymity. You need to start from the ground up with an OS that leaves no trace on the hardware and has good encryption and anonymity tools built in.
Here's a good start: TAILS
I got a really rude telemarketer call from a "government grants agency" wanting to give me money. I played along for a while but the guy caught on and ended the call with a sexist racist slur.
I'll be so dangerous driving down the road with my headlights flashing, wipers on, sunroof open and doors locked!
Now, if they could do the turn signals, they would really have something there.
I am not a business expert but agree that MS probably has a lot of dead wood and poorly managed employees.
Mass layoffs are one way to deal with this problem and this is what most companies do periodically.
However, it seems to me that it is a sign of a poorly managed company if they need to do mass layoffs. A well managed company would be continuously evaluating employees and their work and making adjustments to personnel requirements every month. It seems supremely stupid for a company to suddenly wake up one day and discover that it has an extra xx thousands of employees.
If a company is continuously adjusting personnel, it is also much easier on the employees since there are more opportunities to move employees to more appropriate jobs, re-train them for new tasks, or, failing that, provide comprehensive out-placement service. This would define a company which values human resources.
Unfortunately, these MS employees are likely to be unceremoniously dumped with minimal chance of re-employment.
We always assume Windows (to the point where most articles don't even mention it) and that is true again in this case.
It is useful to know which versions of Windows:
The Pushdo trojan malware affects the following systems:
Public transit should be free.
ATT T-Mobile and resellers (at 7-11,etc) all offer SIM cards without contract.
I have a Carrier Infinity thermostat and you can program anything remotely as well as view all the setting and programs.