Fully Featured with Advanced Security Components
Protection from Targeted Malicious Updates
Kicksecure update servers know neither the identity nor IP address of the user because all upgrades are downloaded over Tor by default.
Kernel Self Protection Settings
Kicksecure uses Kernel Hardening Settings as recommended by the Kernel Self Protection Project (KSPP).
Time Attack Defenses
TCP ISN CPU Information Leak Protection
Prevents TCP ISN based kernel side-channel attacks through Tirdad kernel module for random ISN generation.
Brute force attack protection
Protect user accounts against brute force attacks by using pam tally2 .
Better encryption thanks to preinstalled random number generators.
Booting into Host Live Mode is as simple as choosing Live Mode in the boot menu.
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AppArmor profiles restrict the capabilities of commonly used, high-risk applications.
Strong Linux User Account Separation
Learn more about our Linux User Account Separation security-misc .
The more you know, the safer you can be: Extensive Kicksecure Documentation
Additional security hardening measures and user education to provide better protection from viruses.
Console Lockdown disables legacy login methods for improved security hardening.
Based on Debian
Anything possible in "vanilla" Debian GNU/Linux can be replicated in Kicksecure. About Kicksecure
A canary confirms that no warrants have ever been served on the Kicksecure project.
Running low on RAM isn't a security problem. swap-file-creator will create an encrypted swap file.
Run Android applications using Anbox (outdated).
10 Years of Success
All the Kicksecure source code is licensed under OSI Approved Licenses . We respect user rights to review, scrutinize, modify, and redistribute Kicksecure. This improves security and privacy for everyone.
Research and Implementation Project
Be wary of those confidently calling themselves all-knowing, all-perfect. Kicksecure is an actively maintained research project making constant improvements -- no shortcomings are ever hidden from users.
You don’t have to trust our word that it respects and protects you. It is independently verifiable by security experts and software developers around the world. This improves security and privacy for everyone.
Complete respect for privacy and user freedom
Kicksecure respects data privacy principles. We don’t make advertising deals or collect sensitive personal data. There are no artificial restrictions imposed on possible system configurations.
Upcoming Security Enhancements
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