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In general, yes, booting from a flash drive gives you access to anything that's not encrypted. In this specific case, Tails itself is stopping you. It's voluntarily respecting the permissions declared by the filesystem on the hard disk. This isn't intended to prevent you accessing private files though - it's simply a side effect of the fact that Tails, for ...


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OS access permissions of files at best prevent you from reading the files while that OS is running. Besides booting from a USB drive, you can also remove the drive and attach it to another computer as a data drive to access the files. The best means around this is to encrypt your data. Note that some enterprises implement policies that are aimed at ...


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Well any program can have security flaws and one's that interact with the Internet are exposed to potentially malicious content. That said the major browsers have pretty good track records (all things considered) at reacting to security issues and issuing appropriate patches. If you do decide to try to protect yourself from this, it might make sense to ...



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