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Why do people claim Tails is more secure than Windows?

The main "security" (I'd rather say anonymity ) difference between tails and Windows is in term of Hardware : Tails does not save anything on your HDD, everything is saved on RAM and when ...
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Passing traffic from a script through proxy / tor network

As mentioned in the comment above by @SteffenUllrich - when you install Tor on your system, part of the setup includes a SOCKS5 proxy running locally that routes to the Tor network. By default, the ...
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Why do people claim Tails is more secure than Windows?

From the networking perspective it doesn't make much difference whether you use Tails or Windows/Linux; Tor protects the source of the traffic equally. From the OPSEC perspective Tails is better, ...
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Steganographically hide encrypted packets for VPN, Tor, etc?

There are several standards used to mask traffic as another protocol, this will however not protect you against the observer recognizing that your mere connection with a certain remote host is a bad ...
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Attacks on decentralised networks by running a fleet of nodes with modified software

It would be possible in theory using remote attestation for network access controls. This could reduce the TCB (Trusted Computing Base) to only the CPU. Unfortunately, this would require all Tor ...
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What's the advantage of connecting to an onion address over a regular domain through Tor?

When accessing a site by a standard domain name (such as https://duckduckgo.com) through https over TOR - your connection is routed through a TOR exit node which makes a connection to the site's ...
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What's the advantage of connecting to an onion address over a regular domain through Tor?

See this for the advantages of hidden services and how the protocol works. When not using hidden services, Tor just functions as an encrypted proxy (because there is an "exit node" to access ...
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