If routing all traffic through Tor doesn’t satisfy your need for privacy, Mayank Sharma tests a resource-intensive solution with a novel approach.
Whonix is functionally very different from other privacy-focused distros. Here’s a whistle-stop tour if you haven’t heard of it: The distro ships as a pair of Debian-based virtual appliances that you must run simultaneously. There’s the Whonix-Gateway that exists to configure and route all internet traffic via Tor. This machine has two virtual network interfaces: one connected to the internet via NAT, which is used to communicate with Tor, and the other connected to a virtual network.
The other machine is the WhonixWorkstation, which is the desktop you are supposed to use for browsing and other tasks. Firewall rules on the Whonix-Workstation force it to only connect to the virtual network and redirect all traffic to the Whonix-Gateway. This scheme prevents web apps from ever knowing the user’s real IP address or accessing any information on the physical hardware.
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