Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.6, is out.

This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.


Upgrades and changes

  • Upgrade Tor Browser to version 5.0.3 (based on Firefox 38.3.0 ESR).
  • Upgrade I2P to version 0.9.22 and enable its AppArmor profile.

There are numerous other changes that might not be apparent in the daily operation of a typical user. Technical details of all the changes are listed in the Changelog.

Fixed problems

  • Fix several issues related to MAC address spoofing:
    • If MAC address spoofing fails on a network interface and this interface cannot be disabled, then all networking is now completely disabled.
    • A notification is displayed if MAC address spoofing causes network issues, for example if a network only allows connections from a list of authorized MAC addresses.

Known issues

See the current list of known issues.

Download or upgrade

Go to the install or upgrade page.

If you have been updating automatically for a while and your Tails does not boot after an automatic upgrade, you can update your Tails manually.

What's coming up?

The next Tails release is scheduled for November 3.

Do you want to help? There are many ways you can contribute to Tails, for example by donating. If you want to help, come talk to us!