This release fixes many security issues and users should upgrade as soon as possible.


Upgrades and changes

  • Upgrade Tor to

  • Upgrade Tor Browser to 6.0.8.

  • Upgrade Icedove to 45.5.1.

  • Upgrade obfs4proxy to 0.0.7.

  • Switch to DuckDuckGo as the default search engine in Tor Browser. The previous default search engine,, has already been redirecting to Duck Duck Go for some time.

Fixed problems

For more details, read our changelog.

Known issues

None specific to this release.

See the list of long-standing issues.

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What's coming up?

Tails 2.10 is scheduled for January 24.

We need your help and there are many ways to contribute to Tails (donating is only one of them). Come talk to us!