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Qubes OS

Qubes OS is a security-focused free and open source operating system that tries to secure typical workflows through controlled interaction and minimize the attack surface for adversaries as much as possible through compartmentalization.

Funding to date

2014
2016
$160 000
$410 000
12 months
12 months
Total funding: 
$570 000
Core issues: 
Privacy enhancement Security from danger or threat online
Current project status
  • Just an Idea (Pre-alpha)
  • It Exists! (Alpha/Beta)
  • It's basically done. (Release)
  • People Use It. (Production)
Objectives
Research
Technology development
Deploying technology
Software or hardware development
Testing
Beneficiaries
General public
Women
Youth
Sexual minorities
Ethnic minorities
Activists
Journalists
Advocacy groups/NGOs
Technologists
Addressed problems
Restrictive Internet filtering by technical methods (IP blocking, DNS filtering, TCP RST, DPI, etc.)
Technical attacks against government critics, journalists, and/or human rights organizations (Cyberattacks)
Repressive surveillance or monitoring of communication
Technology focus
User interface/experience
Anonymity
Networking
Other

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