This release fixes many security vulnerabilities. You should upgrade as soon as possible.

New features

Secure Boot

Tails now starts on computers with Secure Boot enabled.

If your Mac displays the following error:

Security settings do not allow this Mac to use an external startup disk.

Then you have to change the settings of the Startup Security Utility of your Mac to authorize starting from Tails.

Changes and updates

  • Update Tor Browser to 9.0.9.

    This update fixes several vulnerabilities in Firefox, including some critical ones.

    Mozilla is aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing these vulnerabilities.

Known issues

None specific to this release.

See the list of long-standing issues.

Get Tails 4.5

So aktualisieren Sie Ihren Tails USB-Stick und behalten Ihren dauerhaften Speicher

  • Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.2 or later to 4.5.

  • Wenn Sie kein automatisches Upgrade durchführen können oder wenn Tails nach einem automatischen Upgrade nicht gestartet werden kann, versuchen Sie bitte, ein manuelles Upgrade durchzuführen.

Tails auf einem neuen USB-Stick installieren

Befolgen Sie folgende Installationsanweisungen:

Alle Daten auf dem USB Stick werden beim Installieren von Tails überschrieben.

To download only

If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download Tails 4.5 directly:

What's coming up?

Tails 4.6 is scheduled for May 5.

Have a look at our roadmap to see where we are heading to.

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