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Old 03-12-2018, 12:23 PM   #1
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Tor browser


I've just downloaded the Tor browser onto my machine and am wondering
can browsing with the Tor browser allow malware to be injected into
my machine.
 
Old 03-12-2018, 02:00 PM   #2
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Its not bulletproof, its for some anonymity, but proper browser use/caution is still advocated, actually even more so since you can do things to nullify the protection.

You can minimize by running it in a liveCD, contain it to a non root partition etc... Porn sites just like hookers will still be virus/malware prone.
 
Old 03-13-2018, 01:01 AM   #3
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yes and no

java-script is ENABLED!!!! by default ( this will soon change in newer versions )

so disable that

also you CAN!!! be fingerprinted by:
the installed fonts
the screen resolution and the tor browser window size
the installed plugins -- DO NOT install any
on the clear net flash can still install a forever cookie - if that plugin is used
-- search for the linking to "dev/null" solution
and so on and on and on


as to non auto install
if you download it then ....
 
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Old 03-13-2018, 01:40 AM   #4
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I've just downloaded the Tor browser onto my machine and am wondering
can browsing with the Tor browser allow malware to be injected into
my machine.
Browsing the LQ site will be safe and I am not joking.

But being surrounded by people who complain about anybody else *not* end their own misery and who do not want anything as long as they do not have to take responsibility for not having done anything by themselves... you will give these answers yourself after a while.

Think and you will be fine.
 
Old 03-13-2018, 06:42 PM   #5
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