A Firefox ESR-based web browser for use of the TOR network
Tor Browser, previously known as Tor Browser Bundle (TBB), is the flagship product of the Tor Project. It consists of a modified Mozilla Firefox ESR web browser, the TorButton, TorLauncher, NoScript and HTTPS Everywhere Firefox extensions and the Tor proxy.
The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked.
The Tor Browser can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.
DocumentationOnline documentation available at: https://www.torproject.org/docs/documentation.html.en
This is a high priority project
released on 9 December 2017
Inbuilt extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program
|HTTPS Everywhere||Browser extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.||https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere|
28 October 2016
For component https everywhere
28 October 2016
For firefox component. Other components have other licenses, see Docs/Licenses folder in the source code.
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor-browser.git|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 December 2017.
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