Is Tor Safe for Online Browsing? (Not Really - Here's Why) | CactusVPN
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Tor is a pretty popular way to encrypt your traffic and hide your IP address. But is Tor safe privacy-wise? Here’s everything you need to know about that.

what do you think?

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Anyone reading this: keep in mind that there’s a conflict of interest, the authors of that piece work for a competing technology (a VPN), some of the things they complain about Tor is actually users making simple mistakes or not properly configuring the software (deviating from the safe default settings) and that those things can also happen with a VPN.

@dingolimbo
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I agree. Privacy advocates are always saying that you should never log in any of your accounts via tor. No login = no login credentials leaked

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I agree. Privacy advocates are always saying that you should never log in any of your accounts via tor. No login = no login credentials leaked

@dingolimbo
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Umm, clearly, I had a stroke. For some reason, lemmy didn’t want to post my comment, then spammed it all over the place. Sorry for the inconveniences

@dingolimbo
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I agree. Privacy advocates are always saying that you should never log in any of your accounts via tor. No login = no login credentials leaked

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I agree. Privacy advocates are always saying that you should never log in any of your accounts via tor. No login = no login credentials leaked

@fruechtchen
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if you understand how tor works, its threat models and how to work with these threat models, i’d say yes. If no, then no, you should not trust tor.

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Why should I trust in a project driven by an organization/collective who trust on direct lies against someone, which could be easily checked, and sign a petition telling that they confirm without even checking?

I could understand that someone trust in a very closed person as source and take the wrong decisions, but in a case like this with so many people involved and with very obviously things… I don’t know if they are the most perfect people to take care of a project where “checking” and “trust” are keywords.

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made by a person that sells vpn

conflict of interest.

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