Privacy is considered by almost all of the people using the vast internet. People are using VPNs and other secured networks to bypass any security flaws, and TOR networks is one the famous one for this. Orfox browser is already available in the playstore together with the use of Orbot proxy app too connect to the Tor network.
But just recently, Tor Project has released an experimental version of Tor Mobile Browser on the playstore, an application based on Firefox v60. The goal of this application is to offer people an easier way to access sites securely and anonymously without being tracked and spied on.
“Tor Browser for Android is the only official mobile browser supported by the Tor Project, developers of the world’s strongest tool for privacy and freedom online”, the developers said.
This application is currently on its alpha version so will a lot of bugs and glitches from it, but, the developers are putting their hard work just to build the perfection of this application. Currently, the Tor Browser requires the installation of Orbot, a proxy application which connects the browser to the Tor network.
This application is on the way of its improvement and will take over on Orfox by making it a standalone browser without the need for the separate application to connect you into the Tor network. The stable version of this application is expected to be launched next year.
Even though it seems that we can’t get a try of it right now, it is a good news to hear that it is just a month away from us, to get the freedom that we want using the internet by the means of the free android application. The long wait will be worth it, for a free and high privacy-focused browser, at the reach of our hands. Download the Tor Browser Android Apk here.
Tor Mobile Browser is promising the following privacy advantages your average web browser can’t give:
Tor Browser isolates each website you visit so third-party trackers and ads can’t follow you. Any cookies automatically clear when you’re done browsing.
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Prevent someone watching your connection from knowing what websites you visit. All anyone monitoring your browsing habits can see is that you’re using Tor.
Tor aims to make all users look the same, so Tor Browser for Android makes it difficult for you to be fingerprinted based on your browser and device information.
When you use Tor Browser for Android, your traffic is relayed and encrypted three times as it passes over the Tor network. The network is comprised of thousands of volunteer-run servers known as Tor relays. Watch this animation to learn more about how it works.
With Tor Browser for Android, you are free to access sites your local internet service provider may have blocked.
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