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Orfox 1.2.1 released

We’ve released a new version of Orfox, our Tor Browser for Android, that contains an an important security update to Firefox. This update is based on the latest release of Tor Browser, which was announced with this message: The security flaw responsible for this urgent release is already actively exploited on Windows systems. Even though there is currently, to the best…

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“If This, Then Panic!” Sample Code for Triggering Emergency Alerts

Earlier this year, we announced the PanicKit Library for Android and Ripple, our basic app for alerts any compatible app that you are in an emergency situation. Rather than build a solitary, enclosed “panic button” app that only can provide a specific set of functionality, we decided, as we often do, to build a framework, and encourage others to participate.…

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Orfox 1.2: An Overdue Update to Our Privacy-Focused Browser!

Primarily this release is the first in a long while after improving our ability to stay up-to-date with core Tor Browser development. In addition, as Mozilla adds more and more features to the core Firefox, we must review them for any issues related to increased permission request, access to data, and privacy and network leaks. This is a slow, tedious…

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Copperhead, Guardian Project and F-Droid Partner to Build Open, Verifiably Secure Mobile Ecosystem

Three open-source projects haved joined together to announce a new partnership to create an open, verifiably secure mobile ecosystem of software, services and hardware. Led by the work of the Toronto-based CopperheadOS team on securing the core Android OS, Guardian Project and F-Droid have joined in to partner on envisioning and developing a full mobile ecosystem. The goal is to create…

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