The Tor Project Apps
Orfox: Tor Browser for Android Fennec-52.9.0esr/TorBrowser-7.5-1/Orfox-1.5.4-RC-1
Orfox is built from the same source code as Tor Browser (which isbuilt upon Firefox), but with a few minor modifications to theprivacy enhancing features to make them compatible with Firefox forAndroid and the Android operating system.Orfox REQUIRES Orbot appfor Android to connect to the Tor network.In as many ways aspossible, we adhere to the design goals of Tor Browser(https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/), bysupporting as much of their actual code as possible, and extendingtheir work into the additional Android components of Firefox forAndroid.** Also, includes NoScript and HTTPSEverywhere add-onsbuilt in!The Tor software protects you by bouncing yourcommunications around a distributed network of relays run byvolunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching yourInternet connection from learning what sites you visit, it preventsthe sites you visit from learning your physical location, and itlets you access sites which are blocked.Learn moreat:https://guardianproject.info/apps/orfox* * How is Orfoxdifferent than Tor Browser for desktop?* The Orfox code repositoryis at https://github.com/guardianproject/tor-browser and the TorBrowser repository ishere:https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor-browser.git/. The Orfoxrepository is a fork of the Tor Browser repository with thenecessary modification and Android-specific code as patches on topof the Tor Browser work. We will keep our repository in sync withupdates and release of Tor Browser.* Orfox is built from the TorBrowser repo based on ESR38(https://dev.guardianproject.info/issues/5146https://dev.guardianproject.info/news/221)and has only two modified patches that were not relevant ornecessary for Android* Orfox does not currently include the mobileversions of the Tor Browser * Button, but this we will be addedshortly, now that we have discovered how to properly supportautomatic installation of extensions on Android(https://dev.guardianproject.info/issues/5360)* Orfox currentlyallows for users to bookmark sites, and may have additional datawritten to disk beyond what the core gecko browser component does.We are still auditing all disk write code, and determining how toappropriately disable or harden it.(https://dev.guardianproject.info/issues/5437)* * How is Orfoxdifferent than Orweb?Orweb is our current default browser forOrbot/Tor mobile users (https://guardianproject.info/apps/orweb)that has been downloaded over 2 million times. It is VERY VERYSIMPLE, as it only has one tab, no bookmark capability, and anextremely minimal user experience.Orweb is built upon the bundledWebView (Webkit) browser component inside of the Android operatingsystem. This has proven to be problematic because we cannot controlthe version of that component, and cannot upgrade it directly whenbugs are found. In addition, Google has made it very difficult toeffectively control the network proxy settings of all aspects ofthis component, making it difficult to guarantee that traffic willnot leak on all devices and OS versions.Orweb also only provides avery limited amount of capability of Tor Browser, primarily relatedto reducing browser fingerprinting, minimizing disk writes, andcookie and history management. It trys to mimic some of thesettings of Tor Browser, but doesn’t actually use any of the actualcode written for Tor Browser security hardening.
Orbot: Proxy with Tor 16.0.5-RC-1-tor-0.3.4.9
Orbot is a free proxy app that empowers other apps to use theinternet more securely. Orbot uses Tor to encrypt your Internettraffic and then hides it by bouncing through a series of computersaround the world. Tor is free software and an open network thathelps you defend against a form of network surveillance thatthreatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential businessactivities and relationships, and state security known as trafficanalysis. *** Android 4.0 and lower, you can download olderversions from https://guardianproject.info/releases/ or through theFDroid.org open app store at https://f-droid.org. The last releasewith KitKat and older support is:https://guardianproject.info/releases/Orbot-v14.1.4-UpToKitKat-nonPIE.apk*** *** SAMSUNG GALAXY USERS *** On some devices, aSamsung app islistening on the same network port that Orbot needs. Download'SockStat' from Google Play. Look for the app on port 9050. Forcestop and disable that app. You can also try to change Orbot's "TorSOCKS" setting under the Debug section to 9051 or AUTO. You can seethe fix in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yK-nK4F67_g***** Orbot is the only app that creates a truly private internetconnection. As the New York Times writes, “when a communicationarrives from Tor, you can never know where or whom it’s from.” Torwon the 2012 Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Pioneer Award. ★ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES: Orbot is the safest way to use the Interneton Android. Period. Orbot bounces your encrypted traffic severaltimes through computers around the world, instead of connecting youdirectly like VPNs and proxies. This process takes a little longer,but the strongest privacy and identity protection available isworth the wait. ★ PRIVATE WEB SURFING: Use with Orfox, the mostanonymous way to access any website, even if it’s normally blocked,monitored, or on the hidden web. Get Orfox:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=info.guardianproject.orfox★ PRIVACY FOR APPS: Any installed app can use Tor through Orbot'sbuilt-in VPN ★ PRIVACY FOR EVERYONE: Tor can help youconfidentially research a competitor, get around someone blockingyour favorite site, or circumvent a firewall to watch sports atwork. ★ PRIVACY MADE EASY: Check out our fun, interactivewalkthrough: https://guardianproject.info/howto/browsefreely ★ IT’SOFFICIAL: This is the official version of the Tor onion routingservice for Android. ***We Love Feedback*** ★ ABOUT US: GuardianProject is a group of developers that make secure mobile apps andopen-source code for a better tomorrow. ★ OPEN-SOURCE: Orbot isfree software. Take a look at our source code, or join thecommunity to make it better:https://gitweb.torproject.org/orbot.git orhttps://github.com/n8fr8/orbot ★ MESSAGE US: Are we missing yourfavorite feature? Found an annoying bug? We’d love to hear fromyou! Send us an email: [email protected]***Disclaimer*** The Guardian Project makes apps that are designedto protect your security and anonymity. The protocols that we useare widely regarded as the state of the art in security technology.While we are constantly upgrading our software to combat the latestthreats and eliminate bugs, no technology is 100% foolproof. Formaximum security and anonymity users must utilize best practices tokeep themselves safe.
OONI Probe 1.3.4
Collect evidence of Internet censorship. Measure the speed andperformance of your network. Play an active role in increasingtransparency of information controls around the world. By runningOONI Probe, you will examine the blocking of websites, yournetwork's speed and performance, and whether systems that could beresponsible for censorship and surveillance are in your network.These tests have been developed by the Open Observatory of NetworkInterference (OONI), a free software project (under The TorProject) that aims to uncover Internet censorship around the world.Since 2012, OONI has collected millions of network measurementsacross more than 190 countries, shedding light on multiple cases ofnetwork interference. By running OONI Probe, you will help increasetransparency of Internet censorship around the world. Collectingevidence of Internet censorship OONI's Web Connectivity test isdesigned to examine whether access to sites is blocked through DNStampering, TCP/IP blocking, or by a transparent HTTP proxy. Byrunning this test, you will collect data that can serve as evidenceof Internet censorship, and you will be provided with circumventiontips. Detecting systems responsible for censorship and surveillanceOONI's HTTP Invalid Request Line test is designed to uncover thepresence of systems that could be responsible for censorship andsurveillance. Measuring the speed and performance of your networkOONI's implementation of the Network Diagnostic Test (NDT) measuresthe speed of your network by connecting to M-Lab servers near youand by collecting low level TCP/IP information that can helpcharacterize the speed and performance of your network. Open dataOONI publishes all network measurement data that it collectsbecause open data allows third parties to conduct independentstudies, verify OONI findings and/or to answer other researchquestions. Such data also helps increase transparency of Internetcensorship around the world. All data is published on OONIExplorer: https://explorer.ooni.torproject.org/ Free software AllOONI tests, as well as its NDT implementation, are based on freeand open source software. You can find the source code through thefollowing link: https://github.com/thetorproject/ooniprobe-androidFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OpenObservatory Pleasenote: Running OONI Probe might be against the terms of service ofyour ISP or legally questionable in your country. By running OONIProbe you will connect to web services which may be banned, and useweb censorship circumvention methods such as Tor. The OONI projectwill publish data submitted by probes, possibly including your IPaddress or other identifying information. In addition, your use ofOONI Probe will be clear to anyone who has access to your computer,and to anyone who can monitor your Internet connection (such asyour employer, ISP or government).
Tor Browser for Android (Alpha) 60.3.0
Tor Browser for Android is the only official mobile browsersupported by the Tor Project, developers of the world’s strongesttool for privacy and freedom online. Note: For this release, youalso need to install Orbot, a proxy application that will connectTor Browser for Android with the Tor network. For the upcoming TorBrowser for Android stable release, our goal is for Orbot not to benecessary to connect to Tor. Known issue: Our Security Slider isnow under ‘Security Settings,’ but because of a small issue, it’sonly showing up after you restart the app. We plan on fixing it forthe next release. BLOCK TRACKERS Tor Browser isolates each websiteyou visit so third-party trackers and ads can’t follow you. Anycookies automatically clear when you’re done browsing. DEFENDAGAINST SURVEILLANCE Tor Browser prevents someone watching yourconnection from knowing what websites you visit. All anyonemonitoring your browsing habits can see is that you’re using Tor.RESIST FINGERPRINTING Tor aims to make all users look the same,making it difficult for you to be fingerprinted based on yourbrowser and device information. MULTI-LAYERED ENCRYPTION When youuse Tor Browser for Android, your traffic is relayed and encryptedthree times as it passes over the Tor network. The network iscomprised of thousands of volunteer-run servers known as Torrelays. Watch this animation to learn more about how it works:BROWSE FREELY With Tor Browser for Android, you are free to accesssites your local internet service provider may have blocked. THISAPP IS MADE POSSIBLE BY DONORS LIKE YOU Tor Browser is free andopen source software developed the Tor Project, a nonprofitorganization. You can help keep Tor strong, secure, and independentby making a donation. Give today, and Mozilla will match your gift:https://donate.torproject.org/donate/donate-sin-gp Learn more aboutTor Browser for Android: - Need help? Visithttps://support.torproject.org. The manual is coming soon. - Learnmore about what’s happening at Tor: https://blog.torproject.org -Follow the Tor Project on Twitter: https://twitter.com/torprojectABOUT THE TOR PROJECT The Tor Project, Inc., is a 501(c)(3)organization developing free and open source software for privacyand freedom online, protecting people from tracking, surveillance,and censorship. The Tor Project’s mission is to advance humanrights and freedoms by creating and deploying free and open sourceanonymity and privacy technologies, support their unrestrictedavailability and use, and further their scientific and popularunderstanding.