Orfox: Tor Browser for Android

A privacy-focused web browser for use with Orbot, based on Tor Browser

4.0

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  • Category Utilities
  • Program license Free
  • Version 38.0
  • Size 28 MB
  • Works under: Android
  • Program available in English
  • Content rating Everyone
  • Package name info.guardianproject.orfox
  • Program by The Tor Project

THIS RELEASE

- Updated to Tor Browser 6.5 / FIrefox 45.5.1 foundation

- This release features an important security update to Firefox: https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2016/11/30/fixing-an-svg-animation-vulnerability/

- Many more maintenance improvements and updates

PREVIOUS RELEASE

- Updated to Tor Browser 6.5 /Firefox 45.4 foundation

- DuckDuckGo now default search engine (please enable NoScript!)

- Some fixes for Orbot / Tor integration

- New icon!

Potentially dangerous permissions

  • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Allows an application to read from external storage.
  • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Allows an application to write to external storage.

Other permissions

  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: Allows applications to access information about networks.
  • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE: Allows applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.
  • CHANGE_WIFI_STATE: Allows applications to change Wi-Fi connectivity state.
  • INSTALL_SHORTCUT: Allows an application to install a shortcut in Launcher.
  • INTERNET: Allows applications to open network sockets.
  • UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT: This permission is no longer supported.
  • VIBRATE: Allows access to the vibrator.
  • WAKE_LOCK: Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
  • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
  • com.android.browser.permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS
  • info.guardianproject.orfox.permissions.BROWSER_PROVIDER
  • info.guardianproject.orfox.permissions.FORMHISTORY_PROVIDER
  • info.guardianproject.orfox.permissions.PASSWORD_PROVIDER
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