[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
[tor-talk] Tor Browser Security Settings warning
Probably around the time of recent changes in Tor Browser / TorButton, I
started seeing a warning when I click on Security Settings in Tor Button.
Pop up title: Tor Browser Security Settings
"Your custom browser preferences have resulted in unusual security
settings. For security and privacy reasons, we recommend you choose one
of the default security levels."
After that, only a "Restore Defaults" button shows in the message - no
options to choose from. That's part of the problem. If I try to check
TBB's security level setting (low, medium, high) it always shows the
I can click Restore Defaults, but next session - w/o me changing
anything in between, it shows the same message if I try to check
As far as I've ever been able to tell, clicking Restore Defaults doesn't
change anything under the browser Preferences > Privacy tab or anything
In TBB - Preferences > Privacy, the only non-default setting I know is
"Remember my browsing & download history" is checked.
But all data is set to be deleted when browser closes. TBB does that
All other settings in Preferences/Privacy are default.
After several times (sessions), over the last few TBB versions, of
clicking "Restore Defaults" (security settings) the next session it
shows the same popup if I check security settings again.
Other than that, I don't know what "unusual settings" it means, or if
Tor Button security is slightly broken?
The security slider is usually set on low; sometimes medium. That
doesn't affect seeing the popup.
tor-talk mailing list - tor-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
To unsubscribe or change other settings go to