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Re: [tor-talk] Tor Data Leak
Thanks for the reply.
I have not tried to subscribe to any RSS or atom feeds, unless it is
possible to do so accidentally in the course of ordinary internet
browsing. I have never clicked any RSS or atom feed icons.
On 8/27/14 5:17 PM, isis wrote:
> sureyourejoking@xxxxxxx transcribed 1.6K bytes:
>> To Whom it May Concern,
>> I recently noticed that Tor Browser was leaking data about websites
>> I visited in Tor to my hard drive.
>> I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8 on a 2010 model Macbook Pro 6,2. I am
>> using TorBrowser Version 3.6.3.
>> The data appears in the directory
>> "/Users/Username/Library/PubSub/Feeds/", where "Username" represents my
>> username. The directory contains xml files with random names and a .xml
>> extension. They contain text and url's from websites which I have only
>> visited using Tor.
>> I use "No-Script" in Tor, and it is active by default. "No-Script"
>> was active when I visited all of the websites, except for youtube, since
>> the videos will not play while "No-Script" is active.
>> I have installed the following add-ons to Tor: "Adblock Edge 2.1.4"
>> and "Privacy Badger Firefox 0.2.1".
>> I noticed these xml files a month ago, and moved the contents of
>> /Users/Username/Library/PubSub/ to a separate location. Since then, I
>> have watched the contents of this directory closely.
>> Two days after I deleted the contents of "PubSub", a directory
>> called "Database" appeared containing a file called "Database.sqlite3".
>> This file seemed not to have any information about websites I visited. A
>> while later, the "Feeds" directory appeared, but was empty. The "Feeds"
>> directory remained empty for about two weeks.
>> Yesterday, xml files appeared in the Feeds directory, which now
>> contains 1.1 MB of files.
>> Is this a security bug in Tor Browser?
> Have you ever subscribed to any live bookmarks or RSS/atom feeds using Tor
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