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Re: [tor-talk] Tor Browser protections

On 18 December 2012 17:52, <niles24@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello everyone.
> I have a small question.
> Does Tor Browser protect against IP/DNS leaks more than regular Firefox?
> If I change the network settings in regular Firefox to local proxy and then
> disable the Tor service, I cannot connect to the Internet, so it doesn't
> look like anything can leak unless there's a bug.
> I do realise that Tor Browser has many other ways that it protects my
> anonymity. But I would like to know about whether you think Firefox has not
> implemented SOCKS 5 support properly.
> Thanks. Niles.

Yes.  At least based on what I see here:
and in particular here:

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