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Re: Some Tor w/ Firefox Questions

On Sat, Jan 03, 2009 at 05:15:15PM +0100, sigi wrote:
> Hi, 
> On Sat, Jan 03, 2009 at 05:26:57AM -0500, Ringo Kamens wrote:
> > 
> > 3. One of the common criticisms of NoScript+Tor is that a malicious exit
> > node can pretend to be any site it wishes. What about enabling js on
> > file:// urls? If I understand them correctly, the browser won't make any
> > external requests and then there would be no threat of an attack.
> > 
> Here on my machine, browsing the web with tor and firefox is not 
> possible, with addons noscript and torbutton enabled. I had to disable 
> noscript to use the torbutton first. 
> sigi.

As noted at https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/faq.html.en
you can use Torbutton instead of NoScript 
for good anonymity and security with Tor and Firefox.