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Re: Tor Desktop

On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 8:58 PM, defcon <defconoii@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> why would u need a seperate tor machine, when all you need is tor and some
> firefox extensions?

The idea is to prevent any unknown security breeches from compromising
your anonymity.  If, say, Firefox has a zero day exploit that will,
even with Torbutton, leak the saved sites, usernames, and passwords to
a script (this is unlikely, but an example) they having an entirely
separate Firefox installation would save your anonymity.  The same
idea applies outwards to the operating system.


Kasimir Gabert