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JavaScript is a programming language commonly used for client-side scripting interactive content in web browsers.

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domain name substitution in Tor Browser

I'm looking for Tor Browser extension that would allow me to define aliaces mapping tor domain names to human readable names. When encountaring domain names that are present in the mapping, the ...
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If I turn on JavaScript, can my workplace see what sites I'm using TOR to access?

My question is about what my ISP can see if I enable JavaScript on a site.I would like to use TOR to access sites without letting my work know, but some sites will only work with JavaScript on. If I ...
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Are .onion sites also written in HTML?

Websites are primarily saved in .htm(l) format, being based on HTML (hypertext mark-up language), CSS, sometimes Javascript. Are .onion sites on the darknet no different, or are there unique coding ...
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Enable "Standard" security level for a *single* website in Tor

Many of you are certainly aware that Proton mail is broken when using any security level but "Standard" in Tor, that is, the lowest security level available. Whitelisting Proton in NoScript ...
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Tor is set for javascript but getting message I must

English This page cannot function without javascript. Please enable javascript and reload the page. Yet Javascript is set to TRUE. I have had this issue in a couple of other browsers in the past. I ...
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How to show the Tor Browser, again the menu items that are hidden compared to the esr version?

The Tor Browser is based on a Firefox-esr browser. Source: https://www.linux-magazin.de/news/kritische-luecken-in-firefox-esr-thunderbird-und-tor-browser/ With the Tor Browser, some menu items that ...
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Safety settings and javascript status

Tor Browser allows three safety settings. The highest level safety setting is designated Safest. When one clicks on that setting, a display box appears which says: Safest: Only allows website ...
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Does "safer" security setting on Tor disable javascript on HTTP .onion sites?

In TOR manual we have the following: Safer (...) JavaScript is disabled on all non-HTTPS sites; some fonts and math symbols are disabled; audio and video (HTML5 media) are click-to-play. I was ...
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Does enabling java let my ISP find out what I am doing?

As the title says: if I enable javascript can my ISP know what I am doing? As in do I become transparent (somehow) to my ISP? I am only interested to know the ISP side, as the tor FAQ (&co) are ...
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Sending Email through tor for android

I recently losty computer and am unable to check email with from onion network. I found tor tor which enables me to browse the dark web however I am unable to send and receive messages. I found ones ...
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alternatives to javascript for tor websites?

I am not very experienced with web programming yet, so please excuse this question. I could not find much information about in the web so I decided to ask here. Tor by default blocks javascript. What ...
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How does JavaScript interfere with Tor browser anonymity?

Heard that JavaScript interferes with Tor when browsing the internet causing a breach in its security wall, having the effect of a hole in the ozone layer. Why is this? How does this breach work ...
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Data not being sent by page to server

I'm writing a basic chat service, using php and javascript, and it works well on my localhost server(XAMPP), when I'm using Chrome. Once logged in, it takes you to a chatroom. The problem arises when ...
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How to disable JavaScript on Servers

if you're a client using a Torbrowser, it's recommended to disable JavaScript. But if you're a server providing a service - how to disable JavaScript? TIA
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Does cross-site AJAX queries use the same circuit established for the origin domain?

If, within the Tor Browser, I'm visiting a.com, and the loaded website does an AJAX query to b.com, will the AJAX query use the circuit established for a.com, or will the browser establish a new ...
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Twitter and Tor

Recently, when I use Twitter via Tor, I get an error message "Sorry, something went wrong" when I click on the heart icon (to favorite a tweet). All the other functions work. When I use regular ...
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How dangerous is to allow Google javascript?

I know it's dangerous to allow javascript on some website. But very often if you want to register on a website you need to type captcha. If you want to see captcha you need to allow javascript from ...
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How to use Tails/Tor with sites that need Javascript

Is it okay to set the Security setting to Safest then change the about:config settings for javascript.enabled to True and allow scripts for certain websites like Stackexchange and Reddit? I don't know ...
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Does Tor Browser get a unique fingerprint with JavaScript, even if HTML5 Canvas data is blocked (amiunique.org)?

Tor Browser settings Security slider is on "Safest" JavaScript is enabled (otherwise no Canvas fingerprint possible by site) "Extract Canvas Data" is blocked: Issue amiunique....
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How don't websites easily get your IP through this method?

Obviously sites you contact only have the IP of your exit node. But, who's to say that the web page that gets sent back to you can't just contain some JavaScript that gets your real IP then sends it ...
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Which eCommerce CMS will work in Tor?

Which eCommerce CMS will work in Tor? I tried many CMS like OpenCart, Magento and Wordpress etc, but none of these open correctly in Tor browser, I mean only HTML markup loads up, but no images, ...
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Can I2P sites run Javascript?

(There's a few I2P questions on this Stackexchange so I hope this is allowed) I know there's a lot of concern about running Javascript on Onion sites, but I'm wondering is it possible at all to run ...
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Is there a list of API's that TOR browser blocks

I was looking for some kind of documentation on what API's and scripts does the TOR browser blocks (mainly as a defense for fingerprinting). I have come across the Design and Implementation document ...
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Javascript , some sites say it is enabled. my "shield" is set to safest,, something is amiss but have no idea how to correct [closed]

how do I re enable blocking Javascript ( my security is already set too safest )
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Iptables to prevent Webrtc IP address leaks?

Since I do not understand correctly how https://github.com/diafygi/webrtc-ips works, I would be happy if someone could explain to me what I can do more generally than disabling Webrtc in my browser. ...
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How do I turn JavaScript off in Tor Browser Bundle 3.5?

I've updated to the latest Tor Browser Bundle but the option to turn off JavaScript seems to have disappeared. What is the correct way to turn off JavaScript now? I tried to set JavaScript enabled to ...
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What happens if I enable scripts globally in Tor browser?

In Tor browser bundle, there are some extensions like NoScript installed. However, setting NoScript to block scripts breaks many websites that rely on Javascript. Does enabling these scripts mean that ...
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How does one execute JavaScript using Tor network without human interaction?

I want to load html content through the Tor network and execute JavaScript that comes with the loaded content to load additional content through the Tor network via AJAX or similar techniques. But I ...
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NoScript 5.0.6 not working on TBB current build 7.0.2

As title says, just wondering if anyone else is experiencing this issue. I have enabled NS and the whitelist is empty. NS seems to be 'trusting' everything by default unless I mark each entry on a ...
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How come Shopify recognizes my local currency with Tor browser!? (no log-in, no address entered)

I recently stumbled upon this online store https://www.faunapparel.com/ (which is a Shopify plateform). Basically, they're detecting your local currency (either CAD, USD, EUR, GBP or AUD) when you're ...
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Shift+Enter does not work in Facebook postings

When writing text/posts on facebook in Tor, I cannot use shift+Enter to create a blank space to the next line of text. shift+Enter, only enters my posting. If that can't be fixed, how do I put some ...
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Javascript Clarification?

How does enabling javascript affect whether a Tor user's IP address is revealed if the site is not launching an exploit or attack? For example, Instagram's privacy policy states that they collect IP ...
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How to use FaceBook anonymously with Tor? Is it possible to use FaceBook without JavaScript?

Is there any way to use FaceBook with JavaScript disabled? I would like to use FaceBook anonymously with Tor but FB requires JavaScript to be enabled and I read that it can be used to track my ...
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My Wordpress blog won't load through Tor

My Wordpress blog won't load on my dashboard if I view it on Tor browser (I'm using Firefox through Tor). It says Wordpress can be "partially" viewed only on Tor. What does that mean? Is there a way I ...
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Selective javascript

Is there a way to selectively load javascript on a javascript dependent site, such that the site still functions but cannot track you through it? If not, this would be an excellent research topic. ...
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Running parallel Tor servers with different exit IPs with nodejs app

I have a small node app that makes requests via Tor. My goal is to have a different exit IP for every request. in the torrc configuration file one can set MaxCircuitDirtiness 10, which will make it ...
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Why do fingerprint sites say Tails uses Javascript version 1.5?

I was using Tails 2.7 and NoScript was set to "Allow Scripts Globaly". The sites browserspy.dk and http://www.javatester.org/javascript.html say my Browser uses Javascript version 1.5. But mozilla....
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JavaScript sandbox that makes it less dangerous?

Should we anticipate Tor to develop/integrate something that will make JavaScript less potentially dangerous, in a way that provides websites with basic JavaScript functionalities while still ...
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Are there any Javascript implementations of Tor client?

Are there any available Javascript implementations of Tor client? Links: What implementations of Tor are there?
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Can site.com attach (and access) identifying cookies to TorBrowser session if JavaScript disabled?

Can site.com attach (and access) identifying cookies to TorBrowser session if JavaScript disabled? I request "New Identity" and disable all JavaScript using TBB's NoScript in top-left of browser. I ...
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Can a website read out my MAC address using JavaScript even though I use Tor?

If I use a Tor to visit a site with enabled JavaScript, can this website find out my MAC address, monitor serial number, the serial number of the processor etc?
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Can JavaScript get my real IP?

Can JavaScript get my real IP even if I'm using Tor Browser? I thought Tor Browser deactivated JS by default, but I think it's not the case. Thanks.
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Why is javascript enabled by default in the Tor browser? [duplicate]

I read that javascript should be disabled in the Tor browser, as it could harm my anonymity. However, Javascript is enabled in Tor default configuration. Why did the developers made the choice to ...
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Disable javascript in Tor Browser Bundle 4.0.2

I can't find a way to disable JavaScript in Tor Browser Bundle version 4. References on the net refer to previous versions. Also can't find Noscript either.
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TBB on low (default) security settings won't open any webpages even with JS enabled? [closed]

I'm using the latest Tor browser bundle on low default security settings, and nothing will open. One out of every fifty pages will open. I tried enabling Javascript too, and it still won't open ...
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Should I avoid javascript bookmarklets in the Tor broswer?

I'm a Pinboard user accustomed to bookmarking webpages using their bookmarklet, which looks like this: href="javascript:q=location.href;if(document.getSelection){d=document.getSelection();}else{d=&...
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windows 10 javascript problem

i cant enable javascripts at windows 10 any prblem ? just updated my OS up to win 10 and cant enable java in TOR browser
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How much privacy is one giving up when javascript is turned off?

I was thinking about setting up Tor browser bundle to be my main browser and perhaps add a "open in chrome" (or something like) when I ran into an insurmountable Tor related problem. I hadn't ...
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DuckDuckGo search via the searchbar gets me the HTML version

If I do a search at the top right of the Tor Browser Bundle in the search bar with DuckDuckGo selected as the search provider, I am taken to the DuckDuckGo HTML page. I don't want the HTML page, I ...
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Tor Browser SWF socket

I used Tor with Chrome in anonymous mode. I used a webmail and I send a mail with an uploaded file. I found the following code: "ndex","mailUploadServiceUrl":"/neo2/handlers/upload_attachment.jsx", ...