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The Tor Browser Bundle lets you use Tor without needing to install any software by pairing Firefox and Vidalia.
Questions about configuring Tor software.
Questions relating to Tor Hidden Services
used to describe the state or quality of being unidentifiable for a person's or a group of people's actions or in the case of computers, data.
Information about network security
Questions relating to relays, their maintenance, and operation.
The Amnesic Incognito Live System (TAILS) is a live CD/USB distribution preconfigured so that everything is safely routed through Tor and leaves no trace on the local system.
an operating system developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Questions related to running, and maintaining exit relays
Questions relating to onion routing, and onion routing protocols
Questions relating to bridge relays, their maintenance and operation.
a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. It is also the basis of other operating systems like…
a series of Unix-based graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Apple Inc.
a private network pathway built incrementally as a series of encrypted connections through relays on the network.
a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. It uses the Gecko layout engine originally developed by Netscape.
a computer system or an application that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. Use SOCKS tag if your question deals with socks proxies.
an app for Android phones that connects to the Tor network.
an operating system which is based on GNU/Linux.
SOCKS (Socket Secure) routes network packets between clients and servers through a proxy server. It operates at Layer 5 of the OSI model.
Torifying wrapper to redirect the traffic of socks-compatible apps through the tor network.
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It enables a computer to send/retrieve data over public networks and to access resources in private networks. VPN make use of encryption to secure their data.
De-anonymization (also spelt as deanonymization) is a strategy in data mining in which anonymous data is cross-referenced with other sources of data to re-identify the anonymous data source.
Questions relating to Tor directory servers and bridge directories
an operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security. It's based on the Tor anonymity network, Debian GNU/Linux and security by isolation.
the suppression of information and is often done by governments.
a label which is assigned to every device which is connected to a network.
Domain Name System (DNS) translates word-based domain and host names to numerical IP addresses.
Tor has developed several internal protocols, like the rendezvous specification, directory specification etc. This tag is for questions which deal with protocols Tor uses.
Pluggable Transports encapsulate traffic to give it another appearance. They are used to circumvent censorship. Other applications can use them, too. Use this tag for questions concerning the use, con…