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Is it safe to use Tor with Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit?

Alright this was going to be a comment but no one has really addressed this and it's a pet peeve of mine, so... Generally speaking anti-virus protects you from known threats, they provide signature ...
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If I am running a Middle Tor Node, can I get malware from it?

That's a pretty broad question. It's possible that there could be a bug in Tor or one of the libraries which it uses that would allow someone to attack Tor relays and run malware on them. Under ...
cacahuatl's user avatar
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"Your browser is being managed by your organization" what is this message?

You can safely disregard the message: All this message means is that the automatic updates feature of Tor Browser has been disabled. This is done intentionally in Tails to make sure that no security ...
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Tor browser installed malware onto user devices in the past?

I'm pretty confident that there has never been an official Tor Browser version that has included malware, so I think this is just a badly written article (the rest of the article doesn't look very ...
Steve's user avatar
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How can you reduce the chances of connecting to a malicious exit node?

The only possible way to avoid malicious exit nodes with a 100% certainty is by whitelisting the exit nodes you know for sure are not malicious (i.e. those that are under your control). The way to do ...
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How to protect Tor browser from a spyware on my computer?

By not telling us what OS your running, you've made it hard to give you an exact answer. The following is a semi-generic answer, that covers the 3 most common OS's to a limited degree. However it ...
GB - AE7OO's user avatar
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Why would an .onion have different URLs for different users?

Answering the subject question: different onions for different users (perfectly secreted from each other) is the technique for administrators to exclude any particular user simply by stop hosting ...
heios's user avatar
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Tor browser conflicts with Malwarebytes antimalware

It can be sounding funny, but the very name of the program describes it's quality - it's a malware bytes by itself :) But speaking seriously, after my experience in IT security, I can give you some ...
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Can malware spread from Tails to a computer's hdd?

yes, not just onto HDD, but even into BIOS and firmware - like Rackshasta. All software can have a zero-day exploits/vulnerabilities, including Tails. And it's OK - programs are written by people, ...
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