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You have not specified your threat model. But… There could be a security hole that bypasses the lock-screen or someone could know my password. It sounds like you are worried about something much more serious than a busybody who stumbles across your laptop. There are probably threats that you and I have both missed, but here are two of the more obvious ...


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No and no. Tor is not magic. It is just a way to conceal your IP address. Who else tried to do something like what you describe? Snapchat. Snapchat is proprietary software running on largely proprietary platforms. They should have a far better shot than you, but they hardly succeeded. I just searched for “snapchat screenshots” and this was the top (relevant) ...


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It's not enabled by default because it would block a significant fraction of the Internet for users. Blocking HTTP-only traffic will likely come in the future once Tor Browser is using a version of Firefox with HTTPS-only mode, and once the developers feel they can do it while minimizing the usability impact (for example providing documentation to explain ...


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It is possible, but highly unlikely. No matter what steps are taken, true anonymity is never possible. If someone was running an illegal business, the authorities would eventually find them and arrest them. Nobody is ever completely anonymous and can be identified if there was enough effort into doing so. It takes just one vulnerability in an illegal ...


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It is possible that NoScript means allowing JavaScript to run unrestricted in general, not just in the Tor browser but also all browsers, can be very dangerous since after all, it can lead to tracking, XSS, Cross-Site Request Forgery after all. However, if NoScript specifically means allowing JavaScript in Tor browser is dangerous, it could be due to the ...


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