Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#16688 closed defect (not a bug)

Mozilla Firefox security settings

Reported by: 900909090 Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: High Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
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Found this online, may already have implemented some settings but some may not have already


Open about:config to find some spyware crap:
There is a built-in module in Firefox that improves your security, but steals your privacy and anonymity. The module reports what you download to Google servers to check if the file is infected with any kind of malware.

browser.safebrowsing.appRepURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.downloads.enabled (False)
browser.safebrowsing.enabled (False)
browser.safebrowsing.gethashURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled (False)
browser.safebrowsing.malware.reportURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.reportErrorURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.reportGenericURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.reportMalwareErrorURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.reportMalwareURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.reportPhishURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.reportURL (Blank)
browser.safebrowsing.updateURL (Blank)
services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.safebrowsing.enabled (False)
services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled (False)

Gentoo recommend using xombrero. In order to compile it well you must compile webkit-gtk disabling all USE flags. Their good manual is here:

Gentoo people also recommend against systemd and libvirt things."

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by 900909090

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comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by gk

Resolution: not a bug
Status: newclosed

Safebrowsing is currently disabled in Tor Browser pending an audit. See: #8557.

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