Changes between Version 25 and Version 26 of TorWeeklyNews/2013/1


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Jul 6, 2013, 9:15:15 AM (7 years ago)
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expaded 0.2.4-rc info

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    19 XXX: expand ; also with highlights of what the 0.2.4.x brings to the masses
    20 0.2.4.x major features: [f]
     19On Wednesday 3rd July, Roger Dingledine announced release of Tor 0.2.4.15-rc. [z]
     20As “rc” suggests it is the first release candidate for 0.2.4.x series.
     21This version fixes a few smaller bugs, but generally appears stable, wrote Roger.
     22
     23The biggest changes from 0.2.3.x and major features of 0.2.4.x are following: [f]
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    2225o Bridges now report the pluggable transports they support to the bridge authority. [q]
     
    2528o Automatically forward the TCP ports of pluggable transport proxies using tor-fw-helper if PortForwarding is enabled. [t]
    2629
    27 https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2013-July/028776.html
    28 https://www.torproject.org/dist/
     30Now version for download & testing here [x].
     31
     32 [z] https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2013-July/028776.html
    2933 [f] https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/blob/b13c6becc892d9716d8645f16b5d03bdb0b34651:/ChangeLog
    3034 [q] https://trac.torproject.org/3589
     
    3539 [e] https://trac.torproject.org/6522
    3640 [t] https://trac.torproject.org/4567
     41 [x] https://www.torproject.org/dist/
    3742
    3843New vulnerability in Tor Browser Bundle 2.3.25-10?
    3944--------------------------------------------------
    4045
    41 User cypherpunks reported issue when downloaded files are scanned by Microsoft
    42 Security Essentials or another cloud based AV product due to wrong value of
    43 “browser.download.manager.scanWhenDone;true” [1].
    44 Cypherpunks suggests to set the value to false to prevent reporting downloaded
     46User cypherpunks reported an issue when downloaded files are scanned by the
     47Microsoft Security Essentials or another cloud based AV product due to wrong
     48value of Firefox's “browser.download.manager.scanWhenDone;true” [1].
     49Cypherpunks suggests to set the value to “false” to prevent reporting downloaded
    4550files to Microsoft. He also mentions this can be achieved by AV settings itself.
    46 This problem affects Windows users and only completed downloads are scanned.
     51This issue affects Windows users and only completed downloads are scanned.
    4752
    4853 [1] https://trac.torproject.org/9195
     
    5257
    5358Do you have experience programming in multiple languages, including Java,
    54 python/ruby, bash scripting, and Javascript?
     59Python/Ruby, Bash scripting, and Javascript?
    5560
    5661The Tor Project opened a new position as Lead Automation Engineer. The