Changes between Version 39 and Version 40 of TorWeeklyNews/2014/21


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May 26, 2014, 6:51:26 PM (4 years ago)
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    8989appropriately ‘ripe’ for usage in actually privacy-relevant and
    9090critically important scenarios.” All reported issues should have been
    91 fixed in release 1.5 [XXX], released May 14th.
     91fixed in release 1.5 [XXX] on May 14th.
    9292
    9393 [XXX]: https://cure53.de/pentest-report_onion-browser.pdf
     
    9999UniformDH and CTR-AES256/HMAC-SHA256, obfs4 uses a combination of
    100100Curve25519, Elligator2, HMAC-SHA256, XSalsa20/Poly1305 and SipHash-2-4”.
    101 The feature set offered by obfs4 is comparable to ScrambleSuit with minor
     101The feature set offered by obfs4 is comparable to ScrambleSuit, with minor
    102102differences. Yawning is now asking the community for comments, reviews, and
    103103tests [XXX].
     
    114114 [XXX]: https://stem.torproject.org/tutorials/down_the_rabbit_hole.html
    115115
    116 On the controller front, Yawning Angel also hacked on or-applet [XXX],
     116Also on the controller front, Yawning Angel hacked on or-applet [XXX],
    117117a Gtk+ system tray applet to monitor Tor circuits.
    118118
     
    137137 [XXX]: https://www.torproject.org/projects/obfsproxy-instructions.html
    138138
    139 AddressSanitizer [XXX] (ASan) is a powerful memory error detector. Software
    140 built with such technology makes it a lot hard to exploit programming error
    141 related to memory management. Georg Koppen has happily announced [XXX]
     139AddressSanitizer [XXX] (ASan) is a powerful memory error detector: software
     140built with such technology makes it a lot harder to exploit programming errors
     141related to memory management. Happily, Georg Koppen has announced [XXX]
    142142the first test packages of the Tor Browser built with ASan hardening.
    143143
     
    157157It appears that with a recent update, the Sophos anti-virus solution
    158158interferes with the Tor Browser. In order to be able to use the Tor Browser
    159 again, one must open Sophos Anti-Virus, then “Preferences” and in the
     159again, one must open Sophos Anti-Virus, then “Preferences”, and in the
    160160“Web Protection” panel position all switches to off.
    161161