Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. This is a way to sur the net in a very anonymous style.
Tor is a software project that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security. Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.
Vidalia is a software package that is a GUI interface for privoxy and tor and automates the starting and stopping of both programs.
Vidalia is a cross-platform controller GUI for Tor, built using the Qt framework. Using Vidalia, you can start and stop Tor, view the status of Tor at a glance, and monitor Tor's bandwidth usage. Vidalia also makes it easy to contribute to the Tor network by helping you set up and manage your own Tor relay.
FoxTor is a simple addon for firefox that lets you become anonymous at the click of a button.
FoxTor: Anonymous Web Browsing using the encrypted TOR network
When you use the Internet, you leave a trail of information that can be used to track your online activities. FoxTor is a tool that helps prevent this. It provides an easy and convenient way to browse the web using the anonymous and encrypted TOR network.
This offers greater privacy compared to regular proxy services or extensions.
- Download and install firefox.
- Download and install the tor package containing vidalia, tor, and privoxy.
- Download and install the FoxTor addon for firefox.
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