[tor-talk] "If you have access to certain tools, you can completely ignore Tor."

Praedor praedor at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 20 14:13:07 UTC 2011

Thank you for that.

Kmail (Kontact) appears perfectly safe.  I also tested vs gmail in my firefox browser with noscript.  No leaks there either.


On Tuesday, December 20, 2011 07:01:39 AM tor at lists.grepular.com wrote:
> On 20/12/11 04:44, Andrew Lewman wrote:
> > This also requires the user not being very sophisticated. If you load
> > up html emails full of web-bugs, javascript, and your normal browser
> > pointed at Tor, then I believe most of what 'SR' says is correct. I
> > don't believe this is true for Tor Browser users, but I welcome
> > research and proof otherwise.  Also, we'll fix any leaks found.
> FWIW, I built a web app a while ago which sends out an HTML email to you
> full of different types of web bugs to try and test if your email client
> is loading remote content when it shouldn't be. It found bugs in
> Thunderbird, Outlook, Androids standard mail client, K-9, Apple Mail,
> the iOS email client, Roundcube and several other webmail
> implementations. If you want to try it out, it can be accessed here:
> https://grepular.com/email_privacy_tester
> And I originally wrote a about it here:
> https://grepular.com/Automated_Email_Privacy_Tester

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