[tor-talk] newbie: tor browser bundle and privoxy

andrew at torproject.org andrew at torproject.org
Fri Dec 30 21:40:29 UTC 2011

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 08:31:18PM +0400, grobokopatel at list.ru wrote 1.5K bytes in 35 lines about:
: So, Tor Browser Bundle does not contain Privoxy.
: Now question: does this mean, that Tor Browser Bundle is less secure
: than separately installed Tor + Privoxy?

No. The old answer for this is here,

The current answer is that Aurora/Firefox 6 and newer use SOCKS correctly
and do not leak DNS queries. Other applications you may use with Tor may
leak DNS requests. The Vidalia Message log will generally report these
leaks correctly.

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