[tor-talk] pdf with tor

Lars Luthman mail at larsluthman.net
Fri Jul 3 20:36:24 UTC 2015

On Fri, 2015-07-03 at 14:30 -0600, Mirimir wrote: 
> On 07/03/2015 02:16 PM, mtsio wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > 
> > Is it safe to open pdf documents inside Tor Browser?
> As other have said, it is NOT safe to do that, because PDFs can bypass
> Tor. However, it IS safe to open PDFs in Whonix, because all
> Internet-bound traffic either uses Tor, or is black-holed.

Can PDF.js bypass Tor? How? I thought it used the same networking code
and proxy settings as the rest of Firefox.

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