TOR Tor Browser 7.0a1-hardened is released

Discussion in 'TOR | TAILS' started by survivalmonkey, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. survivalmonkey

    survivalmonkey Monkey+++

    A new hardened Tor Browser release is available. It can be found in the 7.0a1-hardened distribution directory and on the download page for hardened builds.

    This release features important security updates to Firefox.

    Tor Browser 7.0a1-hardened is the first hardened alpha in the 7.0 series. Apart from the usual Firefox update (to 45.7.0 ESR) it contains the first alpha in the tor 0.3.0 series ( and an updated HTTPS-Everywhere (5.2.9) + NoScript (

    Tor Browser 7.0a1-hardened is the first hardened alpha allowing Linux users to test Snowflake, a new WebRTC-based pluggable transport.

    The full changelog since 6.5a6-hardened is:

    • All Platforms
      • Update Firefox to 45.7.0esr
      • Tor to
      • Update Torbutton to 1.9.7
        • Bug 19898: Use DuckDuckGo on about:tor
        • Bug 21091: Hide the update check menu entry when running under the sandbox
        • Bug 21243: Add links to es, fr, and pt Tor Browser manual
        • Bug 21194: Show snowflake in the circuit display
        • Bug 21131: Remove 2016 donation banner
        • Translation updates
      • Update HTTPS-Everywhere to 5.2.9
      • Update NoScript to
      • Bug 20471: Allow javascript: links from HTTPS first party pages
      • Bug 20651: DuckDuckGo does not work with JavaScript disabled
      • Bug 20589: Add new MAR signing key
      • Bug 20735: Add snowflake pluggable transport to alpha Linux builds
    • Build system
      • All platforms

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