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Tor Browser 6.0: Ditches SHA-1 support, uses DuckDuckGo for default search results

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, May 31, 2016.

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    Tor Browser 6.0 is out. If you have been using Tor, you can upgrade it via its built-in updater. The Tor Project said the “updater is not relying on the signature alone, but is checking the hash of the downloaded update file as well before applying it.” Additionally, the Tor Browser Windows installer is no longer vulnerable to DLL hijacking.

    DuckDuckGo for default search results

    The Tor Browser Team is still using Disconnect as its search provider, but it switched to DuckDuckGo to provide the default search results. In short, the reason is that Bing search results were simply not cutting it. The team explained:

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