The Tor Project has now launched its first official mobile browser app on Android. It is a non-profit organisation behind the anonymous Tor browser that allows untraceable internet access. The users have two options to download the browser. They can either install the Tor Browser from Google Play Store or they can download the .APK file from the Tor Project Website itself. Tor, an acronym for “The Onion Router,” is especially popular amidst the Internet users who are often paranoid of being spied upon, or for those who need security and privacy.
To take advantage of the Tor browsing app on their Android devices, the users have to download Orbot, which is a proxy [...]
Facebook has revealed that it’s Android app now offers Tor support to users concerned about keeping their social networking activity private. While this functionality has for some time now allowed Facebook users to directly access its site via Tor’s browser on personal computers, this support for Tor on the Android app will be welcomed by users who majorly use facebook through their phones.
This step is expected to give users a relatively easy way to encrypt their Facebook viewing on the road. The user along with Facebook Android app will need to download the Orbot proxy app to make it work with Tor.
The Tor access support will take some time before all [...]