Taking Private Browsing to the Next Level with Brave and Tor

If you are a user of the Brave browser, you are probably aware that its developers announced the integration of Tor into a new private tab feature. The new functionality integrates Tor into the browser and gives users a new browsing mode that helps protect their privacy not only on device but over the network, Brave developers explained a while back.

Called “Private Tabs with Tor”, the new feature is designed to help protect Brave users from ISPs (Internet Service Providers), guest Wi-Fi providers, and visited sites that may be spying on their Internet connection or even tracking and harvesting IP addresses.

More about the Brave Browser

The very first thing to mention about Brave is that it is a free and open-source pay-to-surf web browser developed by Brave Software Inc., based on Chromium and its Blink engine. The browser was developed in 2016 by Brendan Eich, ex-CEO of Mozilla, and ever since it has been known as a privacy-centric browser popular among users.

The browser has also been recognized as a quality ad-blocker with excellent protection against Bitcoin mining scrips. It should be noted that the browser endured an extended period in beta, meanwhile being in a continuous development process. Nonetheless, Brave has been widely accepted as a privacy-savvy browser mainly because of its innovative approach to protecting user data, as is the case with the integration of Tor.

If you regularly use the private browsing mode in your browser, you have definitely noticed what it says. “Please note that your employer or Internet service provider can still track the pages you visit.” The good thing is that if you share a computer with another person, they won’t be able to track down your online whereabouts. In all other cases, private browsing doesn’t make what (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum | SensorsTechForum.com authored by Milena Dimitrova. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/private-browsing-brave-tor-integration/