Software Update: Tor Browser 5.5.1

Feb

6

2016

Version 5.5.1 of Tor Browser is true. Tor stands for The Onion Router and a network that can be used to surf anonymously on the internet reasonable. As the TCP traffic from users is passed along various Tor-routers, after which it is virtually no longer possible for the recipient to determine who was the original sender. Inside the Tor network is that information is still present, so that answer, of course, again via the system of routers, eventually arriving at the right place. In this issue, based on Extended Support Release 38.6 version of Firefox, the following changes and improvements have been made:

Tor Browser 5.5.1 is released

Most notably, this release features fixes for regressions Caused by our font fingerprinting Defense: Chinese users shouldhave a functional Tor Browser again and emoji support has been restored on OS X and Linux systems (we are still working on a fix for Windows). Over more, we fixed an oversight in one of our patches-which broke some sites depending heavily on iframes.

All Platforms

Bug 18168 : Do not clear an iframe’s window.name (fix or # 16620)
Bug 18137 : Add two new bridges obfs4 default

Windows

Bug 18169 : Whitelist zh-CN UI font

OS X

Bug 18172 : Add Emoji Support

Linux

Bug 18172 : Add Emoji Support

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