The Tor Browser is a cross-platform portable Tor client integrated with a browser (based on Firefox Extended Support Release). It is 100% FLOSS software and includes privacy-related extensions like Privacy Badger and NoScript out-of-box.
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Pro Tor sets the standard for safe and private browsing
If you follow their instructions religiously, Tor is the nec plus ultra in terms of safety and privacy. For the time being at least.
Pro Access hidden .onion sites
Can be installed and run on a portable device such as a USB stick.
Pro Free and open source
Pro Relatively fast
Pro Uses the Tor network
Pro NoScript and HTTPS Everywhere installed by default
Pro The only browser package which includes a gateway build in into TOR a network where you can actually browse the web with completly anonymous or at least to whatever you browse on it.
Privacy. It's fundamental. And this browser has enabled and keeps enabling people to lookup things they don't want their ISP/ government or surveillance marketers to see.
And what's better they won't know a thing about what you searched.
What is visible to the outside world however is the fact: you make use of TOR and probably the TORBrowser this client / citizen of ours is using TOR to obfuscate his /her traffic (=~anonymize )
Con Must adapt new browsing habits
It is not recommended to do several things TOR browser that users would want to do in a normal browser, such as visiting social networks and banking.
Con Extremely slow
Caused by the tor network the browser depends on.
Con Does not guarantee perfect anonimity unlike what most users would suspect
Con Not made as your daily browser
It does not support many modern features due security and is pretty slow.
Con You will hang on every recaptcha
Accessing the hidden wiki or any other content on the dark web is illegal and people have even been imprisoned for this.
Con Open Source
Anyone can hack the source code and insert malware.
Hackers may insert something illegal onto your computer and get you arrested.