TOR (and Other) Updates

Good information hygiene:  keep your stuff updated – operating system, applications, etc, including browsers – if you’re not sure how to do it, google is your friend, look for information from the source:  for windows, find the recommendation on microsoft-dot-com,  NOT  your-friendly-hacker.com or free-helpdesk-here.com (unless you have an idea they are legit).

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-03010-released

Update 7.0.4 was released on August 8.

Immediately followed by Update 7.5a4 –

If you were hoping to achieve some privacy using the TOR browser, make it a habit to verify you are using updated applications.  Kind of like “don’t leave your wallet on the table in the restaurant, or in your seat at the movie theater” — also similar to “change your engine oil at the manufacturer’s recommended interval.”

 

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