The Internet has given the power of knowledge at our fingertips. 80% of the population of Internet users browse it on smartphones. The most concerning thing today is the security of your identity and data protection.
There is numerous web and phone browser that are catering to such important factors.
Tor Browser is one of such secured browsers out there. Quite popular among those whose first priority is hiding their identity on the web. It was only available on desktop and had a beta version on Play Store. However, there is a piece of good news for its users.
Tor Browser, which is the world’s most secure browser has officially launched its official app on Play Store. Earlier, they had Alpha and Beta launches for the same.
Tor Browser 8.5—which you can now download for FREE on your mobile devices from Google Play Store.
The vision of Tor Browser has always been protecting the identity of its users. The browser is well-known for security. The desktop version saw a lot of success in past.
The best thing about Tor Browser is that it is ultra-secure. It is largely used by people who want to browse the web with anonymity. A lot of social activists and journalist use this app. Sadly, a lot of cyber criminals also takes advantage of the security feature.
Tor browser launched its Alpha version in September 2018. They have been working since then to make the platform foolproof for their users. After rigour feedback and development they officially upgraded their beta version to the first official app launch for Android.
There is no news about the iOS version of the app, but there are a lot of alternatives to browse safely there.
Also, you can find some gaps between the desktop and the Android version when it comes to the features but they have tried to make it as secure as the desktop version.
Tor Browser for Android – Some Top features
#1. Block Trackers
One of the most annoying things about the internet is the ads and third-party websites that use your cookies to follow you. Tor Browser isolates each website you visit so third-party trackers and ads can’t follow you.
#2. Defend Against Surveillance
A lot of websites monitor data that is personal. Many government associations also track you for security purposes. All anyone monitoring your browsing habits can see is that you’re using Tor.
#3. Resist Fingerprinting
Anonymity is the strength of Tor Browser and how does it do that? It makes all users look the same, so Tor Browser for Android makes it difficult for you to be fingerprinted and identified as a unique user.
#4. Multi-Layered Encryption
When you use Tor Browser for Android, your traffic is relayed and encrypted three times as it passes over the Tor network. The network is comprised of thousands of volunteer-run servers known as Tor relays.
It is good news for all those who wanted a full-fledged Tor app for android. If you are using Tor Browser, we would love to hear your feedback on the same.