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Revised 4th February 2019 for TBB 8.0.5

Firefox about:config Additional Privacy, Security and Anonymity Settings;

[Notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! Learn how to be safe at https://www.torproject.org/download/download#warning


Disclaimer : tornull.org can neither confirm nor deny if any combination of these advisory settings will further ensure your privacy, now or forever ... 'Here be dragons!' and/or 'This might void your warranty!' (Changing these advanced settings can be harmful to the stability, security, and performance of this application. You should only continue if you are sure of what you are doing.) You agree to continue at your own risk! ...

Hey, YOU! Don't just blindly follow some random websites opinion on YOUR browsers important security settings ... Try testing what other privacy professionals think ...

- https://panopticlick.eff.org/

- http://ip-check.info

Remember : Test results will vary with your Tor Button's slider Security Settings... > Security Level !


How to EDIT the Tor Browser Bundle about:config (clearnet links!)


network.http.sendRefererHeader ; 1 - (Essential) - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Network.http.sendRefererHeader

browser.sessionhistory.max_entries ; 2 - (Essential) - Clicking the 'back button' will remember only the last 2 visited pages

dom.vibrator.enabled ; false - (Recommended)

webgl.disabled ; true - (Essential / Recommended)

places.history.enabled ; false - (Essential / Recommended)

network.prefetch-next ; false - (Essential / Recommended) - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Network.prefetch-next

browser.send_pings.require_same_host ; true - (Recommended) - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.send_pings.require_same_host

browser.send_pings.max_per_link ; 0 - (Recommended)

beacon.enabled ; false - (Recommended)

clipboard.autocopy ; false - (Recommended - Linux OS only) - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Clipboard.autocopy

dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled ; false - (Essential / Recommended) - dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled

layout.css.visited_links_enabled ; false - (Essential / Recommended) - plugging-the-css-history-leak


Caching, Storage and Memory :

dom.storage.enabled ; false - (Recommended / Optional) - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Dom.storage.enabled - Blocks the (correct) storing functions of some websites. N.B. Users may experience unexpected 'issues' with various intrusive and/or persistent web elements i.e. content, cookies, buttons, logins 'not working' as expected with this setting. That's the point! In many respects DOM Storage could be worse than having javascript enabled in terms of your privacy and security. However, if something isn't working correctly in this regard - it's possibly this setting!

browser.cache.memory.enable ; false - (Optional) - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.cache.memory.enable - Keep this enabled for 'faster' browsing


How to Stop Firefox making Automatic Connections

browser.newtabpage.directory.ping ; set a blank string - (Recommended / Optional) - nulled in Tor Browser 8.0.x +

browser.newtabpage.directory.source ; set a blank string - (Recommended / Optional) - nulled in Tor Browser 8.0.x +

browser.aboutHomeSnippets.updateUrl ; set a blank string - (Recommended / Optional)

browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone ; ignore - (Recommended / Optional)


Additional :

experiments.enabled ; false - (Recommended / Optional) - nulled in Tor Browser 7.0.x +

experiments.supported ; false - (Recommended / Optional)

network.allow-experiments ; false - (Recommended / Optional)


How to fully disable Google 'Safe' Browsing and Reporting

browser.safebrowsing.appRepURL ; set a blank string - (Optional / Paranoid) - nulled in Tor Browser 7.0.x +

browser.safebrowsing.downloads.enabled ; false - (Recommended / Optional) - nulled in Tor Browser 7.0.x +

browser.safebrowsing.reportPhishURL ; set a blank string - (Optional / Paranoid)

services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.safebrowsing.enabled ; false - (Recommended / Optional) - nulled in Tor Browser 7.0.x +

services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled ; false - (Recommended / Optional)


How to fully disable Tracking 'Protection'

privacy.trackingprotection.introURL ; set a blank string - (Optional / Paranoid)

services.sync.prefs.sync.privacy.trackingprotection.enabled ; false - (Recommended / Optional)

services.sync.prefs.sync.privacy.trackingprotection.pbmode.enabled ; false - (Recommended / Optional)


Pipelining Optimizations :

network.http.pipelining.maxrequests ; 32 - (Recommended) - nulled in Tor Browser 8.0.x +

network.http.pipelining.max-optimistic-requests ; 8 - (Recommended) - nulled in Tor Browser 8.0.x +


Tab Optimizations :

browser.tabs.animate ; false - (Recommended / Optional) - nulled in Tor Browser 8.0.x +

browser.panorama.animate_zoom ; false - (Recommended / Optional) - nulled in Tor Browser 7.0.x +


Always set the Tor Button > Privacy and Security Settings... Security Level > High - for optimal Privacy, Security and Anonymity

If you 'trust' a website and a page element or function isn't working correctly you can always lower the slider to enable it.


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