[cryptography] I downloaded the TOR Browser pack for Windows today

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Sat Oct 6 00:01:15 EDT 2012


On 2012-10-06 12:12 PM, Randall Webmail wrote:
> It had no certificate.
>
> Why is that?
>
>
Central authority is a security hole.

Suppose the state wants a more cooperative Tor.   The guy who is most 
cooperative will get to be designated the real Tor.

Instead, you should verify the digital signatures of Tor Browser

  * Microsoft Windows
    <https://media.torproject.org/video/torbrowser-docs/How-to-verify-signatures-in-Windows.mp4>
  * Apple OSX
    <https://media.torproject.org/video/torbrowser-docs/How-to-verify-signatures-in-OSX.mp4>
  * Linux
    <https://media.torproject.org/video/torbrowser-docs/How-to-verify-signatures-in-Linux.mp4>

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