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NewsForge: Torbutton Firefox Plugin

May 08, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

"At a Wi-Fi hotspot, you may need the security and anonymity of Tor, but on a secure network, the higher bandwidth of a direct connection becomes more important. Torbutton is a plugin for Mozilla Firefox that enables users to easily and rapidly switch Tor on and off.

"Torbutton works by flipping the browser's proxy settings back and forth between a secure, 'Torified' setting and the unsecured default..."

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