OS X

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Privacy limitations of OS X

OS X is designed for security pretty well but some features like sending spotlight searches and location to Apple or saving open document to cloud can undermine privacy. These problems can be adressed in setting so be sure to check them.

For maximal security consider using tails OS as mentioned before.

Downloading Tor

1. Go to Tor website

2. Go to download a download for Tor OS X. To check authenticity of the link click signature, this ensures someone has not tried to slip you false link.

Installing Tor

1. When Tor is downloaded open downloaded files and move Tor to applications

2. Go to applications and lauch Tor

3. Confirm and open Tor.

4. A window asking if you want to connect or establish bride. If you are connecting from country with legal Tor use select connect. For the sake of staying brief this guide will not show how to configure bridge. To learn how to configure this option check out official tor guide in section topics//bridges on Tor website. Please seek professional help if you are in country with restricted Tor use.

Using Tor

1. Click the Tor icon and voilla you are using Tor

2. First feature you should be looking for is security. It is under the shield icon. If you click it you can choose between 3 levels of security. Standart, Safer and Safest.  Standart will keep browing to normal. Safer will disable add-ons like flash player and java on HTTP pages. The safest option will disable add-ons on all pages.

3. The other useful features are new circuit and new identity. New circuit gives you new ip adress for a new tab. New identity will close all open tabs and run tor anew. This is useful if you dont want your previous searches linked to your other activity.

NOW THAT YOU HAVE INSTALLED TOR AND KNOW HOW TO USE IT CLICK BELLOW TO LEARN USEFUL TIPS ON HOW NOT TO GET COMRPOMISED USING TOR

Made by Vojtěch Kolář as a seminar projekt at Prague University of Economics and Bussines for seminar Bitcoin and Blockchain
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