Orfox brings the Tor Browser to Android, to enable anonymous internet browsing. The app is a secure alternative browser to other browsers like Safari, Chrome and Firefox.
Tool type: Mobile Browser App
Ease of use: Easy to install, configure and maintain. Requires the app Orbot to work.
Open source: Yes, Mozilla Public License, version 2.0
Encryption support: Yes, through Tor via Orbot and when using HTTPS to access HTTPS configured websites
Benefits: It prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. It provides online anonymity and access to blocked online content.
Independent code audited: "None that we know of"
Cost: Free of charge
Compatibility: Android 2.3 and later
Developed by: The Guardian Project and The Tor Project
Version as of this writing: Fennec-38.1.0esr/TorBrowser-5.0/Orfox-1.0beta1
Website: Guardian Project
Last updated: 07 March 2016