The most secure browser for transmitting sensitive data is definitely not Chrome

Jack Wallen addresses the challenging question of which browser is best to use for transmitting encrypted data.

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TL:DR: Tor.

Yep, that’s the answer. The most secure browser for encrypted data is Tor. But there’s a catch… and it’s a big one. You might work within a company LAN that doesn’t allow for the Tor browser to function. And unless you can get your IT department to open up the network to allow Tor to function, you’re out of luck.

But for everyone else, Tor is definitely the browser to beat when it comes to encrypted transmitted data.

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Let me offer up a simple example.

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