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Brave Browser Leak Exposed User Domain Info for Months – Coindesk

For months, privacy-conscious web surfers used Tor mode in Brave, not realizing they’d been leaving behind a trail of their online activity.

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The Brave browser, which emphasizes privacy and security, has been leaking data for months, according to security researchers. 
On Friday, Reddit user py4YQFdYkKhBK690mZqlposted on a forum that Braves Tor mode, introduced in 2018,  was sending requests for .onion domains to DNS resolvers, rather than private Tor nodes.  A DNS resolver is a server that converts domain names into IP addresses. This means that the .onion sites people searched for, with the understanding those searches would be private,…

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