It seems that there is at least one fake distribution of the Tor Project’s Browser Bundle. I’m astounded that one dubious distribution, at http://sourceforge.net/projects/torbrowser, has been downloaded in excess of 300 times this week. Screenshots below illustrate that the counterfeit distribution blatantly rips off content from the Tor Project.

Despite at least two complaints to Sourceforge, from the Tor Project, the fake browser hasn’t been taken offline. According to Andrew Lewman, Executive Director of the Tor project, in a post on the tor-talk mailinglist, lawyers have been engaged by the Tor Project to complain to Sourceforge.

The real Tor home page.

The fake Tor Browser page hosted at Sourgeforge

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