The Tor Project has released Tor Browser 8.5.1 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android, the new version of the popular anonymizing browser.
The development team disabled WebGL readPixel() function that could be abused to fingerprint a Tor Browser user.
“Tor Browser 8.5.1 is the first bugfix release in the 8.5 series and aims at mostly fixing regressions and providing small improvements related to our 8.5 release.” reads the announcement from the Tor Project. “Additionally, we disable the WebGL
The developers defined this fix a temporary solution that needs a more holistic approach.