Tor Users May Not Need To Solve Annoying CAPTCHA Puzzles Soon

People who want to browse the web with anonymity using the Tor network are having problems with too many CAPTCHAs that they encounter before gaining access to a site. CAPTCHAs are the simple security tests or puzzles that are set to prove that the user is indeed a human being and not a robot or software. CloudFlare is the content delivery company behind these restrictive CAPTCHAs.

How NSA Tracks All German Tor Users as ‘Extremists’

The NSA has been revealed to mark and consider potential "extremists" all users of the internet anonymizer service Tor.Among those are hundreds of thousands...
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Tor Browser Apps for Android and iOS

The anonymity browser Tor is mainly used for accessing the dark web, assuring no trace of the sites users have visited.There are many unscrupulous...

France Considers Banning Tor And Public Wi-Fi Following The Paris Attacks

France is still in a state of emergency following the November terrorist attacks that put the country into lockdown and caused an outpouring of grief across the world. The attacks were proof that large scale acts of violence can happen in any city, at any time.
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Tor Project Appoints New Board of Directors

After Jacob Appelbaum resigned following allegations of sexual abuse against him, the Tor Project recently announced its new board of directors. The non-profit digital privacy group formed a new board and before stepping down and handing over the baton, the existing board members said that it was their responsibility to ensure that a competent leadership was at the helm of affairs as the Project moved into its second decade of existence.

Tor Project Releases Browser for Android

The Tor Project has finally released the alpha version of the Tor browser for Android, giving smartphone users the opportunity to access the dark...

DeepOnion Launches Anonymous Cryptocurrency Through Tor Network

DeepOnion, a hybrid community-based cryptocurrency, is now officially integrated to run through the Tor network.Connections for the new cryptocurrency are set to send on...

Tor’s New Instant Messanger Due To Be Released In July

The Tor project have announced that they plan to release their new anonymous instant messenger on 15th July.Tor Instant Messaging Bundle (TIMB) has been...

Tor 8.0 Released

The group behind the Tor Browser, Tor Project, released Tor Browser 8.0 earlier this month.The browser, just like its predecessors, allows its users to...

Some Top Sites Are Blocking Tor Users

It looks like Tor users are having difficulty surfing and navigating the World Wide Web, as some websites have set up discriminating rules against...
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Tor Project Implements New Policies And Practices

The executive director of Tor Project, Shari Steele, has announced that they would be implementing new rules to avoid future incidents such as the sexual assault allegations against Jacob Appelbaum, one of Tor’s leading developers.

Tor Announces the Release of Tor 0.2.9.5 Alpha

Tor’s latest browser, Tor 0.2.9.5-alpha, comes with a lot of promise in terms of major and minor bug fixes alongside some few minor features aimed at optimizing user experience and upgrades on its hidden services, download scheduling and a few other tweaks here and there to make the browser more efficient in all respects.
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Darknet Email Service “SIGAINT” Adds Tor Relay for Monero

SIGAINTsigaint In August 2016, AlphaBay and Oasis announced that they would integrate Monero. Since then, the demand of Monero has drastically increased. Recently, a darknet email service provider “SIGAINT” added a Tor relay for Monero transactions.
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Tor Unveils All-Improved Stable 7.5 Series & First Alpha Edition of the 8.0 Series

Tor has grown to become the staple of most internet-savvy people. For individuals that have never gotten a taste of the Tor experience, it...
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Tor-Based Briar Messenger Now on Beta Stage

Instant messaging services and apps have significantly grown in number over the past few years, so users of all personalities and online behaviors are...

Feds To Hand Over Tor Exploit Source Code

The stakes are hotting up in the digital law sphere regarding the FBI’s involvement in various hacks targeting criminals using Tor to access the deep web. The main issue is in determining whether the feds are acting within the law when they are catching criminals, or whether they are going beyond the scope of their powers.

Iraq Government Blocks Access to Tor Project

Last week it was reported that the Iraqi government had blocked access to numerous social media networks including Twitter, Facebook, Google and YouTube over...

A Service that Will Create Your Onion Site on Tor Network

UK-based Dogsbody Technology is offering to create Tor hidden services for its customers using Muffet’s EOTK.
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Malicious Tor Nodes Spying On Darknet Sites

The Tor Project, developed since 2006, has made the open network fully featured Tor browser available on virtually every platform for anyone wanting utmost privacy protection. However, the entire Tor network cannot be deemed safe just like the internet in general.

Facebook Supports Tor Project For .Onion Sites To Get Official Recognition

In an age where we are getting more and more concerned (or at least should be getting more and more concerned) about Internet privacy,...
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The New York Times Now Accessible Via Tor Onion Service

The New York Times has just announced that the internationally renowned publication is now accessible on the dark web. The media outlet is set...

Upcoming OpenBazaar 2.0 To Run on Tor

OpenBazaar CEO Brian Hoffman recently revealed that the upcoming version of the open source project would be able to connect through Tor network. This came after one of their back-end developers, Chris Pacia, successfully upgraded the OpenBazaar protocol on a pre-release update.

Case Of Two Drug Dealers Has Mark Of CMU’s Attack On Tor

The arrest of two Irishmen for drug charges had led to suspicions that this may be another sign that the FBI is using knowledge from Carnegie Mellon University’s research project that aimed to hack the Tor network. Tor, which stands for “The Onion Router,” is a volunteer run service that is made up of a group of servers that allow an Internet user to improve their security.

Tor Developers Being Used by FEDS to Catch Deep Web Users

Daily Dot reported that a person by name Matthew Edman, who was formerly apart-time at the Tor Project, helped the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by developing the malware Torsploit. Edman created the malware after leaving the Tor project and the FBI used it to deanonymize the Tor network users.
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Tor Executive Director Shari Steele Set to Step Down at the End of 2018

The executive director of the Tor Project, Shari Steele, has decided to retire after several years at the helm of the prominent organization.Steele, who...
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Latest Tor Alpha Release Includes New Traffic Scheduler

The most recent Tor Alpha release comes with a new element that seeks to address traffic congestion within the Tor network.This latest edition includes...
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Tor’s New Messenger App Has Launched

Last Thursday, the Tor Project announced the release of Tor Messenger (beta version), open-source instant messenger client for those that are concerned about surveillance and privacy.
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New Anonymity Network “Riffle” Claimed To Be More Secure Than Tor

Riffle is being seen as a solution for the problems that Tor has been having of late. Researchers at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and the Polytechnic School of Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a new anonymity tool similar to Tor called Riffle.

Another OpenSSL Vulnerability Affecting Tor Users

Today an announcement on www.openssl.org enlightened us on yet more vulnerabilities with the widely used software.One in particular that is not quite as lethal...

Tor Project Joined HackerOne to Launch Bug Bounty Program

Within the world of technology, those who create new programs and software solutions put their products through rigorous tests before releasing them to the...

Russian Tor Exit Node Operator, Arrested

A Russian math instructor who administrates a Tor exit node was arrested and charged with inciting mass riots and terrorism via the internet.

University That Attacked Tor Continues Its Activity On The Network

Several months ago two Internet security researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, Alexander Volynkin and Michael McCord, infiltrated the Dark Web system by directly attacking Tor. This is the software that allows users to browse the net secretively without detection of their IP addresses.

Deanonymizing Tor Users With DNS Exploit

One of the famous anonymity network Tor is used widely to work anonymously. Tor or The Onion Router is a modern web browser which is operated by the non-profit, Tor Project. Almost 2 million users utilize this service regularly because it enables them to use the internet without revealing their identities.

ProtonMail Launches a Tor Hidden Service

Privacy-oriented email service ProtonMail has decided to take their security measures a step further by announcing the release of their new Tor hidden service.

Protesters Asks Users Not To Use Tor on September 1

A group has called for a full-day shutdown of the Tor network as a mark of protest against two issues: handling of sexual misconduct accusations against Jacob Appelbaum and rumor that project might employ former government agents.
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Tor Improving Their Security For Dark Web Hidden Services

Tor Project developers are making several security improvements with news that Carnegie Mellon University researchers in Pittsburgh had unmasked both the servers and users...

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New technologies have emerged that have acted as facilitators of online markets on the darknet.

NSA Surveillance Targets Cambridge-based Tor Project

The National Security Agency (NSA) targeted the Cambridge-based TOR Project as well as a server at MIT, a report by German Public Television has...
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DOJ Official Told Judges to Use Tor to Protect Against Breaches

Recently, an official of the Department of Justice, Ovie Carroll, director of the Cybercrime Lab, urged a roomful of federal judges, numbering about a hundred, to use Tor to protect their personal information on their computers against data breaches.

Dark Web GitHub Accessible Via Tor And I2P

It’s very common for files that are hosted on sites for open source coding to draw the ire of authorities. Now though, there is a service on dark web which will allow novice developers to craft their controversial projects without being noticed. With this service, upstart developers can now concentrate on their work knowing that no government or service can thwart access to their code.

Tor Project Developer Stepped Down From His Position

Thirty-three-year-old Jacob Appelbaum, a prominent developer with Tor Project developer and privacy activist, has resigned from his position on the board on May 25, according to reports.Tor announced his departure through a blog post without giving any reasons.

CMU Researchers Were Hired To Unmask Tor Users

A judge’s ruling last week in connection with the case of Brian Farrell who was allegedly a staff member of Silk Road 2.0, an...

TOR Project Plans To Count Hidden Services

If you are reading this, then you probably know all about the TOR project and what it does.Anyone with enough technical knowledge can build...

Tor Supports Apple In Its Battle Against FBI Encryption

Tor, which was originally popular only among computer nerds, has gained a lot of public attention because it has been used to host online black marketplaces like the Silk Road and others hidden sites. As far as the latest news regarding Tor is concerned, the Tor Project is extending an-all out support to Apple, the tech giant, which is currently fighting an encryption battle with the FBI.

TOR Cannot Protect You From Targeted Surveillance

In the wake of all the revelations about mass Internet surveillance efforts by the US NSA, a lot of users but also many businesses...
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Tor 0.3.2.9 Released with New Features and Improved Stability

Developers have officially unveiled the 0.3.2.9 version of Tor, making it more stable and adding some new features. Those who wish to use the...

TOR & The Deep Web Infographic

We found an infographic that shows some interesting facts and figures about TOR and the deep web...Source: WhoIsHostingThis.com
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Tor Browser 8.0a9 Released

The Onion Router is the full form of what is more popularly known as the Tor browser. The reference to onion is not without...

What is Tor and Should You Use It?

There are many ways the internet can track us. Using Tor, online users can surf the web anonymously.

FBI Hacked Tor and Took Down A Child Sexual Exploitation Site

Reports show that FBI’s hacking tool succeeded in cracking Tor and identifying the visitors to a dark web child pornography site. In fact, the FBI has made use of hacking methods that have never been seen deployed till date in order to bring down the clients and owners of one of the largest child pornography sites that have ever been created on the dark web.

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