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...
Malicious Tor Nodes Spying On Darknet Sites

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.

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 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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Tor Indexing Tool

A new open-source web crawler has recently been unveiled to serve the Tor community. The crawler, called Fresh Onions, is designed for indexing hidden...

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.

Dr Gareth Owen: TOR – Attacks and Countermeasures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwawq8PsozU
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Tor and the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

Cryptocurrency has grown to be a globally recognized system that facilitates free and borderless trade, has no central authority, and provides enhanced consumer privacy. Thanks to the Tor software and network, the cryptocurrency community has grown tremendously in recent years.

Lead Tor Developer Claims FBI Is Harassing Her

Isis Agora Lovecruft, a lead developer who has been working with the Tor team for many years, has accused the FBI of harassment. The FBI has wanted to talk to her but would not tell why. She has worked with the Tor team on many encryption and security products.
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Tor Project Creates a New Version of a Tor-Enabled Mobile Device

The Tor Project has been making great strides in enhancing user privacy and security online. Their latest release promises to enhance mobile security, specifically that of devices running on Android-based platforms.
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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...

Tor Project Boosting Support to Secure Mobile Browsing

Increased censorship and online surveillance in some regions are increasingly becoming a concern for Internet users everywhere.This necessitates the development of anonymity tools to...

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...
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Tor Project Discontinues Supporting Tor Messenger

Developers from the Tor Project announced plans to cease working on the Tor Messenger after two and a half years of failed attempts to...

Mozilla Seeks Details On The FBI’s Pedophile Tor Hack

Last year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) hacked the hidden service Tor in order to track people who used child sex websites.
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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...

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.
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Tor Pledges Not To Implement Any Backdoors into Their Project

The Tor Project published a blog on August 9, 2016, revealing their new social contract which includes the “no backdoors” pledge. In the blog, The Project has also said that the tools they make help to promote and protect human rights and that they make it possible through a set of guiding principles, which for a long time had remained unspoken.

Iran blacklists Tor network, knocking 75 percent of users offline

By Patrick Howell O'Neill on July 30, 2014 EmailIran, one of the world’s biggest Internet censors, has begun blocking the Tor network.In the last...

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...

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...

DDoS Attacks On TOR

TorTor can serve as a proxy with exit nodes allowing users to browse anonymously website pages externally on World Wide Web.As a result, Tor...
DOJ Official Told Judges to Use Tor

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.

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.

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.

Tor and Mozilla Working on To Make Malware Attacks More Difficult

Law enforcement agencies and malicious hackers may have a harder time getting access to the IP addresses of Tor users. Thanks to upcoming security upgrades that Tor Project and the creators of Mozilla Firefox have been discreetly working on.
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Tor Joins Fight Against the Proposed Amendments to Rule 41

Tor finally broke their silence on September 12th concerning the proposed amendments to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, as Tor fervently opposed the idea in its entirety.
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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 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.
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Engineer Designed a Tor-Based System called “OnionDSL”

Lawmakers in the UK are currently closing in on their newest and most comprehensive legal regime for mass-surveillance since the Snowden revelations. UK’s Investigatory Powers bill seems very near towards being signed as a law, yet a determined network engineer will not easily surrender privacy in the surveillance fight and makes good use of Tor.

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.

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.

Recent Spike In Tor Hidden Services

Tor has become something of a hot debate lately. A security expert has spotted an unprecedented surge in the number of Tor hidden addresses...

Lebanon Library To Support Tor, Causes Debate

A huge debate between law enforcement and civil libertarians ensued after Kilton Public Library from Lebanon, New Hampshire, announced its intention to dedicate their computers to become part of the Tor network.

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 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.

Home Of Privacy Activists Operating Tor Exit Nodes Searched

March 30, Wednesday. 6:15am. Jan Bultmann and David Robinson, cofounders of the Seattle Privacy Coalition (SPC), were woken up at their condominium by a team of six detectives from the Seattle Police Department.
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Update Now – Critical TorMoil Vulnerability Found in Tor Browser

After recent revelations that the Tor browser was not as secure as users had previously thought, many cynics came out to say, “I told...
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TorWorld – A New Site for Tor Enthusiasts

Ever since its launch back in September 2002, the Tor project (The Onion Routing Project) has seen unprecedented growth to be in the frontline in providing anonymity and privacy to millions of internet users.

Attack on Tor Has Likely Stripped Users of Anonymity

Tor, the network used specifically for privacy and anonymity, just warned users of an attack meant to deanonymize people on the service.Anyone who used...

Zerodium Offers $1M for Tor Browser Zero-Day Exploits

Zerodium has made a new announcement that it will offer a huge sum for zero-days exploits on the Tor browser platform, and the amount...
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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...

Is the Tor Network Broken?

In the recent months it was also discussed about the possibility to track selected users on Tor networks with a technique known as Traffic...

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...

Exodus Flaw Leaked and Used to Unmask a Tor-Based Child Exploitation Site

Exodus Intel is one of the very few companies that develops, buys, and sells software vulnerabilities. The Exodus firm has proven to be useful as the government can use its exploits to hack those websites it deems conducting illicit activities, mostly Tor hidden services.

Tor Browser 7.0 Has Now Been Released

The latest iteration of the Tor Browser series is now released, joined by a wealth of new features exciting for users.Earlier this month, Tor...
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Further Tor Vulnerabilities Discovered: Public IP Address of Tor Hidden Sites Identified via SSL...

Millions of people all over the world depend on the Tor network to browse the internet securely and privately every day. However, Tor is...
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Tor Contributor Lucky Green Quits The Project

One of the earliest contributors to the Tor Project, Lucky Green, decided to quit and close down all the important nodes that are under his administrative purview. Green, the man who recently decided to leave the Project, was associated with it even before the network was named as Tor.
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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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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.

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