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.

DOJ Dismisses Playpen Case to Keep Disclosure of Tor Hack

Dark web networks such as Tor have been in the spotlight of law enforcement agencies in recent years.This is largely due to the increased...

Introducing OnionChat, The First Anonymous Web Chat Service For Tor

A few months ago, a developer released a cool service for TOR users and we thought we would share the post for people 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...
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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...

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...

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...

OpenBazaar To Enhance Users’ Anonymity with Tor Integration

OpenBazaar is an online marketplace that is introducing a new approach to its e-commerce platform. Unlike the typical centralized service marketplaces like eBay, OpenBazaar...

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...

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,...

Wikipedia Editors Now Use Tor After Receiving Threats

Following the onslaught of pervasive threats on the lives and well-being of a number of Wikipedia editors, they have now resorted to hiding their identities under the cloak of anonymity offered by Tor.

What is TorFlow?

The number of users on Tor has been growing substantially bigger over the last couple of years. It is not very difficult to understand why. Tor stands for anonymous web browsing - a method that largely enhances each user’s cyber security and privacy. This networking protocol will make any data relayed across several servers unidentifiable.
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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.

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...

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...
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Introduction to TOR

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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...

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.
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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...

What are Some of the Different Ways of Using Tor?

The Tor network, the brainchild of the Tor Project, has grown to become the most popular and effective anonymity tool since its conception.

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...

“Autonomy Cube” Serves As A Tor Relay

It has been some years since Trevor Paglen became part of a fine artists’ movement that has been helping gallery-goers to deal with government spying and online privacy.
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Tor Browser 6.0.5 Has Been Released

Tor Browser 6.0.5 is now available for download. The latest release of the Tor dark web browser comes with a number of improvements, one of which is a crucial security update.
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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.

Tor Project Launches New Mobile App Called “OONIProbe”

The Tor Project has yet again reaffirmed their commitment towards safeguarding online privacy, this time with the launch of a new mobile app called OONIProbe.

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.
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Tor Project Wants To Create New Security System For IoT

According to reports, the Guardian Project, Tor Project, and Home Assistant have come together to create a new security system that can protect IoT (Internet of Things) devices.

Executive Director Wants To Make Tor Browser More User-Friendly

Freedom fighter that she is, one who cares about technology and people’s personal privacy and security, Shari Steele rightfully sits as executive director of the non-profit Tor Project.Tor’s new boss took on this job after 15 years of leading the EFF or Electronic Frontier Foundation as executive director, which she has built into an international powerhouse for online rights protection.
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FBI Not To Hand Over Tor Exploit For National Security Reason

Tor ExploitThe Federal Bureau of Investigation is choosing not to hand over the Tor exploit it used to track and arrest 1,500 users of...

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.

Stormy, Tor’s simple Deep Web publishing tool, set for September launch

Tor is not only one of the most powerful privacy tools to ever hit the Internet. Crucially, it's also becoming one of the easiest to use.This...

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...
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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 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...

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.
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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.

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.

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.

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

Texas Lawyer Sues Tor for Providing Tools Used by Revenge Porn Site

UPDATE: It turns out the Tor Project is now not getting sued, see the story . Encryption service Tor has been caught up in a...
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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.

DRM-Protected Files Used to Deanonymize Tor Browser Users

Up until recently, DRM-protected multimedia files have been used in Windows primarily to spread malware.
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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...

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...

Tor to Enhance Users’ Privacy and Security

In the internet era, user privacy has become a hot-button issue in many jurisdictions.This has led to the development of more than 800 encryption...

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-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...

TOR Totals 120 Million Downloads

In the year since Edward Snowden’s leaks lifted the veil on the National Security Agency’s massive global surveillance apparatus, the powerful online anonymity tool...
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Turks Flock to Tor after Government Blocked Popular Social Media Sites

The hard-fought censorship battle going on between the Turkish government and its citizens is still raging as Turkish citizens are finding more and more ways to avoid the government’s measures to stop them from accessing social media sites.

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...

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