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94% of Tor Traffic is Malicious, According To CloudFlare

A recent report from CloudFlare says that over 94 percent of all the requests that come from across the Tor browsing network are of a malicious nature.That is, they use Tor to scam or phish or cause digital chaos.However, this does not seem to represent the whole story

The Shadow Brokers Dumps More Alleged Exploits

The Shadow Brokers, a rogue hacking outfit that stole data from the NSA, has released the password to a previous file dump.
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Best Anonymous Messaging Apps

With hacking attempts and NSA surveillance news hogging the internet, it’s not surprising to see the average user feel paranoid about their privacy. After...

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.
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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.

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.

Bitcoin Creator Finally Revealed His Identity

Bitcoin is the dominant player over cryptocurrencies, allowing consumers to make electronic transactions without any fees, nor have to use commercial banks, companies, or the government as intermediaries.

Hacking Group “The Shadow Brokers” Leaked More Files”

The Shadow Brokers are at it again, this time having released what they call “a Halloween special trick or treat for Amerikanskis.” This release follows their bigger, more hard-hitting leak in August this year when they availed NSA hacking tools for anyone to download

Two VPN Servers Seized By Authorities

A VPN provider by the name Perfect Privacy was targeted by the Dutch police on the 24th of August after two of their servers were seized for investigation. No notice whatsoever had been issued beforehand, and the VPN provider only came to know of the incident after they were informed by a Rotterdam hosting company by the name I3D.
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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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Firefox Browser to Implement Tor-Based Privacy Feature

If you have wondered how ads keep popping up on your monitor that relate to some of the sites you had recently visited, it...

Over 1 Million People Support the Pardon Snowden Campaign

The relentless push to secure a presidential pardon for former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden has recently reached a new milestone. The Pardon Snowden campaign addressed a petition to outgoing President Barrack Obama.

Teen Arrested for Making Anonymous Bomb Threats

An Israeli teenager is under arrest on suspicion that he used various anonymity tools to make hoax bomb threats to Jewish institutions.

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...

Security Vulnerabilities Could Let Hackers Access In-Flight Systems

Cyber-hijacking an airplane and taking control of its flight capabilities is a recipe for a thrilling and scary action movie. You know what’s scary? The category for such film is simply an action movie and not a science fiction one. This is because such scenario is certainly possible according to this online security group.
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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.

U.S. Orders to Stop Using Kaspersky Software in Federal Agencies

The United States government has just passed a ban regarding the use and operation of security software developed by a leading Russian brand, citing...

Bail Denied to Alleged NSA Leaker

Alleged National Security Agency leaker Reality Winner was once again denied bail by federal judge Brian Epps after the case prosecutors cautioned that she...

Loopix: A New Anonymity Network

“Loopix” is a newly developed anonymity network that can be an alternative to Tor, the popular dark web browser. The mix-based architecture of the...

Behavioral Profiling – Risk To Anonymity And Privacy

Deriving information from a person from a website they visit is not something new, but making an inference from their speed of keying in...

Freenet – Another Secure Anonymity Browser

The erosion of privacy and growth of censorship on the internet increasingly threaten freedom of expression in the digital age.Information flows are becoming subject...

Should Edward Snowden Be Given A Pardon?

The recently released biopic by Oliver Stone that is based on the actions of former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, Edward Snowden, has inspired the campaign for his pardon. This movement aims to call on President Barack Obama to pardon the man behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA’s history.

Russia Has Received No Request for Edward Snowden Extradition to US

The United States has not made any formal request to Russia for the deportation of Edward Snowden as of yet, according to Edward Snowden’s attorney Anatoly Kucherena.

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.

Why Australian Dark Web Users Should Be Worried

Australians’ online privacy is in jeopardy as ISPs and telecom companies now have to collect and store all phone and internet activity.

Sci-Hub Has A New Feature

Sci-Hub has introduced a new feature, a Telegram Messenger app, which helps users to search for peer-reviewed academic papers. Users’ communication with the app is encrypted.
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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.

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...

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.

“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.

The NSA Surveillance Is Not Ending Any Time Soon

Thanks to the leaks made by Edward Snowden two years ago, most people are now aware that the NSA has the power of unwarranted...
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.
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VPN Browser Extensions for Chrome Leak Users’ DNS

Recent reports made on cybersecurity have confirmed that DNS requests are being leaked to other entities by VPN tools.Chrome extensions proved to be leaking...

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.

Tor – A Beginner’s Guide

Intro: If you want to browse the Deep Web, Tor, The Onion Router, is a critical first step.Without it your dreams of deep web adventures,...
Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

OPM Data Appears To Be For Sale – Is it Legit?

Back in Mid-April, the Office of Personnel Management in the US discovered a major security breach that had caused on the leaking of data...

How HTML5 May Bring In New Internet Security Threats

Over the past few years, there have been a lot of changes affecting the key technologies that power the internet.HTML is the dominant web...

Operating Systems for Browsing the Dark Web: Windows, Mac, or Linux?

If you are reading this, then you have obviously decided to take a trip down the rabbit hole into the dark web.Like any other...
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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...

Hacker Known As “Cracka” Arrested Over FBI, DHS Data Breaches

FBI and DHS Data BreachesCops in East Midlands, England have arrested a 16 yr. old boy allegedly behind the FBI and DHS data breaches. The...

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 Claimed “Snoopers’ Charter” Is A Threat To Citizens

On 4th November 2015, UK Home Secretary Theresa May released new rules that would give government intelligence agencies power to snoop on private data of UK citizens. The bill which was laid out in a 299-page document outlined the amendments the government wants to make regarding the interception as well as hacking of devices and computers so as to seamlessly access information when probing a case.

Spamhaus Hacker Will No Longer Spend Time In Jail

Sven Olaf Kamphuis, the Dutch hacker responsible for the biggest cyber-attack of all time, is apparently a free man once again after most of his sentence was suspended by the court.
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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.

Edward Snowden Wants to Protect Journalists and Sources

Former CIA employee and contractor for the United States government, Edward Snowden is reportedly working to build a hardware tool to protect journalists and whistleblowers from state surveillance and government-sponsored hackers.

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.
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Grams Darknet Search Engine Shuts Down

In 2014, a ground-breaking invention made its debut. Referred to as Grams, this was an exclusive darknet search engine designed to ease access to...

Tor Strengthening Security With “Selfrando” Technique

According to reports, the Tor project researchers are beefing up the security of their browser so that it is kept safe from hacking attempts made by government investigating agencies such as the FBI. The security researchers are specifically testing a new technique called “Selfrando” to protect the browser from the exploits of the hackers.
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Some Ways to Share Files Anonymously

File sharing and anonymous peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing, in particular, have always been a hot-button issue in propriety as well as open source software communities. There is a myriad of reasons why internet users might seek to share files anonymously, with the first that comes to mind being the plight of whistleblowers or political activists trying to avoid persecution.

Secure And Anonymous Email Service

Name: Lelantos Description: Lelantos is a secure and anonymous email service operating and offering its services to Tor users.Given its nature as an anonymous email provider,...

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