anonymizing Darknet

Pierluigi Paganini October 02, 2016
DefecTor – Deanonymizing Tor users with the analysis of DNS traffic from Tor exit relays

Researchers devised two correlation attacks, dubbed DefecTor, to deanonymize Tor users using also data from observation of DNS traffic from Tor exit relays. Law enforcement and intelligence agencies dedicate an important commitment in the fight of illegal activities in the Dark Web where threat actors operate in a condition of pseudo-anonymity. A group of security researchers at […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 22, 2016
Tor Project and the new anti-tampering measures for its software

Tor Project revealed how the organization has conducted a three-year long work to improve its ability to detect fraudulent software. The experts at the Tor Project are working to improve the resilience of the anonymizing network to cyber attacks, in particular, they aim to quickly detect any surveillance activity conducted by tempering the Tor system. The researchers fear […]