confirmation attacks

Pierluigi Paganini July 26, 2015
HORNET, the High-Speed Tor-Like encrypted anonymous network

A group of six academics has developed Hornet, a new high-speed anonymity network that promises to be a valid alternative to the popular Tor network. Hornet allows for anonymous web surfing protecting the user’s privacy. The principal advantage HORNET has respect other anonymizing networks like Tor, is the speed. The Hornet is able to manage anonymous traffic […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 31, 2014
Discovered attacks to compromise TOR Network and De-Anonymize users

On July 4 2014 Tor Team discovered a group of malicious relays that they assume were trying to deanonymize Tor Network users with confirmation attack technique. Tor network is an excellent technology to ensure users’ online anonymity, thanks to the Tor network users can hide online activities, staying far from the prying eyes of governments and […]