Tor stinks

Pierluigi Paganini August 25, 2014
A dark wing of the intelligence supports the Tor Project

Experts working at US and UK Intelligence agencies on monthly base leak Tor vulnerabilities to the developers at the Tor Project. The BBC reported that the executive director of the Tor Project revealed that both US and UK intelligence agencies share bugs anonymously with Tor developers. The circumstance is quite surprising considering that both NSA and GCHQ […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2014
Hackers can break Tor Network Anonimity with USD 3000

Security experts Alexander Volynkin and Michael McCord will present at the next Black Hat 2014 a method to break Tor network anonymity with just USD 3000. Is the popular Tor network broken? In the recent months, after the Showden’s revelations, many security experts have started to investigate on the possibility that the US intelligence, and […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 23, 2014
Who is spying on Tor network exit nodes from Russia?

Researchers Winter and Lindskog identified 25 nodes of Tor network that tampered with web traffic, decrypted the traffic, or censored websites. Two researchers, Philipp Winter and Stefan Lindskog of Karlstad University in Sweden, presented the results of a four-month study  conducted to test Tor network exit nodes for sneaky behavior, it has been discovered that a not specified Russian […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2013
How NSA tries to compromise Tor anonymity. Tor Stinks document

Top-secret presentation Tor Stinks leaked by Snowden shows the techniques implemented by the NSA to overwhelm Tor Anonymity with manual analysis. Tor anonymity has been debated many times, according to majority security experts it was one of the most secure ways to stay online being far from prying eyes avoiding government surveillance. Recently a series of events have completely changed […]