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Could there be such a thing as an "imposter" Tor?

Could anyone mistakenly download an "imposter" version of Tor?

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It does exists. When I helped people I saw some examples of fake Tor and Tor Browser Bundle distributions. One of them was so good-tinkered that even mimiced tor's standart output and error messages, and even tried to work!

  • Thank you Alexey. How does one verify a "signature?" – Tomadeus Jan 30 '17 at 15:17
  • like this via GnuPG – Alexey Vesnin Jan 30 '17 at 16:36

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