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SAFECOOKIE authentication with a single script

https://stem.torproject.org/faq.html#i-m-using-safe-cookie-authentication I am trying to automate the process. Problem is that nc/netcat,socat,telnet client response has to act based on the server ...
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Cookie vs safe-cookie authentication and an adversory with access to cookie file

After reading about Tor's authentication mechanisms based on cookies: https://stem.torproject.org/faq.html#i-m-using-cookie-authentication and https://stem.torproject.org/faq.html#i-m-using-safe-...
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Should my custom application modify torrc to authenticate itself in ControlPort?

I want to do strange thing. I write a custom application (distributed forums node) that will run on the same computer with TorBrowser and use tor process to create temporary hidden service and serve ...
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MAC usage in Tor

Does every packet Tor sends have a MAC tag concatenated onto the end of the packet paylod? If so, how do they avoid pocket size overflow? Or is the MAC for a whole stream of packets??
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Are packets signed before encryption in Tor?

When the clients sends a packet through relay nodes, is each packet signed then encrypted? If so, how do the relay nodes know the client's static public key to check the signature, as knowing this ...
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Is it possible to track history when browsing in tor under l3 authentication system of college?

My college has recently started to use l3 authentication, the one in which you have to login each time to access the internet. This has enabled them to collect logs for each individual user. Is it ...
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Tor and stem library : non consistent error message with wrong password

I'm writing a little program trying to connect to Tor (v0.2.9.10) using the stem library (v1.5.4). I've taken inspiration from this page : https://stem.torproject.org/api/control.html For now it ...
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I can not autenticate on web portal using Tor Browser [closed]

I am trying desperately to login over Tor browser to some web server (www.azet.sk) using certificate Ringier Axel Springer Certificate authentication. Result is always error message such as inserted ...
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Control Port telnet AUTHENTICATE without any password

As mentioned in stem.torproject: If your torrc doesn't have a CookieAuthentication or HashedControlPassword then to authenticate you will simply call AUTHENTICATE after connecting without any ...
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How does "HiddenServiceAuthorizeClient" work?

Reading here I understand that only clients that are listed are authorized to access the hidden service, but how does it work? I mean, is my hidden service really hidden? If a client is not ...
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How to enable NTLM auth in Tor Browser on Windows?

How I can enable NTLM auth in Tor Browser on Windows? I tried to change network.auth.force-generic-ntlm-v1 to true, but it not works. I need to authenticate on IIS 8.5 server that require NTLM ...
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Tor Hidden Service with authentication

I would like to develop a small hidden service that require authentication, i.e. the first thing that must show up is the login page. I'm pretty newbie in all this web-services world and some ...
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Why isn't `control_auth_cookie` being created?

On Ubuntu, how come Tor (0.2.4.20-1) doesn't create control_auth_cookie anywhere on the system after enabling CookieAuthentication in /etc/tor/torrc? # /etc/init.d/tor start * Starting tor daemon... ...
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authenticate telnet connection

I tried connecting to tor in TBB 3.5.1, OS X 10.8.5 using telnet localhost 9151 but since CookieAuthentication is set it requires authentication. From the manual CookieAuthentication 0|1 If this ...
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How to use Hidden Service Authentication?

How can Hidden Service Authentication be used? I never saw documentation about that anywhere.
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