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Does my internet speed matter?

Does my internet speed matter if I use same circuit, nodes/hops? There are 3 PC's: 1st one is connected to 100Mbps internet speed 2nd 500Mbps internet speed 3rd 1Gbps internet speed In case all of ...
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ExitNodes not respected on particular website

I have ExitNodes {rs},{kr},{sy},{cn} StrictNodes 1 set in my ./Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/torrc file. It respects these ExitNodes on every website I've tried: except this website where it switches ...
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THE TOR BROWSER AND PUBLIC EXIT NODES

i wanted to run some traffic to a bunch of websites, from tor browser. i wanna know exactly if the websites owners well detect i'am running traffic from tor, by detecting tor exit nodes. what ...
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Is it ok to run other services on an Exit relay?

The Tor documentation suggests not to host an exit relay on your home network (or at least if it's your only connection) because all your local traffic will be viewed as coming from Tor as well, and ...
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Tor deanonymization via ISPs

We known that an adversary can deanonymize a user (on clearnet) if it controls both the guard and the exit node. But is that neccesary? We know that the NSA gets huge amounts of data from the internet....
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Relation Between ORPort Choice and Amount of Exit Relay Traffic

According to Tor Relay Guide: ORPort 443 is recommended because it is often one of the few open ports on the public WIFI networks... Port 9001 is another commonly used ORPort. I am running an exit ...
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Is there a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time?

I wonder if there is a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time? There are too many steps to perform this. Too bad that ...
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Tor network used a little bit of my relay bandwidth. Why?

I have a Tor exit relay for about 6 months and assign 1600 KBps for RelayBandwidthRate. Until a week ago, used bandwidth on my relay was equal to 600-700 KBps. But in this last 6 days, used bandwidth ...
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can't run different instance of tor on separate DataDirecotry due to permission error

I'm trying to run different instances of tor simultaneously. One without exit node set and one with set exit note. To do so, I have to change the port and change the DataDirectory as well (Correct?). ...
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How to block\allow specific ip in my Exit-relay Tor

I'd like to know if there is a way I can block / allow specific ip's address to access my Exit-relay.
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How to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity?

Does anyone knows how to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity? When I get the tor browser running and trying to get new identity by clicking on green Torbutton on the top left corner, ...
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Problem getting Tor exit node from a bash script

I have been trying to get the IP address of the tor exit node from a bash script. I have tried torifying the usual methods found in various posts in forums for getting one's local IP address. For ...
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Port forwarding on debian before setting tor exit relay live required?

Before setting exit relay live, do i have to setup port forwarding for 9001, as ORPort is using it if so then how i will do it on Debian Stretch 9.0. Torrc file below; ORPort 9001 DirPort 80 ...
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Multiple ip addresses for tor exit nodes

Is it possible for tor exit nodes, or all nodes to have multiple ip addresses say 2 billion so that they alternate each user request through those ip addresses because presently tor addresses are ...
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Making Data Transactions Ambiguous

I just signed up on the TOR StackExchange. Let me preface my question by warning everybody that I am not a technical expert and apologizing in advance if some of my assumptions are incorrect or naive. ...
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Use Tor as Proxy for Internet

I want to use Tor as a proxy. Or more specifically reroute my Internet traffic from for example my browser over Tor to change my location. I found out you can set entry and exit nodes by country if ...
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Tor keeps in “searching informations about the relay” when ExitNodes parameter is set in torcc file

I added some lines in my torcc file. At first I added: ExitNodes {fr},{be},{ch},{lu},{mc} StrictNodes 1 When I launch Tor with Vidalia it keeps in the state "searching informations about the relay",...
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How can I configure android Tor browser version 9.5 to use my prefered exitnodes?

I have already attempted to A: Change torrc file located at /data/data/org.torproject.torbrowser/app_torservice/torrc, but this file is rewritten at app launch. B: Do the same but 'live', (i.e. ...
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How can the “Exit Node” be trusted?

What is preventing the "Exit Node" from tampering with the message going to the server, or the message coming back to the user. As far as I understand, the "Exit Node" can read the unencrypted message,...
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Is there a public list of Tor public nodes that are gateway or exit nodes?

Where is there an official list of tor gateway and exit nodes?
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IRAN blocked tor network, THE NEW CHINA?

recently we noticed that Iran's government by using firewall or blocking tor exit nodes or .... has blocked access to websites hosted inside, no websites inside Iran is accessible via tor. we thought ...
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Detect TOR users with IPv6 exit addresses

I need to redirect visitors to .onion site if they come using Tor Browser. It's okay if they have IPv4 IPs (e.g. 51.15.86.162 belongs to tor exit nodes list). But how to do that in case of IPv6 ...
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Is the “Ron's Coffee” Tor-related hack technically possible in episode 1x01 of Mr. Robot?

In the episode 1x01 of Mr. Robot, Elliot confronts the owner of Ron's Coffee. He basically states that the man is hosting illegal (child pornography) content served in the form of a website that the ...
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IRC traffic while using tor

I sniffed the traffic using wireshark while using IRC via TOR, the traffic is encrypted of course cuz its done i in the application layer (i think, correct 4 me if i am wrong). now the traffic is ...
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How did Ross William Ulbricht get caught if he was inside the TOR network and did not leave through the exit node?

The question is simple. If Ross William Ulbricht running a darknet market inside a TOR network and he never exits through the exit node, and obviously he won't need to, so how did he get caught? I ...
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How to hide my tor exit node from getting detected?

Some websites detect my exit node and understand i am using tor browser and won't let me in their websites. VPN's do not prevent it from happening. neither does proxies. What can i do to hide my true ...
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ExitNodes not making any circuits

I'm running Linux Mint 19.1 and I apt-get installed tor and it is running fine. However if I add the line ExitNodes {us} to /etc/tor/torrc and restart the tor service, the service starts ...
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How can I set up the most useful Tor node?

I've heard of Torservers and Noisetor. I've considered donating to them, but I want to avoid consolidating the Tor network in those two organizations, so I'd like to operate my own Tor node. (I also ...
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Hidden Service in TestingTorNetwork connected to non-Exit Nodes

I set up a testing environment made of lxd containers on Ubuntu 18.04. Each container is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 image and runs Tor version 0.4.1.6. Specifically, I have the following running ...
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Extra Entry Guards, Duplicate Relays, and Similar Exit Nodes: Is this how Tor is supposed to work?

Similar nodes are acting as multiple exit nodes with names such as Pwner1 and Pwner2 and other exit nodes have exactly the same name for multiple circuits but with different fingerprints such as PWNEE....
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Why does Tor publish IP addresses of exit nodes?

I am new to Tor and currently trying to understand the architecture of onion routing. However, I came across this TorDNSEL which makes it possible (for a tool using TorDNSEL) to detect whether ...
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website is not accessible via tor [duplicate]

We were using tor network for scraping a website, browser less. recently the found the traffic is coming from tor network and blocked it all. domain is not accessible in tor browser . the question is ...
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Is it a good idea to host an exit node on behind a VPN?

I have a VPS with a lot of high-speed spare bandwidth that I'd like to donate. But my VPS host does not allow hosting TOR exit nodes, due to the abuse complaints. So I figured I'd just setup my exit ...
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Which one of the relay nodes need to get compromised for client de-anonymization?

Tor can't protect against traffic confirmation (also known as end-to-end correlation), where an attacker tries to confirm an hypothesis by monitoring the right locations in the network and then doing ...
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How can you reduce the chances of connecting to a malicious exit node?

What can you do to avoid connecting with a malicious exit node? Besides choosing a country where you are less likely to have a malicious exit node. What countries do you think are more likely to be ...
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Batch use curl/wget/aria2c with Tor and open a new Tor route for each download?

Can I use curl/wget/aria2c with Tor for batch downloads and appearing from a new exit node for each download? That is, I want to feed curl/wget/aria2c 1000 links to download over http(s) that each ...
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How can Tor users and Tor Network protect themselves from an exit node that is actively logging or manipulating exit traffic?

Tor Exit nodes are the last hop in the circuit a Tor client establishes to reach a service in the Internet. Exit nodes handle the actual traffic of the client, either it's encrypted or not. That ...
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How to bypass sites that blocks tor?

Tor has many mechanisms for obfuscating its traffic to prevent packet inspection. The "meek" pluggable transport helps to hide this deep packet inspection and hide it as https traffic. (This works ...
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Are contents of a hidden service secure if the service is HTTP?

If I host a hidden service without HTTPS, can a compromised exit node (on either server side or client side), read or write any contents of the site? Also, is it more secure to use HTTPS on a hidden ...
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How to specify ExitNodes in Linux?

You can edit torrc file in Windows version and add something like ExitNodes {US}. And this will make your Tor Browser connect to .us proxies only. If you add this at the end of torrc file in /etc/tor/...
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Financial Cost of Running an exit node

I heard today at a conference that running an exit node can be upwards of $1000/day USD in bandwidth costs. The same person says that it could cost over $100/day to run a middle node. I know this isn'...
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TOR EXIT NODE PORT

I want to be a tor exit node, I have mentioned "ExitRelay1" but nyx shows ExitPolicy as reject. I don't understand the torrc code at all. Pls help me out. My internal port 443 is forwarded to port ...
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Using a custom exit node for Tor?

I want to be able to change my geolocation on Tor, but I can't figure out how to do that. I'm a complete noob, so forgive me for my rudimentary understanding of how things work. Browsers can read the ...
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TOR browser - -ExcludeNodes doesn't work

Using Linux, at torrc. Format used: (at end file) ExcludeNodes {...},{...},{...},{...} ExcludeExitNodes {...},{...},{...},{...} Continues connecting to excluded country nodes. Know how to fix?
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Need some information about running tor exit Relay

I'm thinking about buying a computer to run an exit relay. I wonder what specs would be coherent ? Or should I use a VPS ? I have a 500mbps fiber connection at home. Thank you
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Brave Browser's Bundled Tor reveals browser through search, is this a privacy issue?

Description When using private window Tor mode I was surprised to see that Brave passes a browser identifier in the url of the search. It seems having &t=brave in the url makes identifying the ...
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how to figure out how many relays are there in your tor URL?

Previously, reportedly there used to be three relays when you used torbrowser to go to your actual destination . Your browser - relay1 (some IP country A) - relay 2 (some IP, country B) - relay 3 (...
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Why does Tor always use the same entry point 95.154.221.3

My first IP (entry point) is always 95.154.221.3. Should that not change at some point. I realize it will not change with each identity change, but should it not change after a certain period of time? ...
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Can Tor nodes know their position in the circuit?

It is documented which node knows what. I'm wondering if the nodes in the circuit know their own relative position. For normal three relay paths, they certainly can infer their position: the exit ...
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Why guard and exit nodes are allowed to be from same country?

If one's connection is corrupted when your guard and exit node is the same person (that can then analyze your traffic and based on that figure out your IP), why does Tor allow them to be from the same ...

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