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Why does Torbutton circuit view not consistently show the correct exit node?

Making an arbitrary number of new identities will eventually cause the circuit view in Torbutton to show the wrong exit node. This is a screenshot I took to show the problem. Notice Torbutton thinks ...
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Are the LinkWidth attacks still a threat?

Recently i have found a pdf talking about an attack using so-called “LinkWidth” against tor network, here it is https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/aa31/f6e8676e6c1a531854e4337649f0556e9280.pdf The ...
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Why this warning?

Get this warning every time. Started a couple of months ago. Googled around but didn't find anything useful. System: Nov 11 09:06:53.748 [notice] Tor 0.3.1.8 (git-868c1b2b1eb7225a) running on Linux ...
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How do we extend our privacy on TOR circuit?

The Tor Browser bounces your communications data through distributed network of relays by encrypting traffic in at least three layers selected from thousands of volunteer computers, thus making ...
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How safe are Tor exit nodes… really?

From everything I've seen and read about Tor, it seems like the exit nodes are the single point of potential failure if one is using Tor as a client. Stated differently, from what I understand the ...
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Can't use Reddit on Tor - What do I do?

I can't sign up for Reddit because I'm unable to open the reCAPTCHA. It said my computer may be sending automating queries, which I'm pretty sure is because I'm connecting from Tor and they are ...
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Why do I appear as a Tor exit node despite ExitPolicy reject *:*

In the circuit, why does my node (hi-lighted) appear to be an exit node? Or am I reading it wrong? My exit policy is ExitPolicy reject *:*
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How to use tor exit node and VPN to break through GFW in China?

I am trying to deploy private tor network in China. This whole private tor network is unconnected with the Tor on the Internet. Due to GFW in China, I can only visit domestic internet via my private ...
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Do tor exit nodes see the URL you're connecting to?

If you connect to a website using https with a some information in the URL, can an exit node see the URL being connected to?
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How to detect user using the TOR broswer using private/load balancer ips of AWS

I have used the below code from link to detect the browser is TOR or not. Code But when the server is hosted on AWS, we didn't get the exact $_SERVER['SERVER_ADDR'] as the AWS is providing the ...
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No activity showing for Tor exit relay

Ive been testing a run of a tor exit relay on a vps which has been active for a few hours however, when using nyx to show traffic stats it shows little to no usage. Ive also tried searching for my ...
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How can I make Tor work with an ExitNode from Portugal?

I live in Brazil, and I need an ExitNode from Portugal. When I put ExitNodes {pt} StrictNodes 1 into torrc, it stay on "Requesting relay information". I can use ExitNodes {us} and {br} properly. ...
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Deduce amount of traffic routed out of the Tor network compared traffic routed to hidden services

On the metrics page of the Tor network, there are two statistics that caught my eye: There is one dataset on the Onion-service traffic (both v2 & v3) and another dataset listing traffic for guards ...
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Error message in Exit-Relay Tor

I'm running an Exit-Relay Tor through SSH and it shows an error message: Tried to establish rendezvous on non-OR circuit with purpose Acting as rendezvous (pending)' and it duplicates itself many ...
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Download large files over tor?

If I download a large (3GB) file using torsocks like so: torsocks wget http://website.com/largefile.txt Will tor change the Exit IP every x minutes for the duration of the download or will it ...
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Can't watch BBC iPlayer content despite UK IP

BBC iPlayer content can be watched in UK only. I added this to torrc file: ExitNodes {gb} StrictNodes 1 GeoIPExcludeUnknown 1 AllowSingleHopCircuits 0 When I check my IP it always locates it in UK, ...
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I've successfully specified my exit node to be US, but Spotify Webplayer still detects a different country. How can I fix this?

I've configured Tor to always have a US exit node, but when I go to the URL for Spotify Web Player, it says Spotify has not been released in your country yet (Spotify is released in the US). I have ...
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How to Detect Tor Usage From Old Network Traces?

As part of some computer forensics work, I have been asked to look at network traces (showing IP addresses and port numbers) from several years ago, to see if someone was using Tor. I have heard that ...
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Need a step by step to run a relay on Windows

I've looked at https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-relay.html.en Not enough detail in there for me to go ahead. E.g. ... """ Tor's configuration file is named 'torrc'. Locate the file on your ...
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IPv6 Exit Policy Summary none defined

Does that means that I'm an exit node if somebody connects to me through IPv6?
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is it possible for an exit node operator to reroute traffic through the tor network?

is it possible for an exit node operator to reroute traffic through the tor network, despite all the disadvantages? What effect would that have anonymity and finally what would happen if the software ...
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Specify custom DNS server

Is it possible to specify a custom DNS server so that the targeted website can see it? Otherwise ExitNodes {us} is useless if the website is geoblocking by DNS flag which is not shown clearly most of ...
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How to change Tor exit node when using multiple SocksPorts?

I'm using Tor with multiple SocksPorts. Does anyone know how I can programmatically change the exit for each SocksPort separately? The code below changes the exit nodes for all the SocksPorts -- I ...
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How to know if exit nodes are the bottleneck

I've read that the exit nodes are the bottleneck of the tor network, and I've also read the opposite. Did the answer change at some point or is it changing often? What is the best way to determine if ...
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would torify use the same circuit as tbb when both are in operation?

Let's say I'm using both tbb and torify at the same time. For e.g. I'm using tor to browser/look at tor.stackexchange.com. At the same time I am running torify on a different url say https://aaa.bbb....
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Configuring Tor to provide relays for users in specific countries

I have looked for a relevant answer to this question and not found it, so am asking the question myself. I am asking this question because my most important motive for setting up a Tor exit relay ...
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censorship and tbb exit nodes.

The three gifts that tor and tbb give are anonymity, privacy and no censorship or so I believed. For last few days/weeks I have been observing that quite a few domains don't work on tor anymore. While ...
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Can I exit from a specific country or node?

Lets say I want to get Netflix to work via Tor. Currently I keep pressing "new identity" until my traffic is exiting from a country supported by Netflix. I use Tor bridges to access the network. Is ...
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How does TOR route back to the originator while maintaining privacy? [duplicate]

Obviously, the original IP address of the TOR user isn't available to the website they are viewing, but when the website responds back to the exit node, what information is the exit node maintaining ...
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Is it possible to find hidden service IPs by compromising an end node of a client connecting to it?

So the TOR works basically by sending a encrypted packet across multiple computers. The packet is encrypted such that only the first computer on the relay knows the user's IP, and the last computer ...
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Setting up an exit node on VPS along with a VPN. Impact to anonymity?

If I run a VPS (using Orange VPS provider out of Iceland, purchased with monero-filtered bitcoin) as a TOR exit node, and that VPS (running Streisand) is also the VPS I use for a privately controlled ...
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Use only specifics exit nodes for a site

In torrc, using AllowDotExit and MapAddress I can specify only one exit node for "mysite.com". For example with: AllowDotExit 1 MapAddress mysite.com mysite.com.mynode.exit With ExitNodes and ...
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notice Tried for 122 seconds to get a connection to scrubbed:80. Giving up

Getting error while sending multiple http requests through tor circuit. Sep 18 17:59:13.000 [notice] New control connection opened. Sep 18 17:59:28.000 [warn] Destination '[scrubbed]' seems to be an ...
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Tor exit operators: What DNS do you use?

I was reading a couple articles on identity and information leaks from DNS. I was just curious to know how many TOR exit node operators run their own DNS servers as opposed to going through another ...
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Running a Tor relay using Orbot

I cannot see options to run tor relay or exit node from Orbot (Android App). I think it would be a very awesome feature to have on mobile devices because mobile devices have very good uptime like ...
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Good DNS services for exit nodes

Open DNS and others hijack failed DNS lookups. Some DNS services censor or block access to sites due to government or corporate coercion. Is there a list of preferred DNS servers, ones that don't ...
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Does TOR client (Expert Bundle) work as an exit node by default?

I have downloaded TOR Expert Bundle standalone application. Does it work as an exit node by default? UPDATE. Related: Does running the Tor browser turn me into a (exit) relay? Important. My question ...
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Fingerprint is marked rejected

[warn] http status 400 ("Fingerprint is marked rejected -- please contact us?") response from dirserver '171.25.193.9:443'. Please correct. That's what I got in tor logs after starting new exit node ...
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How do I take my Tor node offline permanently?

I run a Tor node on a virtual private server, and for various mundane reasons I do not want to continue operating this particular VPS. In other words, I will be removing a Tor node from the network. ...
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How a node get a exit flag? [duplicate]

I read this article and I understand how a node can become a entry guard but I didn't found documentation about how a node become a exit node? Where I can found documentations or articles similar to ...
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How do we find out the identities of online scammer(s) who used TOR?

A TOR node http://85.93.218.204/ was used for an online scam and more than 20 falilies were involved. How can we uncover identifiable information (such as IP addresses, devices and etc) of these ...
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Difficulties right off the bat

What the heck is a relay & an Exit relay? I assume that if I have to pay for bandwidth then operating as an exit relay is both costly & unwise? How can I determine whether I am set up as an ...
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Configuring my tor to be a relay [closed]

I quote from the official https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-relay.html "If you have at least 2 megabits/s for both upload and download, please help out Tor by configuring your Tor to be a ...
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Does a Tor exit node change when a new Tor cct is assigned? [duplicate]

If say Tor changes circuits every few minutes, and lets say you have a session open with a HTTPS site (probably doesn't matter if http or https), say a bank or Facebook, twitter etc, when a cct ...
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Exitnodes: safe?

I've configured the torrc file to use a specific exitnode with strictexitnode 1. I want to know if this compromised my privacy in any way. If I understand it correctly, Tor would still have two ...
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Argentinian Exit node not working on Tor [duplicate]

Windows 10 with Tor browser 6.5.2 (based on Mozilla Firefox 45.9.0) My problem is that I was using exit node from Argentina (AR) in my torrc file without problem till now. From today with AR exit ...
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Avoiding exit-nodes with ISP-/country-based blocks of a site?

Is it possible to avoid exit-nodes where a site is blocked by the exit-node's ISP (or - I guess - government)? So my questions are: Can specific exit-nodes be "turned off"? Can groups of exit nodes ...
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Tor Browser Bundle Single-Hop

I downloaded the Tor source. I could compile it and run it with the changes to the or.h file creating a single hop for better tor speed. As explain in this topic: How to decrease number of Tor hops? ...
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Looking for up to date tutorial on running multiple tor exit nodes on one machine

I have: Debian 8 two IPs on the Linux machine What would be the best way to run multiple tor (exit-)server instances on this machine? I guess I have to define multiple torrc files and also have an ...
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ExitPolicy reject *:* some traffic seems to sneak throu anyway?

I have a Tor Relay running at home on a a small Raspberry Pi (pushing 50Mbit/s) with an ExitPolicy reject :. Tor Atlas confirms that the Relay is not an Exit Node (https://atlas.torproject.org/#...