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How many Tor relays between the HS server to IP, RP, and HSDir?

As far as I am aware that HS servers need to communicate with 3 points, which are Introduction point, Rendezvous point, and HS directory. So how many Tor relays are there in the circuit between the HS ...
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How can I download descriptors of hidden services? [duplicate]

HS publishes its descriptor to Hidden Service Directories. How or where can I find the information of this descriptor?
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Malicious hidden service directories [closed]

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/09/07/can-you-trust-tors-hidden-service-directories/ if the descriptor ID is predictable, how easy is to muscle into the positions in the list just above a ...
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Are there proxies like Tor2Web but not just for http connections?

Tor2Web allows access to Hidden services from clearnet. However I would like to know if there some other gateways which will allow connections to hidden services on custom port and allows different ...
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Can't use onion mail service with torified claws-mail

I tried to use the hidden service of an email provider with claws mail. I start the client with torify claws mail, but it doesn't work. I only get: Connection to hiddenmailservice.onion:995 failed. ...
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Hidden Service Communication with clear net

If a hidden service has to communicate with the clear net but doesnt want to either appear to be coming from a known tor exit and masking its true IP what would be the best way to achieve something ...
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Using Whonix Gateway to host web server?

Is it okay to use the whonix gateway to host an onion? And simply point the hidden service to a debian workstation like "10.152.152.17 12345"? Generally it seems best not to modify any of the whonix ...
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Not able to register/login facebook hidden service with Javascript enabled

I'm trying to use facebook's hidden service to create an pseudonymous facebook account. For registering or logging in to facebook you have to enable javascript and I did that by clicking on the ...
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SSH Hidden Service + gateway (tor2web) [duplicate]

i followed this (http://gk2.sk/running-ssh-on-a-raspberry-pi-as-a-hidden-service-with-tor/) instruction how to how to run an hidden ssh server. It works so far. Now I am wondering if it would be ...
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How do I host multiple hidden services? (Multiple addresses)

I have the same basic issue as this question but it wasn't resolved. I have one functioning service, everything runs fine: HiddenServiceDir /var/www/tor/test1/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:44403 ...
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Tor.service boot errors?

"HiddenServicePort with no preceding HiddenServiceDir directive" errors from my syslog after updating to tor v2.8.6.1 in ubuntu 16 and rebooting: [notice] Tor v0.2.8.6 (git-2c0d81c26eefc1f6) running ...
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How do I make a Tor HSP on IIS / ASP.NET Core?

I want to run ASP.NET Core on a non Windows machine with Tor. How can I configure IIS / ASP.NET Core to publish an HSP endpoint?
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How can I learn more about the technical information about an onion service? (details in the body)

Sorry for the vague question in the title. I wanted to get to the point without loading up the title with unnecessary information. Essentially what I'm trying to ask is 2 questions: Logistically, ...
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Can a hidden service's open ports be detected?

Say I've started a hidden service and forwarded ports 80 and 22 in /etc/tor/torrc. Without querying port 22, is it logistically possible to assess my hidden service and establish that port 22 is open? ...
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Adding Clinet SSL to HIdden Service

I am new to setting up Hidden Services. I have my service up and running, listening on port 80, and redirecting to localhost:8080. I have my web-server anonymized and listening on port 8080 for ...
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How can I bulk search Scallion XML output for easy to remember names?

I'm looking for easy to remember names in a terabyte of generated .onion addresses. In essence I need the opposite of a password generator, that scans for a easy to remember pattern that I can use ...
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What happens if I open .onion links on Chrome or Firefox?

I accidentally pasted a onion link on Google Chrome. Usually the links won't open but a VPN extension of mine did the job. My questions are : 1. Do anyone tracks me just because I have opened ....
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I cant connect to tor websites [duplicate]

i have already seen similar questions asked in this website but it is always answered by the site is "actually" down.my problem is different.the site i am trying to access shows" Unable to connect ...
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Does running a tor hidden service require a relay?

I want to know if running a tor hidden service also creates a relay/node. I want to know this because my vps provider bans tor nodes.
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How many hidden services are there approximately

I've read the post from TOR https://blog.torproject.org/blog/some-statistics-about-onions But they don't really answer my question, they mention that there are 30K onions that "anounce" their ...
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Port forwarding to a hidden service

For example I have hidden service xxxxx.onion:1234 and I want to forward port 1234 to the clearnet on another server. Can I do it without any socks/http proxy? So I want to do something like redir --...
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Hidden service not accessible after configuring transparent proxy

I am configuring a transparent proxy on my server using the instructions given here https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy Everything is fine, I make required changes to ...
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Problems with browsing hidden services with Custom Workstation

I just installed a Whonix Gateway VM on VirtualBox and setup my Debian VM to use the Whonix Gateway to connect to the internet. So far all good. When I visit check.torproject.org it tells me I´m using ...
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Tor browser error after editing torrc file for Hidden Service OSX

#HiddenServiceDir /opt/local/var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ #HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 I get an error like this: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another ...
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Where do I find “torrc” file in Tor 6.0.1? Is torrc-defaults the same as torrc? [duplicate]

I want to set up a Hidden Service on OSX and I've been following these instructions on the Tor site: https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-hidden-service.html.en#two. I was able to do step 1 and set up ...
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What's the difference between the Tor proxy and the Browser Bundle?

I have done some research on Tor the past few months, trying to learn more about it's infrastructure, and have been successful for the most part. However, there is something that I can't seem to find ...
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How do you make a custom .onion link? [duplicate]

I read this one but didn't explain how to plug in your "private_key" properly. I have a "private_key" but I can't get it into the /var/lib/tor/hidden_service without changing the permissions and that ...
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How do I make sure my Tor hidden service gets trustworthy entry guards?

The Tor site's page about hidden service communication mentions that a given hidden service will always use the same set of entry guards: At this point it is of special importance that the hidden ...
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Trying to config hidden service, but encounter folder permission error

I installed Tor in Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and try to setup a hidden service via Apache virtual host (I know Apache is unsafe for hidden service, but I'm out of options). I'm confused with the folder ...
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Can't access tor hidden service remotely, worked locally

So before I flew several thousand miles away I installed Tor on my computer and setup a SSH hidden service. I sat upstairs and could access the machine through tor using a SSH config file and also ...
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Tor Browser won't launch after torrc file edited for hidden services

I'm a beginner who need a little help. I got stuck while i was trying to setup my hidden service. I'm on a Mac (EL Capitan) running Windows 7 on Parallels Desktop virtual machine. I have my ...
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Sub domain of .onion is allowed officialy?

I've got this working link from my friend. And I'm interested in use 2nd level(sub) domain for my own. Where's the official Tor statement that subdomain of onion is allowed? working link: "NoMercy ...
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List hidden service managed by an HSDIR

if i have a relay with the HSdir flag, there is a way to know what are the hidden services descriptor hosted on it? in other word, can i list all hidden services present in the hash table of a relay? ...
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Do sessions still work for onion websites?

Given that many users will come out of the same exit node for any given site, do sessions still for for onion websites? ie. Will the people that come out of the same exit node be all logged in as the ...
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Tor Encryption Standards

I'm looking for up-to-date information on Tor encryption standards, and I can't seem to find anything newer than 2013. What encryption algorithms does Tor use? What is the reasoning behind keeping ...
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How can a .onion url be routed on the internet on the right server?

Ok, so thank you for taking some time to read this. My teammates and I are on a university project to understand how Tor functions. In the context that a client made a request to a normal website (i....
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How does de-anonymization work?

I heard that someone, who can read the traffic of many tor nodes (like the government of a country where many nodes are located) can find out which user is sending/reading data to/from which resource ...
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Run Tor browser in the background?

If I was to run a tor service on a real server such as Ubuntu Server, is there a background mode to run tor in, or does the browser have to be open at all times?
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Security Risk or Not? [closed]

Given the server foot-printing that MIT has recently discovered, and the fact that we know that they have been found to be in cahoots with at least one intelligence service (i.e. The FBI) Whats to say ...
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Sniff Tor onions address from a relay

Currently working on a Tor study, I would have a question regarding the tor hidden services. I read lot of technicals papers to better understand the tor working on this point, like these good ...
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I got infected by ransomware, and it tells me to download Tor. What's going on?

I went to a dangerous website using an unpatched browser and/or risky plugins like Java, Flash, and Adobe Reader, and now something has taken over my computer and encrypted my files. It left me a note ...
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SSH to Tor Hidden service running on Home Computer failed

Tor recently started fiddling with Tor and found out I can host a Tor hidden service that will allow me to forward SSH traffic through a firewall. My setup is: I have a computer at home hosting a SSH ...
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Troubles setting up Hidden Service

I've done some looking for my problem and I've learned a bit but still get the same result. The "result" is when I uncomment my hidden service lines in my torrc, tor will not start and not produce any ...
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Tor hidden service configured for high load

I am using CentOS and Tor v0.2.7.6 (compiled from source). Nginx is used as a HTTPS proxy and listens to 127.0.0.1:443. I have configured one hidden service. It redirects incoming data to nginx. ...
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How to host multiple hidden services with XAMPP or Apache?

Ok, so my operating system is Windows 8, Vidalia Tor Browser Bundle Control, and XAMPP server. I have done the following steps with no success at getting more than one service running, and many times ...
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Which node(s), if any, in the circuit for a hidden service, can see the URI of a request to a hidden service?

I understand that all of the communication between a client and a hidden service (.onion) takes place within the Tor network and is therefore end-to-end encrypted. What I am wondering, however, is how ...
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Scallion Error -1001 [closed]

mint scallion-gpg # mono scallion/bin/Debug/scallion.exe -l<br> Unhandled Exception: System.InvalidOperationException: ErrorCode:'-1001' at scallion.CLDeviceInfo.CheckError (Int32 err) [0x00000] ...
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Host on .onion address on OSx

How do you relay a local server to run on a .onion address on OSx? I have read the Tor docs and added the below line to my torrc file HiddenServiceDir /Applications/TorBrowser.app/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/...
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Is Torrification required to hide your IP Address on Skype?

I have been informed that Skype now has a feature to hide IP addresses better. Does this cover all angles, or is Tor still required to use Skype as safely as possible? I am not seeking security from ...
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Multiple Tor hidden services

If your running lets say three hidden services will they all have the same exit realy if so is it possible through torrc config or something to have different exit relays or even circuits?