Questions tagged [hidden-services]

Questions relating to Tor Hidden Services

115 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Weighted Bandwidth for Rendezvous Points

I wonder how the WeightedBandwidth for Rendezvous Points (RPs) is calculated. I know, its a bit complicated, because RPs are chosen in a lot of different ways: Tor tries to reuse existing circuit ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

How hard should tor aware applications try to share tor daemons?

How advantageous to anonymity is it for different tor aware applications to share a tor daemon instance? Examples : I’m running both TBB and Pond does it improve anonymity much for both TBB and ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

I can't set up a hidden service, can anyone tell me what the problem is?

I'm running Windows 8 and Savant 3.1. I have the DNS set to localhost:80 and it works in a normal browser. Here's where the problem sits. I add the following to the bottom of torrc: HiddenServiceDir ...
1
vote
1answer
127 views

Is an Hidden Service directory the same thing as a Directory Server?

I'm trying to get a better idea of the cast of characters that comprise the Tor network structure and am hung up a bit on the distinction between these.
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Do you build a 3-hop circuit to HSDir relays, and do introduction points require your authentication cookie?

If you're requesting a hidden service descriptor from a HSDir relay, are you building a circuit to that HSDir relay or are you not? Also, if you're running a stealth hidden service and the ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Given onion secret key how to derive identity public key?

Given onion secret key in form of: ED25519-V3:UJL1wgWVeMz9f7oM+Xrbq0i8tJ2/aeBi3K0cl8VCrlicSts8Gg98agO5DUXHjsfQb+yooLgN0CB0Y0A9U0rMUQ== How can I derive an identity public key? I assume that a secret ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to find point of failure in Nginx served hidden service?

I'm trying to test creating a prototype hidden service with nginx on Debian. The torrc file appears to be correct, has no problem being parsed by tor and the tor service is 100% boostrapped and ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

What are the current default lengths in Hidden Service related circuits?

I have been trying to understand the process behind Hidden Services and something that is confusing me is the circuit lengths between different components in the Hidden Service Scenario. So far, I ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Disable Socksport for hidden service?

I read an article about hacking into hidden services. The tutorial talked about how to route traffic from a hidden service with an attack on port 9050 which is the default for Socksport. This leads me ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

More data received than data sent

On the hidden service I have running tests, I notice in the notices.log file, where Tor's logs are stored, that the HEARTBEAT that sends Tor every 6 hours reporting open circuits and data sent and ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

“Problem Loading Page” when visiting my own page

I have decided to try hosting a hidden service in the TOR network, but every time I try to visit it through a separate machine through the TOR browser client I get a Problem Loading Page error: It ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How Tor is build and how can someone build something Tor/overlay network or routers?

Things I know: I have been using Tor for like a few years now, and I have a good idea of how "Tor/Onion routing" works. I have gone through the Tor's original paper (by Nick and Roger) and ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

should i select the guard node in my hidden service?

everyone. I'm just learning how to use tor, I'm solving my doubts by searching for information on the internet. I love looking for information, but I can't find much about it. The only two ways I've ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

Asterisk VoIP Server over OpenVPN in Tor Hidden Service

Evening. Generate encryption keys with OpenSSL. OpenVPN server openvpn.conf configuration file: mode server tls-server dev tun proto tcp-server port 1194 server 10.8.0.0 255.255.0.0 ca /vpn/ca.crt ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

two or more onion domains on the same vps

I installed a few onion domains: in /etc/torrc and /var/lib/tor/hidden_services.... on the same port and configured one virtual host on nginx for these domains (same document root). Usually all the ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

HiddenService cannot set my own Domain (Privatkey)

I have set up a hidden service. The domain at / var / lib / tor / hidden_service is very long. example. tbwvbpnuwntiuofn4e3vwpsldmuxs3l5zv4vy3dbfpv5psmkrycmqid.onion V3 how can i set v2 or replace ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

How to download a file from tor hidden service using C#

As the title says, I'm trying to download a file hosted on a hidden service using the link XXXXXX.onion/file.exe using C#. I've figured out that I can't use tor as a proxy directly since C# doesn't ...
0
votes
2answers
135 views

Why facebook have tor hidden service?

Sorry for the noob question. This is facebook's onion url - facebookcorewwwi.onion If people want to use facebook anonymously, they can just use facebook with their tor browser right? Why does ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Tor distributed hash table?

How hidden service Descriptor uploaded to hidden service distributed hash table? And what is hidden service distributed hash table is, is it a database on clear web or is it within the tor?
0
votes
0answers
29 views

XMPP/Matrix Messenger based on Hidden Service with Standard Server

List of legacy messengers that use hidden service to provide P2P: TorChat Ricochet Briar All messengers build something on their own. Why don't they just setup an standard server instance, i.e. ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Can the attacker`s “malware” node see the full link of .onion sites users have access to?

If we talk about .onion sites only, can the bad nodes see the part of site's link? Like "example.onion/" or full link like "example.onion/user404/data/page/example123.txt"? I don't talk about IP of ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

mysqli::__construct(): (HY000/2002) on Hidden Answer

I was able, a couple days ago, to connect to the Hidden Answers service through my TOR Browser, but I've tried now and it just replies with Warning: mysqli::__construct(): (HY000/2002): Connection ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Is there a way to republish tor descriptors?

How can I republish Tor hidden service's descriptors without re-running Tor. I did come across this link https://stem.torproject.org/tutorials/mirror_mirror_on_the_wall.html and used create(). But I ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

fix localhost:8080 not connecting but 127.0.0.1 connects

I am currently trying to host my own forum on darkweb with mybb. I have followed LAMP server setup on digital ocean and then it's guide to install mybb. I have changed all the your domain to my onion ...
0
votes
1answer
141 views

Host onion site at home

I want to create a blog on onion, there will be nothing illegal, just tutorials on linux, programming and other related topics. What are the risks? Is it safer to pay for a VPS in another country?
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Tor process gets jammed, hidden services won't resolve

I'm dealing with a situation here. I'm attempting to run a webserver over a few hidden services. I've set up my torrc file to contain a few hidden services. And then run just well. But then after a ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How do I prevent tor from overwriting my hostname file?

I am trying to use my own custom .onion address using eschalot and after I add my info to hostname and key info into the private key file, upon starting tor, it overwrites my custom address and adds a ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

What is the procedure for installing a custom onion v3 address into a Tor hidden service?

I would like to know what is the procedure for installing a custom onion v3 address into a Tor hidden service. Are there any significant differences when using nginx on Ubuntu?
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Cannot use custom v3 address generated with mkp224o

As the title says, I am unable to use a custom v3 address generated with mkp224o. My hidden service is in /var/lib/tor/nginx. The contents of the nginx folder: authorized_clients (folder) hostname ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

wordpress site wont load on tor

The issue that I'm facing probably has an easy fix but, I am not able to solve it. I am locally hosting a word-press site with a hidden service using bitnami debian 9 with nginx 1.16.1 and php 7.2.6 ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Help configure an onion service on my computer

i have Debian 10 installed so i install tor and edit the torrc file: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 but it did not work out because hidden_service ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Using Onionbalance to copy my onions, but sometimes some of the services don't work

I have a main website and i want to multiply the urls by redirecting new addresses to the main website with Onionbalance. At first it looks like it works but then when i check only some of the sites ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

Best configuration for a low latency fast hidden service?

I set up a hidden service that serves a static low sized page but still it takes at least 20 seconds to open. Also sometimes it just closes itself when i am not around and doesn't respond for hours ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Why there is always a network down when I try to access the onion site?

I am able to access the DuckDuckGo but it is not able for me to access hidden wiki and other onion sites. I wish someone can help me fix this problem! Thanks a lot.
0
votes
0answers
62 views

DDoS and censorship-resistant onion services

When thinking about building a secure, DDoS and censorship-resistant onion service, I've seen many implementations using compartmentalization (like Qubes AppVMs) of services and OnionBalance. Such ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

P2P chat system: Communication between two parties

I have been developing an application to spend some time, and I decided to make a Chat application that works under the Tor network and is P2P (something like TorChat, which is long dead as far as I ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

v3 client auth Intro-Auth

I understand that client auth for v3 already exists with the encrypted descriptors using x25519 keys. I've tried it and it works great. Does INTRO-AUTH with ed25519 keys work yet? I've tried it and ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

HS v3 client auth client side setup

I understand that the torrc in Tor Browser isn't meant to be edited and changes get reverted, so setting up a v3 client auth key on a client seems to take a lot of trial and error in getting all the ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

How do you access Blockchain's tor hidden service?

I'm trying to access Blockchain's tor hidden service on tor in order to make a wallet over tor, but everytime I try to access the onion link they give me on blockchain's website, it always times out. ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

Does connecting to a normal website using tor work the same way as connecting to a hidden website?

When you connect to a normal website using tor, is the process of connecting to it the same as when you connect to a hidden website? First you connect to the entry node, then middle node then exit ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

nyx - Unable to connect to tor. Maybe it's running without a ControlPort?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 server, headless and installed tor using the debian instructions on the tor project. However, nyx will not run to show me tor connection information, when I enter nyx I ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

DDoS attacks on cryptomarkets

Recently, the big cryptomarkets have been under DDoS attacks and one of their admin stated that the attack has been conducted by only one person (Reddit post). According to that person, the attacker ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Distributed Hash Table DHT minimum relays needed

(BLUF) How many relays are needed to create a workable TOR Distributed Hash Table? My original question was "what would cause the TB to log a valid HS name to be "invalid" and "rejected". After ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

In onion v3 services, how does the client know the “HSDir” that have the necessary descriptor to connect to the onion service?

I've read the "Tor Rendezvous Specification - Version 3" and I can't find out how the client knows the "HSDir" nodes that store the onion service descriptor that indicates the introduction points ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

How to setup a local hidden service

How do i setup a private hidden service on localhost My question is how do i setup a private hidden service that can not be accessed by rest of the Tor network i wish to run this hidden service on my ...
0
votes
2answers
143 views

Can a onion domain I register be discovered if I don't make it public?

This tutorial teaches how to register a hidden service and point it to a server's SSH port, so that we can keep this port closed on the open Internet and acess it from inside Tor network. Of course ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

Hosting companies that allow hosting a laravel application on tor

Are there any hosting companies that offer tor services for hosting a laravel application. Is it even possible to host a laravel application over tor? Also, compile my laravel application and then ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Tor Filetransfer (FTP) for Webhoster

i'm building a hidden service hosting provider, an actually im able to run a web-/ and Mysql Server full proxied over the tor network. But im wondering how i could realize a file-transfer protocoll ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
94 views

Content Delivery Networks and Tor

For a number of reasons not critical to my question, I've decided that my website, currently on the clear web, would serve my users more effectively as an .onion site. I'm still researching Tor ...