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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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How to detect and report malicious HSDirs

I'm interested in detecting malicious HSDirs and report them to torproject. However, I don't know how to detect and report them. HOnions (HOnions: Towards Detection and Identification of Misbehaving ...
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Questions about Tor Directory Authority / Hosting .Onion / Relays Encryption / Keys

So I have tried to find this information and have read abit on here and the internet but keep finding different answers. When opening Tor it will connect to the Tor Directory Authority - I have read ...
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Can a hidden service operator specify a certain tor relay to always be one of its introductory point

Is it possible to modify hidden service configuration to always include a certain tor relays ip to be its introduction point given the relay has HSDir set.
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Is there a way to download “hidden service descriptors” (from Windows)? [duplicate]

Before continuing, I have to say that I have read this thread ("Retrieving hidden service descriptors") and it has not solved the problem. I am doing extensive university work on Tor, and I would ...
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Can a HSDir see visited onion url's? [duplicate]

Is it possible that a HSDir can see visited onion urls? If I make a onion website and my friend visits it could there be a way that someone can capture the url he used? (the .onion url).
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Reloading torrc without loosing flags

Everytime I edit some parameters in my torrc file and then send a "pkill -sighup tor" to reload the configuration, I loose my HSDir-Flag and my uptime. Is it possible to reload the torrc without the ...
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How can i gain whole set of onion address as much as possible? [duplicate]

I believe we can get some onion address from hidden wiki or other search engine,but in my mind,i want to gain whole set of onion address,for that i can learn more about how many onion address ...
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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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Getting a HSDir Flag

How exactly do I get the HSDir flag? I've read that that you get it, if the Node is accessible for at least 24 hours and it hosts hidden service descriptors. But I'm still not sure, what is meant by ...
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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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How to get the number of HS descriptor requests using Stem?

I'm running a Tor relay on Linux which has the HSDir flag, meaning that it can host hidden service descriptors. I've been wondering, just out of curiosity whether it is possible to get some info about ...
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How does Tor know which HSDir to connect to?

How does Tor know which HSDir to connect to to find the address in the hash table? Let's say the address is ro3jr3nvvn2223cd.onion How does tor know which HSDir will store this in their hash table? ...