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How to get the hostname from hs_ed25519_secret_key

I'm trying to compute the v3 onion address (hostname) from the hs_ed25519_secret_key file generated by tor itself in python. I know i can just copy that file to the hidden_service dir and start tor so ...
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Would video buffing speed mean anything when using TOR?

I was browsing on TOR the other day and watching videos on TOR. Normally from my experience, videos load very slow on TOR but this specific website was loading my videos at a fast speed. It raised a ...
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Using a compiled language instead of PHP

I was planning on writing my Tor service in PHP. But I am wondering if it would be a good idea to write it in a compiled language like C++ or Rust. The Tor service will run on a VPS hired by a hosting ...
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Keyrings used for installation

I have fairly simple question regarding step 3. and step 4. in the following guide: https://support.torproject.org/apt/tor-deb-repo/ Do they depend on each other? I tried to install Tor without step 4....
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Generating new addresses

Tor v2 addresses were generated by a base32 string of the first 80 bits of the SHA1 hash of the private key (sic - public key) How can I generate Tor v3 addresses? (basic command line tools preferred,...
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Watching videos on TOR?

What affects the speed in which videos load when using hidden services on TOR? I encountered websites where videos aren't playable because they don't load or buffer and websites that have videos that ...
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v3 compatible Tor client

I am developing a tiny tor client and I need a project that is up-to-date and can browse v3 onion domains; to make it example of my own development. There are some, but almost all of them are outdated ...
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Bridge for Onion site

It's possible to use a bridge on Tor to hide the fact that you are using Tor. Is it also possible to have a bridge on your .onion site to hide the fact that you are hosting one? If so, how can this ...
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Tor fails looking for /root/.tor

This starts up Tor correctly: sudo -u debian-tor /usr/sbin/tor --runasdaemon 0 -f /etc/tor/torrc But when I try the same from supervisord [program:tor] command=/usr/sbin/tor --runasdaemon 0 -f /etc/...
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Allow only tor traffic

I was thinking about how to block outgoing traffic on a server hosting a hidden service. I could lock down this server via iptables, but that does nothing for me if someone gets root (still gonna do ...
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The onion link cannot be accessed

I can't access onion links that I could access before. I tried using another computer and they still work. When I try to log in I get the error Details: 0xF0 — The requested onion service descriptor ...
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Measurements to deploy a Tor Service anonymously

I am planning on creating a new Tor service. It will be a website made in PHP/Laravel/Symfony, a database like MySQL and there will be a payment system for Monero transactions. I'm already familiar on ...
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does onion sites uses any standard for blocking crawler

does onion sites uses robot.txt files to hide or restrict crawlers? as i know normal webservices uses robot.txt files to stop google crwaler from knowing more about the website or limitaions. so does ...
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Tor onion domain: should the secret key be expanded?

When generating a tor address domain and keys the secret key must be additionally "expanded": specification for key expansion: https://github.com/torproject/torspec/blob/...
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Tor onion service: why the public key file is needed?

I created an onion v3 service and the Tor created three files for it: private and public keys and hostname. The private key is actually contains the public key internally. So why do we need the public ...
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localhost wordpress won't load completely on tor browser

first , sorry for bad English i try to run a wordpress site on local machine and everything is ok but when i brows my site using tor browser page wont load completely an when i click on a link ,[![...
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If I compile Tor to use 2 hops circuits, will it make 2 hops circuits to non-anonymous hidden services?

I know that Tor introduced options for setting up a non-anonymous hidden service, Cloudflare hidden resolver is an example of a non-anonymous one. I built a Tor binary to use 2 hops circuits for ...
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Registering .onion with Certificate Authority?

Is it possible to register my onion with LetsEncrypt? I'm using Arch. If no, why not? Thanks!
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mkp224o v3 onion link get overwritten by tor

Firstly, I'm using windows.I created the hostname, secret key and public key on windows. When I changed it, tor rewrites it every time I reopen tor. i replaced these 3 files with the keys i got from ...
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Hide/disable clearnet website and make only available through onion link

it seems like an easy question but I cannot find good information. I have built a PHP website that is of course available in the clearnet through the IP and I have a hidden service running (so it is ...
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Is it possible to find a Tor page based on the 512-bit hash?

On the internet there is unsolved mystery called 3301/Cicada where decrypted text says: "AN END. WITHIN THE DEEP WEB TH ERE EXISTS A PAGE THAT HA SHES TO: 36367763ab73783c7af284446c ...
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Should I use the same server for webserver and the database?

I want to start hosting my hidden service and be as secure as possible. It is currently just some PHP Code and a MySQL database. Now I am wondering if I need a external server to host my database or ...
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How does a hidden service know all ed25519 public keys?

A hidden service needs all ed25519 public keys of all nodes to construct indexes which are used to get the responsible hidden service directories. I know you can get a public key by sending the ...
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internet banking over tor

If tor and tor .onion sites are more private than clearnet, why does no online banking use .oinon or https .onion websites? Wouldn't internet banking want the most private websites available, or do ...
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Hosting Site as Hidden Service

Is it advisable to host a very lightweight (less than 300 KiB per page, including all images, stylesheets etc.) general purpose site as a hidden service? I do not expect there to be many users (...
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Is an .onion service aware of its own circuit?

So I understand that when a user logs into an onion service, they are logged as ”127.0.0.1” and port now, does the onion service log the relays or know what relays it connected to in order to ...
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Can a Hidden Service track you the same way an exit node can?

imagine if the onion service decided to be the malicious exit node itself. It’s not (Exit node) but could it travel back through its relays (possibly even skip) to the rendezvous point that track you ...
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How can I disable Tor's automatic IP circuit renewal process?

I have an issue with this process when trying to log in or authenticate to a site where I only want to use the VPN and don't want the IP to change automatically at that time, as it interferes with the ...
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One domain for multiple self-hosted services VS a single domain per service?

After generating a self-signed SSL certificate for a self-hosted Dash app, and verifying that it is accessible over tor, I intend to include self-hosted GitLab and Nextcloud over https. Hence, I was ...
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Put Ed25519 keys in usable file format for Tor

I'm making an onion (v3) address generator in Python. Here is the part that generates the keypair: from cryptography.hazmat.primitives import serialization from cryptography.hazmat.primitives....
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Can't acces onion sites with some links

So, im kind of new on this, I'm using Tor with Tails. I cannot acces to onion sites using links such as: [facebookcorewwwi.onion] (Unable to connect Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server ...
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burpsuite onion http request intercept

I have an Onion Website, and i want to try and exploit it to find the Real IP-Address behind this Service. The problem: 'Cannot intercept Traffic from .onion' i also used this Settings in BurpSuite: ...
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When I go to install the demo content in the tools and click on Install the template that I uploaded,in wordpris it is not wanted, and I see this sign

I want a solution, please. Yesterday I downloaded the template from Team Forest, and I want to install it, but whoever has the situation does not respond, please contact me.
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Onionbalance: Got the wrong number of responsible HSDirs: 5. Aborting

I have a hidden service with OnionBalancer. Service has been running for a long time but lately the OnionBalancer just stopped. From the logs: [INFO]: Initialized hash ring of size 3906 (blinded key: ...
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Is it possible to a onion server to be censored?

I can see from the answer to "How exactly do onion addresses work" that the tor protocol needs to upload the hidden service descriptor in item 6, to a distributed hash table (DHT). Is it not ...
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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 ...
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I need help viewing videos!

How does one view videos on Tor if it will not allow Flash? Is there another way? I have tried several sites, and I am not able to view any videos. What is the solution?
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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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How to mitigate layer 7 attacks on hidden services?

I've observed the following: The Tor client establishes reverse connections to random relays and any further hidden service traffic is tunneled trough these connections. This means: There are no ...
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How do I host a wordpress blog on tor?

How do I go about hosting a wordpress blog as a hidden service? Are there providers who will host it for me? Or will I have to configure it myself?
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How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack?

How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack? I did some research and found that it is possible to do load balancing with HAProxy. Is there any other solution that could be implemented?
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Why I can't open any onion link on TOR?

I am not able to open any .onion link on my Tor browser, I tried everything but don't understand what I missed. I also tried to open https://facebookcorewwwi.onion/ but I can't. Please help me and ...
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Unable get hidden service address

I followed this post: https://www.privex.io/articles/setup-tor-hidden-service-website/ to create a local lan website with ubuntu. But After I configurated and restarted the tor service. No hostname ...
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How can I configure https for .onion in XAMPP?

I've reviewed and reread several guides on how to make https for localhost in xampp, but replacing localhost in the configuration with my .onion name didn't help me set it up as https - it just won't ...
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Private key in bash history a security issue?

Assume I generate a Private key for a hidden service. Assume I receive it in base64 encoding (this can happen for example by using shallot and posting the results to stdout). Assume I install tor and ...
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How does the tor hash-password option work?

I'm trying to write a little python GUI to make interaction with tor control easier on windows, to make using hidden services easier. I'd like to be able to use a password to authenticate, but tor.exe ...
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How to set hop count to 1?

I have set up an onion service to access my local network without forwarding ports. The service doesn't need to be anonymous and I am the only one accessing it (client authentication). So I want to ...
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Hidden service setup

Planning on starting my own hidden service but would want some advice regarding the security/privacy. Looking for someone with experience to be able to tell me from A to Z (from nothing to finished ...
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Why Tor Onion Service doesn't need port-forwarding, nor a configuration at the firewall?

Let us say, a client with Tor browser tries to connect to my .onion web-server, both the client and the server will create Tor circuits and meet at the Rendezvous-Point, for now I hope I'm right. The ...
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How can I provide Tor browsing through my Wordpress site?

I'd like to create a page on my Wordpress site which features something like a frame where visitors to my site can browse the web through Tor. How would I go about constructing such a feature? I don'...

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