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What are the best practices for securing my self-hosted tor server

I recently installed a tor server to host to my clients. Now I'm thinking how should I secure these incoming connections. Has anyone else started self-hosting a tor server know how to begin to secure ...
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How does Tor network search mechanism work?

I have searched a lot of articles recently to find some solution how to create hidden service (website) using Tor. If we create html or php website we host it on some web hosting site. But articles do ...
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How are Tor websites hosted?

I would like to understand how websites on the dark web hosted? What software is used for hosting? How is it different from hosting a normal website?
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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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Can't access FTP on my onion domain

I've registered an onion domain from this site, and it's up and running, however, when I try to connect to my website via FTP (FileZilla), it gives me this error Status: Disconnected from server ...
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Best CMS to run a store in Tor

I have a lot of experience developing different web applications, native and mobile apps. I need to run a project inside Tor network. A project is a simple e-commerce application (store), NOT for ...
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How to avoid your onion host privatekey to be stolen?

i want to move my onion hosting from my local ubuntu 16 server to an hosting service one. My only concern is: how can i keep my domain generating privatekey totally safe? I've spent 12 days to ...
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Tor service web page statistics

I'm running simple tor service, just a bunch of web pages hosted via nginx. I collect access logs for nginx to monitor visitors on my pages and here is the question: how can I count unique users ...
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Your Guard is failing - Tor Server on Raspberry Pi

I'm having some major problems with my hidden services. I have about 10 sites hosted on my Pi. All of them are very low traffic sites (Maybe about 5-10 visits a day) Only 2-4 sites are working out of ...
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Does nginx need any additional configuration to run a hidden service safely?

I know that nginx is much safer than Apache for hidden services, but is there any additional configuration that needs/should/is recommended to be done to run a hidden service safely?
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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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Does deepnet have only 7100 onion sites?

I have read this article on forbes claiming that deepnet has only 7100 onion sites and took only 3 hours to scan completely. Which to me sounds like total nonsense since if average .onion address is ...
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Hosting hidden service

I am trying to set up my own hidden service. My last problem with torrc file has been sorted, I still have another problem. Website is not loading on tor, at all. It is accessible via Chrome at 127.0....
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How to configure apache for Tor hidden service

Which configuration file do I change in Apache to run it through Tor? I know you use: Listen 127.0.0.1:8080; Server_name 127.0.0.1:8080; I think, but I don't have much experience with web hosting, ...
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How do I create and configure a hidden service hostname?

I read on many tutorials and websites that Tor will generate the hostname for you and put in a certain file, however it is not doing it and when I asked why, someone replied saying that is not what ...
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What computing resources are required to run a hidden service?

Beyond the resources required to run whatever additional server software, how much RAM / CPU overhead should a hidden service operator factor in when estimating requirements?
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Tor relay and apache

I am running a tor relay on my desktop (Ubuntu 14.04) as well as using the tor browser to access the internet myself. I would like to host a web site using apache on the same computer. Are there any ...
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How to best help site operators protect themselves from Tor based abuse?

The primary function of Tor, anonymity, is extremely valuable to many people around the globe. Unfortunately, it also makes Tor an easily abused tool for cybercriminals - among them spammers. There ...
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Are there any good hosting-providers for hidden services? [duplicate]

Are there any hosting-companies that provides (possibly exclusively) hosting for Tor hidden services sites? Or is my only option to set something up myself on a computer I own or rent?
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Who are the best commercial hosts of hidden services? [duplicate]

I need a hosting company that: Provides dedicated servers Supports Tor hidden services Supports Windows Allows services to be paid for in Bitcoin Has any other security bells and whistles I might ...
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Visiting websites also run as hidden service

If you use TBB to visit a public website that also runs a hidden service for end-to-end encryption(DuckDuckGo for example), will TBB automatically use the hidden service or do users need to manually ...
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When Forward Secrecy ciphers are used, the Torproject website uses 1024 bit key exchange; Can this be improved? [closed]

While the website of Torproject uses a 2048 bit certificate, if Forward Secrecy ciphers are used, the key exchange is only 1024 bit: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=torproject.org EDIT:...
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Are there hosts for hidden services?

I am exploring putting up a simple page as a hidden service advertising business formation and nominee services. Does anyone offer hosted pages? I think I don't really need an entire site, just a way ...
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Can onion sites have subdomains?

Can .onion sites have subdomains (e.g. subdomain.abcdefghijklmnop.onion/) or do the naming protocols prevent this? It appears to have been suggested in 2012, and the developers (or someone) say they ...
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Free static web hosting inside the Tor hidden services network

Do anyone know of any free (as in no payment, no ads, and no invites needed) web hosting provider inside the onion network currently? Or did everything die with Freedom Hosting? I don't want anything ...