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TOR tampering with NNTP headers

I'v tried to post/upload NNTP message to newsgroup with/without using TOR for analysis. several thing caught my attention 0) I'v noticed missing NNTP headers when using TOR {Injection-Info Xref ...
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Why Tor Browser connects to 3 differents guards but only use one?

I'm using wireshark to learn what is going on when I start tor. I expected to see one communication with an authoritative directory node and then a connection with the guard node, but I get something ...
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TOR questions and concerns

1) ISPs request bridges and blacklist them, that means obfs4 connections could be listed as Tor, does that mean the ISP is able to see the obfs4 IP and connect your activities to Tor just like ...
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is tor still vulnerable to replay attack?

I'm doing a project to my University that consist studiyng vulnerabilities on TOR network. One attack I came across on Intenet is the "replay attack". This type of attack allows a adversary, that ...
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Hidden Service in TestingTorNetwork connected to non-Exit Nodes

I set up a testing environment made of lxd containers on Ubuntu 18.04. Each container is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 image and runs Tor version 0.4.1.6. Specifically, I have the following running ...
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why did bangaldesh purchase a large number of weapons and tanks

Bangladesh is increasing its defense budget and processing a plethora of modern equipment and weapons from all over the world. What is the threat perception of Bangladesh, and why is it modernizing ...
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Problem with accessing www.saama.com under a proxy and without proxy

For some reasons, I am When I open this blog under https://www.saama.com, I get a runtime error page like this in Firefox without using proxy : I think this is error most be solved by using a Hoxx ...
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Could not launch managed proxy executable at' /usr/bin/obfs4proxy' ('No such file or directory')

Lately I have been trying to set up an obfs4 bridge on my RaspberryPi 3 (running Raspbian 9 (stretch) ) following the official guide. After setting up the torrc file to: OrPort [PORT1] ...
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Are the IP addresses listed for relays in the Tor consensus documents accurate?

I am working on a research project involving the analysis of Tor exit nodes and their IP addresses from a specific time frame using data from TorMetrics. I can see that each relay entry in a consensus ...
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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 ...
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How come is Firefox over TOR capable of reaching TOR services?

So, I've recently, for the sake of experiment, done something that isn't recommended: I've configured Firefox to use the TOR Socks listener as a proxy. As I expected, the regular sites, such as Bing (...
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Can you give name of free firewall and free antivirus that does not keep logs (for tor node)?

Can you give name of free firewall and free antivirus, preferably with open source code that does not keep logs and information that can deanonymize the user (for example, any entries (notes, logs) ...
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List of attacks on Tor

I'm studying Tor for educational purposes and I haven't been able to find many resources about attacks on Tor (even the once that have been patched). Most of the articles are too general or don't ...
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Are contents of a hidden service secure if the service is HTTP?

If I host a hidden service without HTTPS, can a compromised exit node (on either server side or client side), read or write any contents of the site? Also, is it more secure to use HTTPS on a hidden ...
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tor adds its own private_key for hidden_service, hijacking my custom .onion

If I delete every key from my /srv/www/html directory and then add my own shalot generated private to the same directory, upon tor start, it adds it's own keys to the directory, and then hijacks ...
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Failing to set up TOR for command-line use on Mac

I'm failing to make every command in terminal (and ideally every MacOS app) to connect via TOR network by default in MacOS. A simple test works when I expicitly request to use TOR proxy: curl --...
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How do I install tor on arch in a country where tor is blocked?

I'm trying to install tor in a country (UAE) where it's blocked. I get an error presumably because it's blocked here: :: Checking for conflicts... :: Checking for inner conflicts... [Aur: 1] tor-...
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Does the response traffic of the hidden service website basically coincide with the request traffic of the client?

Users request hidden service '*.onion' address through Tor Browser, hidden services receive requests and respond. So, I want to know if the size and order of TCP packets sent by Tor Browser ...
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Why does Tor use more relays when connecting to .onion site than to normal one?

I've noticed that Tor connects to sites on clearnet with 3 relays (see first picture). In this particular example my packets go through relays in Germany, Canada and US. But when I connect to duck ...
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What is the purpose of the middle node?

So I'm just trying to understand the functioning of the Tor network from Robert Heaton fantastic article. My understanding is that the guaranty Tor tries to give is that no node knows which source IP ...
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Does tor and entry or relay node with nyx utility keep in save any logs that can deanonymize users of my node?

Does tor and entry or relay node with nyx utility keep in save any logs that allow to get information that can deanonymize the user (for example, any entries (notes, logs) about the ip-addresses of ...
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What is the best practice for browsing without the Tor Browser?

The Tor Browser is only available for: Intel-based 32 and 64-bit machines and only for Mac, Windows, and Linux. However if you are using *BSD, or are using a non-Intel system such as ARM, you can use ...
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Tor doesn't stop after calling “service stop”

I suppose that tor must start on startup, right? However, I usually need to restart it as if it's slow or not working at start. So, I use sudo service tor stop, but it won't stop immediately or ...
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1 Gbps server behind NAT: Can I help the tor network?

Reading Why isn't there any such option - middle-relay behind NAT? it seems there are (were?) no way to run a tor middle-relay if you are behind NAT and cannot control the firewall. Has that ...
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TorBrowser installer can't be opened

I am running an iMac OS 10.15 (Catalina) and tried to install TorBrowser. I successfully downloaded the .dmg, but when I tried to load it I received an error message "updater can't be opened because ...
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Tor source code analysis [on hold]

recently, I want to analysis the Tor source code,but I don't known how and where to begin. If any volunteer knows how to do it, please share some experience with me. I'd like to know the details of ...
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Problem with browser or extensions?

Any extension that adds a toolbar button has a problem. For example, the link below is the drop-down box for HTTPS Everywhere. As you can see, the box is almost empty. Just to be clear, all other ...
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How to see how many people are transmitting traffic through my entry or relay node now (live)?

Can I see it any way, and if yes, where, how many people are transmitting traffic through my entry or relay node now (live)? Maybe there are some sites or software where I can see if my node is the ...
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Does the exit node see which second node transmitted the given traffic?

Does the exit node see which second node transmitted the given traffic, and do other nodes see the same thing? (Does node see the previous node that sent this traffic?) And do nodes see any nodes of ...
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hidden_services only works with invalid permissions

When I try to start tor with invalid permission, I get the following error: $ ./start-tor.sh [sudo] password for user: Oct 08 18:20:32.210 [notice] Tor 0.4.0.5 running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-...
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How often does Tor send a heartbeat in a circuit?

I just wonder how often will Tor send a packet when the circuit is idle (when you launch Tor and do not visit any website)? I think Tor will regularly send a cell to keep the circuit alive. I did ...
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is it ok to connect to regular websites (clearnet) with tor but still be anonymous

I am new to tor and tails os and I can't find anything about if it is safe to connect to regular websites, ex go to Reddit.com but still be anonymous (not logging in an account)
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ISP Bandwidth Limitations

If this has been answered, I can't find it. So, please have patience. My ISP limits the amount of data I may receive in a month. If I am using TOR, can the ISP measure how much data I am receiving? ...
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Orbot having trouble connecting

When I start Orbot up on my phone in VPN mode, it gets stuck just "starting". I've left it for up to 10 minutes but it ends up going nowhere. I've tried using bridges and changing my TOR identity, but ...
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Tor for Firefox stopped working - WHY?

I'm not a techie. Hope someone can tell me in dumbese where exactly, in what program, what UI, to look for what setting(s) to toggle whatever is making Tor grumpy. Had trouble getting Tor working with ...
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Financial Cost of Running an exit node

I heard today at a conference that running an exit node can be upwards of $1000/day USD in bandwidth costs. The same person says that it could cost over $100/day to run a middle node. I know this isn'...
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Install older versions of tor browser in linux?

This is a simple question probably asked before, but can you make the linux torbrowser launcher, install an older version of torbrowser? The torbrowser launcher settings give no option to do this, so ...
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Error: “ Command line option --allow-releaseinfo-change is not understood in combination with the other options ”

Error: " Command line option --allow-releaseinfo-change is not understood in combination with the other options " This Error Message does not disappear, whatever the User does. I did nothing to my ...
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What encryption is actually used by tor circuits?

I'm trying to determine what encryption (asymmetric and symmetric) Tor actually uses these days for client circuits. I've read the changelogs and only seem to see nebulous statements about having a ...
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Entry node on virtualbox with linux on usb?

How to make and run up entry (or relay) node of tor on virtualbox with linux on usb ? Will it work same as node, installed and ran on usual computer (on host) with linux? Should I install and run up ...
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Page still get my IP although using Tor and Privoxy [on hold]

I configured Tor browser and privoxy using https://jarroba.com/anonymous-scraping-by-tor-network/. When I checked my IP with http://icanhazip.com/, my IP addresses are changed. But, when I tried to ...
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How to download kismet for Tails OS?

Is it safe to download Kismet for Tails OS? If so, how do you store that software considering everytime you close Tails it wipes everything clean for the next time you boot up?
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TOR EXIT NODE PORT

I want to be a tor exit node, I have mentioned "ExitRelay1" but nyx shows ExitPolicy as reject. I don't understand the torrc code at all. Pls help me out. My internal port 443 is forwarded to port ...
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How to use network adapter with TAILS?

So I am trying to follow along with a presenter who uses a network adapter on his Kali Linux inside a VM to conduct network monitoring with Kismet, but I certainly do not want to install VirtualBox on ...
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T-Shirt reward requirements

I am currently running a Tor relay (guard) to help the Tor network. After a while I realised that I can actually get an T-Shirt for running an relay more than two months. (link) Two questions about ...
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How do I configure Raspbian to work like TAILS?

As there isn't a Tor Browser Bundle or TAILS version packaged for the Raspberry Pi, I would like to setup a standard Raspbian install to work as closely as possible to, if not exactly like TAILS. So ...
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Is it possible to make a program that will use different circuit for each request? Even if the requests are parallel?

I want to make a program that will use new circuit for each request (even if the requests are parallel) to avoid linkability. Is it possible?
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gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list

I'm attempting to install Tor, but I can't get the signing key to verify the download. $ gpg --auto-key-locate nodefault,wkd --locate-keys torbrowser@torproject.org gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list ...
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Are packets signed before encryption in Tor?

When the clients sends a packet through relay nodes, is each packet signed then encrypted? If so, how do the relay nodes know the client's static public key to check the signature, as knowing this ...
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problem while connecting manually vs automatically

I am on ubuntu 16.04. when I use tor browser, it connects without any problem. At the same time, when I try to use tor on the command line, it can't connect. Even I used the configuration file of the ...

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