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For how long a node keep its key?

just a simple question: for how long every server of the net keep its private ? Or when every server change the key ? I ask this because if a hacker steal the keys of the entire network how long he ...
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Tor.exe error: Reading config failed

I executed tor.exe after completing all the tasks in the bridge setup manual and, although it stablishes all the connections, after no time it closes with an error: enter preformatted text hereReading ...
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How to generate a Vanity domain in windows 10? [closed]

Basically what the title says. I cannot find a tool that does it for me for Windows 10 in 2021.
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Can I use tor.exe for my stuff?

As you may know, programs like Tor Browser come with a tor.exe program. I'm not an expert, but I would say the executable is responsible for sending and receieving information by the Tor fabric. Does ...
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How to stop changing ip during request

After like 30-40 seconds ip changes, basically after I already opened a page on a website and want to go to another. So at that point the website can just block the new ip, then I have to restart tor ...
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How to close socks listener for 127.0.0.1:9050?

After getting my web server setup, I'm trying to finish a test hidden service. I'm receiving the error: "Could not bind to 127.0.0.1:9050: Address already in use [WSAEADDRINUSE ]. Is Tor already ...
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How to host TOR in remote server to use as proxy

I am doing web scraping, and I am using tor as my proxy service. I am using ubuntu 20.4.x and python 3.9. As I have installed tor in my local system, I am using: proxies = { 'http': 'socks5://127....
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Tor has an error right after installation

I just downloaded tor and after opening it got the "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty hardware....
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How to get a phone number without compromising privacy

Many pages have mandatory sms verification. But i would like to use these pages without revealing my identity. Typically these pages do not function with free online sms services. Paid SMS ...
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understanding tor cell structure

I am looking to create my own version of TOR, and to do that I need to understand the way that relay, directory servers and clients communicate. but after reading Tor: The Second-Generation Onion ...
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Tor connection issue with proxychains

So I'm new to learning tor and proxychains and while I was trying to figure out why proxychains aren't working, I think there's issue with connecting to tor. tor service status Sep 24 20:43:49.265 [...
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Round robin style load balancing, or other simply forms of load balancing

this is the question: if a user had multiple servers, and wanted each request to select a server at random or on purpose, how would one do so? without changing urls and attempting to keep it simple? ...
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Using OpenBox window manger in Tails OS

Im a little new to this so I apologize if i am using it improperly but i recently installed Tails OS and i dont like the way the desktop looks so Ive been trying to use Openbox window manager within ...
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Site operator gets real IP when I do "torsocks curl example.org/file.zip"?

Quote from Reddit One thing, though: Don't think Torsocks is a jail. It's not even close. Applications can reach clearnet if they're explicitly trying. I download files with: torsocks curl example....
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How do clients find what nodes to connect when connecting to a .onion link

I never seen a full explanation of how the server connects to these "introduction" nodes to the client, I understand the idea of the tor path ending with the exit node that's then resent ...
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Could there be a way to make the Tor network faster by paying money?

Suppose someone has a lot of monero (or some other sufficiently private currency) and they want to have highest possible data throughput while maintaining anonymity. Has anyone researched protocols ...
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What precautions should I take if I want to use Tor to hide my traffic from my University?

I am student at university and use university internet. I am interested in using Tor to prevent my university from seeing what sites I visit and what I am doing on those sites. As I understand it now, ...
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Tor Detection IP Address different then other websites, help

Help Help HelpFirst question... In Parrot Security when I have both the Tor Browser connected and Anonsurf why do I have two different IP addresses. When I am in the browser and go to what is my IP ...
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Security question regareding Tor & Anonsurf

So I have been using Parrot Security lately and I have a couple security questions regarding Tor/Anonsurf. First, when I boot up Parrot and open the Tor Browser and click connect, Tor connects, then ...
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Cant connect to TOR network

i wanted to start using TOR, but sadly i am not able to connect. These are the error messages: 9/18/21, 19:18:58.603 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network ...
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One site will not load on TOR

I have used TOR for a while now, and I have no problems, except it is a bit slow to load pages, which is fine. www.netspend.com/activation is a site to activate a VISA debit card, which I want to ...
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Will Tor automatically detect when my IP address changes when running a relay?

I have an IP address that changes roughly every 24 hours. About two out of three times, I’ve seen Tor detect that my IP address changed; but the last time it didn’t work and I had to restart the relay ...
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How to set a different user agent string before start of Tor browser?

Environment: Linux PC with Ubuntu Tor Browser bash Its not searched: How to set a different user agent string before start of browser by bash ? Its not searched how to do this by: Add on by ...
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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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Access ORPort via tailscale

I'm trying to setup Tor Exit Node but I'm behind CG-NAT. I came across the idea of port-forwarding my local ORPort to a VPS which has Public IP and is accessible to world. For communication between my ...
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Tor Browser: Is it safe to connect to Tor via a proxy server?

When using the Tor Browser, is it safe to connect to Tor via a proxy server? There is an SSH connection between the proxy server and my computer: ssh me@proxyserver -D localhost:9999. In the Tor ...
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What are the botnets that can be used on tor?

I am a student and want to study botnets on tor, so I would like to ask what are the botnets that can be used on tor, preferably controlled through C&C. It would be nice to have the source code of ...
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The first time I started tor through the terminal, it got stuck at 5%, but clicking on the tor software worked. In China

Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor v0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable and OpenSSL 1.0.1f. Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! ...
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Burpsuite and Tor browser problem

I set http / https proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 8080 in tor browser and set socks proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 9150 in burpsuite. But whenever i click 'connect' in tb, it doesn't work. what is wrong??? OS : win 10 ...
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Can't you DoS attack a hidden service by constantly shutting down its introduction points?

I know that it's infeasible for you to find the ip of a hidden service nor find the clients that connect to said service. However, as far as I understand, the ips of a hidden service's introduction ...
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Tor directory servers

I’m learning how to use Tor and was wondering how Tor Browser connects to directories. I know that the directories have all info on nodes in the network but how can tor connect to directories if it ...
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How to disable JavaScript on Servers

if you're a client using a Torbrowser, it's recommended to disable JavaScript. But if you're a server providing a service - how to disable JavaScript? TIA
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Tor comunicating to other IPs beside my guard node, should it happen?

Running netstat and analyzing my established connections I noticed sometimes tor talks to other IPs that aren't my guard node. I'm not sure if this is supposed to happen because I very very new to ...
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I am really puzzled why I have less CAPTCHA with Tor browser than with normal Firefox via VPN

Many years ago I used some days or weeks Tor Browser, but gave up because too slow and especially because of the many CAPTCHAs. Now I have since a few days the Tor Browser set as default and get less ...
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Do bridge admins blacklist IPs?

I run an onion service hiding it behind an obfs4 bridge. I noticed that sometimes my onion host lost connection to Tor over the bridge, while the bridge itself seems to be still available from other ...
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torsocks on macOS: ERROR: YYY is located in a directory protected by Apple's System Integrity Protection

I wish to tunnel CLI tools over tor network in macOS 11.5.2 None is working. I only installed torsocks, did no configuration. brew install torsocks torsocks whois example.com ERROR: /usr/bin/whois is ...
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Tor with VPN on VPS

I was thinking about something like that Tor -> VPN or VPN -> Tor After I read it I got it is not the best deal to do Clint -> VPN -> TOR The VPN and Tor on VPS, Using Tor is enough. My ...
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Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile... Win 10/64

I've looked at the other questions regarding this message, and none of the "cures" work for me. Not even running as administrator. The "profile" it's complaining it can't access......
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Extracting stats for Snowflake commandline

I noticed that the Firefox browser plugin tells you the number of users connected through your snowflake instance and the number of users that connected within the last 24 hours. I was wondering if ...
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How does tor browser know there is an onion site available for the URL?

When I open a clear net site like torproject.org in the Tor Browser, the browser shows me this: How does it know there is a onion site available for the URL? Is there a file that maps clear site URLs ...
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Own TOR website to mirror another tor website

is this possible to to mirror any tor website to my tor site? I found some article about such https://itgala.xyz/nginx-reverse-proxy-to-onion-site-in-tor-network/ My Nginx config: /etc/nginx/sites-...
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How do I unpublish my tor exit node?

I ran a tor exit node on the wrong network. Which I realized after a couple of days, after I kept getting CAPTCHAs on Cloudflare. Also quite annoying that several sites that I use stopped working ...
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I clicked open instead of save and now I can't play the file I downloaded from Tor (Mac)

I just dowloaded the LOTR trilogy and clicked open with VLC Media player instead of saving and when I closed TOR the movie stopped playing. I see "The Fellowship of the Ring" in my recently ...
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Tor protocol server-side

I am trying to understand the protocol used when a hidden service establishes itself on the Tor network. I read multiple documentations about it, but its not all clear to me. If I understand correctly,...
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Tor consensus store location

Where Tor client stores the consensus? It appears ./tor-browser_en-US/Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/state only contains guard nodes data not other nodes
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Tor doesn't work until I run "Tor" in the terminal

Tor@default.service fails to run and journalctl -eu tor@default outputs this - https://campfirebg.eu5.org/upload/log.txt Any help?
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apt-key is deprecated. clarify instructions?

following instructions at https://support.torproject.org/apt/tor-deb-repo/ step 3: Then add the gpg key used to sign the packages by running the following commands at your command prompt # wget -qO- ...
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Tor doesn't read the torrc file

When I tried to create a .onion service by modifying the torrc file, nothing happened. I mean nothing. The official website says that if tor is not starting then there is a problem. Well tor is ...
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Error Connecting to Tor

Just recently installed Tails onto a USB, the first time I booted it up it seemed to connect fine. But then I restarted it and it's not working. I tried also on another laptop but still not working. ...
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Tor browser - critical error "Profile Missing - Your Tor browser profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible"

I used Tor a few year ago, but remember after some update my tor stoped working, i remember that i couldnt fix it then. So i uninstalled it all and delete the app. Now after a few year i would like to ...
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