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Does a "deep inspecting" firewall or proxy at the initiator's site compromise anonymosity?

I wonder: If I use a tor connection (e.g. by using Tor Browser) on a site where there is a "deep inspecting" firewall or proxy that "breaks" SSL encryption, am I still anonymous ...
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Tor Downloads/ Anonymity

I had a question regarding Downloading files Using the Tor software . Lets say you are a journalist and you were on some website on TOR (like a .onion) and you needed to download standard MP4/ PNG/ ...
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Tor is set for javascript but getting message I must

English This page cannot function without javascript. Please enable javascript and reload the page. Yet Javascript is set to TRUE. I have had this issue in a couple of other browsers in the past. I ...
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Circuit status details with stem

With stem I can list the active circuits and some details about them What I would like to understand is: how can I know if one of the circuits has been used (it's dirty) or not (it's clean)? This ...
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Orbot: Refusing to connect to IPv4 address because Port has no IPv4Traffic set

When trying to connect to Tor using Orbot, the process stops at 10% with the error message Refusing to connect to IPv4 address because Port has no IPv4Traffic set appears. Trying different bridges ...
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Download Error 404 while running torbrowser-launcher on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. tor-browser-linux64-12.0.2_en-US.tar.xz.asc not available

I'm trying to install Tor browser from this article over here. I'm using methon no. 2: Install Tor browser launcher using APT (Alternate Method). I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, so I've made sure the ...
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Tor Bridge unable to connect OR connection (handshaking (proxy))

I configured a TOR bridge on my Ubuntu 20.04 VPS: /etc/tor/torrc: ORPort 443 Nickname Bridge9812 ContactInfo [email protected] BridgeRelay 1 PublishServerDescriptor 0 ServerTransportPlugin obfs4 ...
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Are there any projects which add additional exit points to the Tor browser?

Snowflake is a known project, which adds some entry points to the Tor network. Are there also projects, that add additional exit points to the Tor network?
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I am having trouble with starting tor service

I am using Kali Linux, and have installed tor service via apt-get. After executing sudo systemctl start tor, but https://check.torproject.org/ says I am not using tor. Here is some information I found ...
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Linux Mint 21 vanessa Error ocurred in line: 1094

whonix-installer-xfce: [NOTICE]: User agreed with the license. whonix-installer-xfce: [NOTICE]: Detected system: Linux Mint 21 vanessa. whonix-installer-xfce: [NOTICE]: Detected CPU architecture: ...
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Does Snowflake provide an entry or exit point for Tor users?

Snowflake is an extension that enhances the Tor service. Does Snowflake provide entry or exit points for Tor users?
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What ports do I need to open on my UFW firewall? I cannot log into nyx. Do I need to also open my 9051/tcp port?

I have just installed tor middle relay using this youtube guide. I did everything up until the 12th minute of this video. I have tor installed on a vps server I run from Vultr. Then I have installed ...
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Why do some apps break with Tor over Tor (Whonix, TAILS)?

Some apps (which have a built-in Tor daemon) will not work on TAILS or Whonix (ie systems that force all their traffic though the Tor network) because this creates a Tor-over-Tor connection. Why? ...
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Safety settings and javascript status

Tor Browser allows three safety settings. The highest level safety setting is designated Safest. When one clicks on that setting, a display box appears which says: Safest: Only allows website ...
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Does Tor allow canvassing?

On some websites certain scripts must be temporarily allowed in order to get past the captchas. After I get past the captcha I disable those temporary permissions. When doing that I see the allow/...
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connecting napsternetv server on mac

hi guys since there is no napsternetv (vpn)app on mac,is there alt app for it? what I mean is connecting napsternetv's server with another program.
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Route Identification Assistance

Is there a way to see what route Tor is taking while I am logged in to a webpage when using the Tor browser? I have thought running a relay search would provide me the information but I have not be ...
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Tor on OpenWRT using snowflake bridge for circumventing the internet censorship (Transparent Proxy TP)

I am using OpenWRT router 22.03.03 in a heavily censored country. That said all the VPN protocols are filtered and stopped working and the only option for getting connected to the free internet is ...
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Exact location of the torrc configuration file for Tor Browser Bundle

I'm currently using the Tor Browser Bundle on a Debian 11 machine, I downloaded it from the Tor website. I need to customize the ExitNodes, in order to do this I have to edit the torrc file. I have ...
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I am on Ventura - I don't see this torrc file at all

My tor is installed in the applications keep getting this error that my torrc file could be corrupted. I have deleted and re-installed. my Library/app support/ does not have a Tor anything directory? ...
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MDM Spyware "Microsoft Company Portal" was installed on my business phone. Can I still use "Onion Browser" without them seeing what URI I am visiting?

Can I run Tor Browser on an iOS device? We recommend an iOS app called Onion Browser, which is open source, uses Tor routing, and is developed by someone who works closely with the Tor Project. ...
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Can't specify any guard nodes in torrc file

I am trying to do some research for my school thesis related to the Tor network, and I need to specify and use only one guard relay that I own while using the Tor browser. I tried to specify it with ...
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Tor browser not launching after installation on Kali

This is my first post on the community, any help is much appreciated. I did install both tor and torbrowser-launcher on my Kali machine, but when I tried to run the command "torbrowser-launcher&...
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Coulde there be snitches among I2P peers or Tor relays?

I have been hypothesizing a case where a legal owner of some digital asset (e.g. a software, film, music ,etc.) is worried about the illegal distribution of the copyrighted material and wants to hire ...
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Firefox: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG

Context For a self-hosted Nextcloud server running over tor, I'm getting the error listed below, after setting: security.enterprise_roots.enabled in about:config to: true as recommended in this post: ...
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Does whonix traffic non browser requests through tor?

I understand that using the built in browser within whonix is the best way to utilize its privacy and security benefits. However with network scripts for example that make custom requests, do they ...
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Security vulnerabilities for http login of self-hosted nextcloud server over tor?

After setting up my own Nextcloud server over tor, using a private .onion domain, and http, I am unsure about the security implications of using http in this setup. I learned one can buy a .onion ...
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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 Do I always get Iran's ip?

I'm using tor in Iran . My question is why do i always get Iran exit nodes even after configure the torrc file to use strict exit nodes? my torrc exitnodes config: ExitNodes {nl} StrictNodes 1 Note: ...
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Can my internet company tell I used Tor 1 week ago?

Can my internet provider tell I used Tor Browser a week ago?
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New TOR DoS Attack -_-?

I'm running a pretty strong Tor Middle Relay, not a Guard yet - at least the CPU is good for a Tor Relay - and somehow my server experiences extreme usage right now, and in the picture we can see that ...
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Access a hidden service with a clearnet IP

On two machines with different public ip I host two hidden services. Both hidden services are wordpress blogs. Both services can be accessed by their respective .onion addresses with a tor-browser. ...
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Not using Tor message

Why do I keep getting a message that says I’m not using TOR even though I’m on the iPhone app? When I go to browse the web it comes back as not using Tor? What settings should I use?
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Being identified as running Tor exit relay. Constant capchas, security checks

I recently realized that while using TOR (TOR bundle) that a site that wouldn't block out anyone because they use Tor, has Cloudflare service stating that they need to check the security of my browser ...
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Torr file editor will automatically restore

I want to modify the configuration of the Torrc of the Tor browser. Before the Tor browser 12 version, the Torrc file is set to read only attributes and can be used normally, but the Torrc file is set ...
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Tor node IP list update service been stopped recently?

The "torbulkexitlist" which was updated every day, has not changed the contents of the recent Tor IP list.. I would like to ask if the service has been permanently suspended or temporarily ...
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How to stop Tor browsers from forging the user agent string?

The Tor browser is useful when you want to read regionally restricted websites, for example. Unfortunately, the Tor Browser also changes the browser agent string, so that some websites that check it ...
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If you can send thousands of dollars on the Internet, why not ballots?

To my understanding, Bitcoin can be sent quickly, anonymously, and fairly safely. But if you don’t need to spend physical notes (or in the case of debit cards, redeem your money for physical notes) ...
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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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How to run all Mac traffic through Tor?

See title. Already tried this: https://maymay.net/blog/2013/12/26/one-minute-mac-tip-open-multiple-tor-circuits-in-the-new-torbrowserbundle-3-5-for-mac-os-x/. Am I missing something obvious?
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wordpress curl 6 Could not resolve host http_request_failed error

I am running a website through tor, but there are two errors in the site health item as above. Is there a solution?
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Two onion links to one site

I want to make two onion links to one site on my web server I created a new address with mkp224o. Got the hostname file and 2 keys. I put it in var/lib/tor Edited the torrc Now it's like this: ...
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When using Tor, will a personal router log my traffic?

If so, will it log the addresses of visited sites, just that I'm using Tor, or something else? I've gotten mixed answers from research, most saying that it'll only see I'm using Tor. However, it's ...
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How to use a specfic Tor middle node

I have a question related to Tor middle node. I already see some of the answers from here. But non of them is recent so I was thinking maybe some imporoment happen in Tor by now. I want to choose a ...
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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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Does using Tor via Whonix protects privacy over public Wifi

I read that to be able to browse anonymously, using only Tor is not sufficient: Your ISP can see that you are on Tor but he cannot see what pages you are visiting because of onion routing. On the ...
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How does Tor deal with IP changes on cellular data

Example: When using cellular data it is common to lose connection, and reconnect. How does Tor Browser deal with this, are there any security implications? i.e leaking of data to connected websites?
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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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Files downloaded from TOR could have trackers which act through outgoing connections. How to identify and remove the trackers?

Sorry, I'm new to this. From TOR's FAQ: Don't open documents downloaded through Tor while online Tor Browser will warn you before automatically opening documents that are handled by external ...
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Sudden Tor Browser doesn't start anymore due to no file access permission

I realise this question has been asked so many times yet the solutions provided don't seem to work for me. I'm inclined to reinstall but first wanted to ask and try to understand the problem. I run ...
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