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Disguising proxy requests as Tor browser requests

I'm hoping there's a simple fix for this issue so here goes. I've setup a proxy with Polipo and nginx which works really well on most hidden services. However certain websites start an endless loop at ...
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How to force Tor Browser to use specific exit node for specific website

Some websites are able to detect that you are using Tor network and block your connection. The most well-known example is https://google.com, which will re-direct you to a Captcha page on most exit ...
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Q & A: How do Firefox addons remove your privacy and anonymity while using the Tor browser?

I know not to install Firefox addons or plugins as it can compromise your privacy as stated by the Tor project. But what are the specific ways these addons can remove your anonymity and how can users ...
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Why I always need to start Tor at least two times so it starts correctly?

...and don't get the red web page that says "something went wrong", this is version 10.0.9 on Windows, this didn't happened before, the startup was smooth. wtf ?
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Backend frontend system

i want to have a Tor backend with onion link. But i want it with a frontend like, backend only work with frontend. And 2. Question - I want to translate the tor traffic to the clearweb like tor2web ...
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react-native-tor response -> {"_U":0,"_V":0,"_W":null,"_X":null}

I'm playing with react-native-tor NPM. When testing get request try { // Use built in client to make REST calls to .onion urls routed through the Sock5 proxy ! const resp = await tor ...
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how to send email anonymous from Gmail

If I send email from gmail account using Tor browser with VPN connection can my identity be anonymous? can anyone find me out by tracking my email?
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I'm blind, how can I figure out the captas on Tor sights?

Often times when making an account there is a CAPTCHA and they don't have an audio alternative. How can a blind person get around this as it can cause issues for a blind person wanting to speak with ...
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What's so bad about using Tor from home?

If Tor browser anonymizes our IP address, why go to extra lengths to not use Tor from home? What added benefit does going to a public wi-fi hotspot even provide a Tor user? Does it simply defend ...
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Persistent installation of Python and non-native packages in Tails OS

Can Python (or Anaconda) be installed and run on Tails OS? If so, how to have a persistent installation of Python/Anaconda in a Tails USB drive? I thought Tails cleanses itself of any program that is ...
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Upload image file from directory to websites

I'm trying to upload image files (e.g. .jpg .jpeg .png) to certain social media websites (i.e. twitter) using the Tor Browser yet the uploaded images look all jumbled up, as in, there are pixels but ...
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What did Darknet shoppers use before Bitcoin?

Bitcoin was only invented in 2008. Darknet has a much longer history than that. Given that Bitcoin first became a dominant currency on the darknet, and still is, what were darknet users using for a ...
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Can't connect to Tor with python 3.9

I'm trying to access my tor server with python with the module torpy, but it didn'y worked. It continue sayying that the server is not reachable, but with tor I can connect with it. I've tryied this ...
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Tails OS on one USB drive, but save downloaded files to second USB or SD drive

If two USB drives are connected to a Windows notebook, one containing the Tails OS, are there any security loopholes or anonymity breaches by downloading files from .onion sites to the second USB ...
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Socat only connecting to V2 Onion addresses

I'm trying to capture onion addresses so they can be accessed via my hidden service. I'm just running into some trouble getting socat set up. I can connect to old style V2 addresses but not V3 ...
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Can you have a setup with both VPN over Tor and Tor over VPN

Is it possible to first connect to a VPN (like NordVPN or another VPN which supports VPN over Tor) that is preconfigured for Tor and then connect to a VPN once you are browsing in Tor to encrypt both ...
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How to be more anonymous and safe on Tor

Is it possible to more anonymous and on Tor than this setup and browsing method: Using Tails OS from USB which stores no data on hard drive Using Tor browser on safest mode Always automatically ...
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Is it possible to pass a traffic through socks under tor to prevent tor exit node IP detection?

Is it possible to pass a traffic through socks under tor to prevent tor exit node IP detection? In my case, for TOR browser especially. Traffic scheme: Local network -> TOR -> SOCKS proxy -> ...
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Search engine optimization for .onion sites

Torch is an example of a darknet search engine. How can search engine optimization (SEO) be done to make an .onion site appear at the top of search results? how is darknet SEO different than regular ...
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What's the recommended timeout when torifying an application to access an onion service (torsocks .onion timeout)?

What does the Tor Project recommend to be the best timeout setting to use when contacting an onion service? I'm wrapping an ancient perl script with torsocks so that it can reach my website via its ....
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Project Gutenberg is blocked in Germany

Due to a lawsuit Project Gutenberg is blocked in Germany. However if I try to access it using the Tor Browser project Gutenberg is still blocked. The message "Your IP Address in Germany is ...
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configuring a reverse proxy over TOR

I have 2 hidden services hosted on seperate debian servers, they both work perfectly. I'm looking at using my first hidden service as a reverse proxy to access the second one. So basically if I access ...
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How does JavaScript interfere with Tor browser anonymity?

Heard that JavaScript interferes with Tor when browsing the internet causing a breach in its security wall, having the effect of a hole in the ozone layer. Why is this? How does this breach work ...
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Does Tor Browser get a unique fingerprint with JavaScript, even if HTML5 Canvas data is blocked (amiunique.org)?

Tor Browser settings Security slider is on "Safest" JavaScript is enabled (otherwise no Canvas fingerprint possible by site) "Extract Canvas Data" is blocked: Issue amiunique....
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Tor access for reddit.com causes 503 Service Unavailable

I always use Tor for reddit.com, amongst other websites, and occasionally would get a 503 Service Unavailable response. Hitting F5 or new circuit for this site usually clears this. Now 503 Service ...
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Private Tor network connection issue due to error in TLS handshake

I have tried to create a private Tor network by using Chutney and Raspberry pis. I generated torrc and certificate files in chutney for a basic minimum network (4 Authorities, 1 Client and 1 Exit). I ...
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Running a Tor Bridge Relay on Ubuntu

I am trying to set up a bridge relay on my ubuntu 20.04 system but getting stuck at step 3. Edit your Tor config file, usually located at /etc/tor/torrc and replace its content with: When I open the ...
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How do darknet merchants ensure the shipping of illegal goods to customer's home? [closed]

Why do people think they can get away with buying illegal goods and counterfeit money online when it is going to get inspected by border control anyway? Besides that, to get the goods, you're no ...
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Polipo as a reverse proxy over TOR

I'm trying to create a reverse proxy over the Tor network but am having some trouble. I have 2 hidden services setup on Nginx on seperate servers and I want hiddenservice1 to mirror hiddenservice2. I'...
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Are Tor and BitTorrent somehow related?

Both Tor and BitTorrent contain the same three-letter word, so based on whatever etymology, is there some sort of association they share, not just in syntax but in computing architecture or founding ...
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Does the Tor browser save cached versions of .onion sites to computer?

When browsing the web, cached versions of websites are downloaded and saved for indefinite periods automatically by internet browsers. Every image and .html file associated with the website are stored ...
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How to run IRC through Tor to download files by XDCC?

How to download a file via XDCC from an IRC bot anonymously using Tor? Which IRC client is most compatible with Tor and can be used to /msg the IRC bot to send me files by XDCC? Is it some sort of ...
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How is a .onion URL resolved?

I am interested in how a .onion url is resolved to a server in the Tor network. In the normal internet there is DNS, which is not used on the Tor network. How does the name resolution work there?
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Will Tor block favicons by default?

I realized this was possible years ago but people told me I was crazy and that it was impossible. https://www.ghacks.net/2021/01/22/favicons-may-be-used-to-track-users/
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Month-long bitcoin subscription on .onion sites: How are returning subscribers identified each day?

If a month-long subscription is paid in Bitcoin to an .onion site using Tor browser, how does that site still recognize/identify the same anonymous user when the return in subsequent sessions, given ...
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Tor without Tails or VPN

How easy is it for the ISP or other party to see online movement of someone using the Tor browser without the Tails OS, as well as without a VPN? From what's written Tor doesn't automatically come ...
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Are Tor state files under /var/lib/tor functionally write-only?

Does any of the tor software/infrastructure read state files under /var/lib/tor? Or (unlike, say, cache files) are they simply there for debugging/monitoring (and presumably can be removed at will)?
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torrc file for a private Directory Authority in Private Tor network

I am trying to build a private tor network using raspberry pis. As a start, I am trying to emulate the basic-min network configuration (4 Authorities(also works as non-exit relays), 1 Exit, 1 Client) ...
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TOR over VPN for home network

I would like to use a VPN service that does not support a build in Tor over VPN option. So would there be a way to make this at home for the whole network? Would something like this make sense? ...
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Tails mobile OS for smart phones: where is it?

These two articles from March 2020 claim to have insider knowledge about Tor developing the Tails OS for use on mobile smart phones, but where actually is this product now, is it available yet? If not ...
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Which major sites block Tails and Tor visitors from creating user accounts?

This documentation discusses how networks can fingerprint a user who's using Tails OS https://tails.boum.org/doc/about/fingerprint/index.en.html There's plenty of write-ups on how Tails and Tor ...
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Can the USB drive containing Tails OS be shared with other files?

If Tails OS is installed on a USB drive, can other files of considerable size not related to Tails also be saved on the same USB drive in a separate folder, or is this not recommended? If not, why?
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Tor Address Migrate/Copying [duplicate]

Hello, I want to move my v3 onion address to the new server. How can I do? Thanks
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Ideal computer for running Tails and Tor on Windows?

I read the system requirements for Tor and Tails, but for Windows-based x86 (64-bit) systems, what properties or hardware should someone steer away from when making a purchase that might make the ...
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How to redirect OpenVPN traffic through Tor along with all server traffic

I have a VDS server and OpenVPN on it. I want to redirect all server traffic (including OpenVPN) through Tor. I tried using this example and I was able to redirect server traffic, but OpenVPN traffic ...
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Why can't I connect through tor when I can connect through tor browser?

I am trying to use tor on Windows to access Imgur which is blocked in my country, now when I try to use Tor Browser with obfs4 everything seems fine but when I try to use only tor somehow I can't ...
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Using Tor with Tails and captcha prompt in yahoo site

-When I use Tor in Windows and try to login to my Yahoo account I don't get ask for captcha (find vehicles, bicycles etc...) -When I use Tor with Tails and try to login to same Yahoo account I am ...
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Tor browser drops cookies for .onion websites

.onion websites don’t need HTTPS because Tor hidden service provides defense against man-in-the-middle attacks. Yet, it seems that .onion websites without https are not able to persist cookies which ...
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Device spoofing, instead of MAC address spoofing

Besides MAC address spoofing, how can device name, device brand, and device type spoofing (randomization?) be done on a Tails (windows) system, so that WLAN hotspot hosts see different information ...
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Besides MAC address, how else do public wi-fi networks identify connected hardware devices?

The list of connected WLAN clients (users) on my wi-fi only gives the following fields per user: Duration of time connected IP address MAC address Device name The last two fields are always unique ...

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