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Sending data to hidden service without browser

So I have currently setup a hidden service to give me an onion address and the port it runs off is port 80 or 443. For some cybersecurity research I'm doing, I was initially going to setup an exit ...
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Obfuscation to Interfere With Traffic Analysis

In contemplating traffic analysis, it occurred to me that having something generating extra legitimate (but irrelevant) traffic might help. To that end, I wrote a short Python script that: Takes one ...
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Create a SocksPort with fix circuit/greater MaxCircuitDirtiness

For all my applications I am happy with the 10 min MaxCircuitDirtiness - it shall not change. But there is one application that needs the same IP for multiple requests (more than 10 min apart). I ...
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Does clicking on "new circuit for this site" too often risk deanonymization?

I have a (probably stupid) quirk/OCB: When I want my traffic to a website to be particularly hard to backtrace, I click dozens of times on the new circuit for this site button (sometimes for >15 ...
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Is my public IP, the one that I get from Tor, that of an exit relay of that of a bridge when I connect to tor through a bridge?

When I connect to Tor through a bridge, is the public IP that the services like websites see that of an exit relay or that of a bridge? Is my public IP always that of an exit relay, irrespective of ...
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Can you specify the IP to the Onionperf from which u want to measure download performance of Tor network?

I'm trying to set up Onionperf measurement for a given IP node. As far as I know the default configuration serves and fetches data from a local host and is transfered through Tor netowrk. I would like ...
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Invalid Onionsite Address

Most of the onion links that I copy paste in DuckDuckGo on tor browser show 'invalid onionsite address'. Even the very common ones like the url for torch. I tried connecting with a bridge, it didn't ...
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irssi with Tor - Mapped hostname not working

I'm a newbie to Tor so maybe I'm doing something wrong. I installed Tor in a Raspberry Pi Zero W, connected to the local network, and modified the /etc/tor/torrc file so that it can be accessed only ...
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Can Android see my Tor traffic? Running Tor over Tails

I was spending a lot of time investigating cryptocurrencies using Tor over Tails, mostly Wiki. When I closed browser and opened Twitter on my Android there were crypto ads all over! Bluetooth on both ...
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How can I limit the numbers of connections a Tor Relay is able to make? (iptables)

My router doesn't seem to have enough RAM to hold all Tor connections. My internet's basically dead. Have to use mobile internet :( So I have to limit the connections that Tor makes or the server ...
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V3 Client Auth breaks systemctl default service

https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/111276/not-able-to-create-private-v3-onion-service/111603#111603 This is related to the above post. Running tor with -f /etc/tor/torrc works fine, but it ...
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Is it doable to send an email from a gmail account via a torified Python script?How might I utilize a bridge with torsocks when torifying such script?

I wrote an interactive Python script that sends an email from my gmail without using the browser: #!/usr/bin/env python3 from smtplib import SMTP, SMTP_SSL from email import encoders from email.mime....
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What is mirroring a Tor directory

In the torrc there is 'uncomment this to mirror directory information for others, please do if you have enough bandwith' I basically would have some bandwith free but my router is out of RAM. But this ...
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SAFECOOKIE authentication with a single script

https://stem.torproject.org/faq.html#i-m-using-safe-cookie-authentication I am trying to automate the process. Problem is that nc/netcat,socat,telnet client response has to act based on the server ...
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Hide/disable clearnet website and make onyl available through onion link

it seems like an easy question but I cannot find good information. I have built a PHP website that is of course available in the clearnet through the IP and I have a hidden service running (so it is ...
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How to access Tor's request error logs?

There is the following non working URL: http://jamie3vkiwibfiwucd6vxijskbhpjdyajmzeor4mc4i7yopvpo4p7cyd.onion/ When I open Tor binary and route a GET request through it I receive: socks connect tcp ...
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How do I configure my router to allow a tor connection into onionshare?

I want to onionshare a file from a pc running tails that is behind a firewall. The firewall currently forwards a couple of ports to a webserver on a different device, but blocks all others. Everything ...
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Tried for 120 seconds to get a connection to [scrubbed]:80. Giving up. (waiting for circuit)

Self-hosting onion service and noticed service has availability issues. Added following API route over clear net to monitor availability using Cronitor. app.get("/api/status/tor", async (req,...
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Not able to ssh over tor

I did setup and V3 hidden service for ssh but I'm not able to connect to the server through tor. When I run torify ssh USER@MYHIDDENSERVICEADDRESS.onionI get the following error: 1639811611 ERROR ...
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would this break onion security? serving clearnet resources from an onion site to force visitors to go through exit nodes

i read in another post "Onion services do not use exits and are end-to-end encrypted. They don't need HTTPS for its encryption and its impossible for connections to be man-in-the-middled." I ...
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Tab crashes when I am faced with a CAPTCHA

When I try to access Discord in the TOR browser, a lot of times I am asked to complete a captcha when I log in. When the captcha pops up, I get a message saying "This tab has crashed" on TOR ...
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Tor only starts hidden service when launched manually

I had big troubles upgrading tor from v2 to v3 (because of libevent...). Finally, when starting tor manually the circuit is created and sock is working. However, when using service tor restart, the ...
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TOR Network blocked in Russia

Are there any plans to circumvent the block of TOR Network in Russia?
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How to compile Arti on Windows?

I have attempted to compile Arti (https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/core/arti) on Windows but I get: note: LINK : fatal error LNK1181: cannot open input file 'sqlite3.lib' Does anyone know how to fix ...
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Tor does not create new .onion address after reinstall to v3

My tor server stopped working vecause v2 has been deprecated. I could not get it into creating new v3 .onion address, so I uninstalled tor and installed again. Here is part of my torrc file: ...
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Tor does not work since yesterday. There is no error log

I open my Tor Browser and nothing happens: it immediately says "Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Until you ...
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Are obfs4 bridges still effective against state-of-the-art Tor blocking techniques?

In response to the recent upsurge in Tor blocking efforts and following the Tor website recommendations, I decided to run a Tor bridge with obfs4proxy. I would imagine however that obfs4proxy bridges ...
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Cannot connect to tor hidden sevice on my server after years of use

may I please ask for help? My hidden service is now not working after years of using it. It is installed on ubuntu server. When I try to access it with tor browser, I now get "Invalid onion ...
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VPN through Tor. Are there any errors in my settings and can anonymity be improved?

I need to route traffic from multiple mobile apps and all sites through tor. Some apps and websites block tor traffic. For this reason, I decided to use tor and vpn together (vpn through tor). I know ...
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How does Tor connect to a server while hiding it's ip?

This may be a naive question. When I type in a .onion address I assume that the Tor network is designed to not know the ip of the server, or else law enforcement could easily subpoena Tor saying "...
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Exiting Tor Browser correctly by command

I am writing a script in bash that automatically starts tor browser by ./start-tor-browser google.com and trace for some time and end the process. After that I start the tor browser again and after ...
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AdBlock extension in TorBrowser using a lot of CPU power

I upgraded my TorBrowser to 11.0.1, and started noticing that the CPU in my machine is now doing a lot of work when I open TorBrowser. CPU load of 140-150% is reported used on TorBrowser (a CPU with ...
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What prevents the first relay from decrypting the rest of the layers in the onion packet?

My understanding of Tor is that each relay peels back a layer and forwards what's left. But why can't the first relay simply unpeel all of the layers and see what the actual data is?
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Rebuttal to Sven Taylor's article on Tor?

In October 2019, Sven Taylor published a sobering article titled Is Tor Trustworthy and Safe?. In it he argues that (numbering mine), US government agencies can de-anonymize Tor users on a “wide ...
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How to Disable Tor and Use the Tor Browser as a Privacy Hardened Firefox

I know this question has been asked multiple times here, but they are all very outdated (5+ years old), and none of the answers work with the latest versions. I am specifically asking for solutions to ...
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Start window with particular IP address

I would like to simulate my web browsing for certain IPs in particular regions in the US. Is there a way to start a Tor window with a randomish IP from a certain city or zip code? Something like this: ...
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Does Tor still maintain a list of all relays?

I know that few years ago (2015 and 2017), there was a centralized list of all Tor Relays. Is this still the case? Or is there some decentralization of the nodes?
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Public network safe with TOR?

As I know, public networks are highly dangerous for normal people as hacker can obtain their private data. One way to prevent this is using a VPN, since after the connection everything is encrypted. ...
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Tor Browser opens a new window with VPN ad each time a pirate bay search is started. Std Tor settings to block. How do you stop these popup ads?

Tor Browser opens a new window with VPN ad each time a pirate bay search is started. Std Tor settings to block. How do you stop these popup ads?
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user access to /var/lib/tor denied after fresh tor install on raspberry pi 4

Raspberry PI 4 running Raspbian Full Install, I followed the instructions at https://community.torproject.org/onion-services/setup/install/ following the debian/ubuntu section but using the default ...
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How to get as many new unique IPs as possible?

I am currently using one TOR browser and get on average 722 unique different IPs per day. I use MaxCircuitDirtiness 10 which gives me a new circuit/IP every 10 seconds. Next I set up a second tor ...
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Finding source code of the Tor metrics site

Hello I'm creating my own private tor network for me and my friends but I was wondering does anyone know where I can find the source code of the tor metric site? It would be really nice if I could see ...
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Gap - Counting number of packages to determine client?

I read a lot about onion routing and I am confused about the following fact on Wikipedia: Only the final node, the "exit node", is able to determine its own location in the chain. In my eyes ...
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Socks Proxy or Tor Browser for self/friendhosted services?

I'm wondering.. Would you use Tor Browser for self-hosted or friendhosted onion services? Or would you use your own Firefox+socks proxy specifically for these services? I reckon there might be a lot ...
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What are "YEC" and "https-e" mentioned in Tor Browser 11.0.1 changelog?

Quotations from the changelog: Bug 40059: YEC activist sign empty in about:tor on RTL locales Bug 40383: Workaround issue in https-e wasm I assume this has something to do with Tor Browser ...
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realvnc viewer login username grayed out

When I login using vncviewer to vnc server it doesn't give me a user name in the login prompt, just a password. If I enter the password it won't log me in. I thought it might have a default username ...
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Fetching the Tor Developers key

C:\Users\HP\Downloads>gpg --auto-key-locate nodefault,wkd --locate-keys torbrowser@torproject.org gpg: error retrieving 'torbrowser@torproject.org' via WKD: Certificate expired gpg: error reading ...
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Static/Portable Tor Build For MacOS

Pretty much what the title says, is it possible to get a static Tor build running with modern code? All of the examples I've seen of this are from years ago, mostly on Linux too. I'm in an environment ...
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NAT PIERCING IN TOR

I was reading an article on how TOR has NAT piercing properties and I need to ask please: What is NAT piercing (in relation to the TOR network) and how does NAT piercing help the TOR network. And also,...
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Tor as daemon won't load torrc file, will run it when invoked as root via CLI

I've installed Tor on a debian bullseye setup, using Tor's own repo. When I invoke Tor through the command line (as root), the service loads correctly and I can access my test .onion site through a ...

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