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How to configure apache for Tor hidden service

Apache doesn't run through Tor. It is a service that listens on the ip address(es) and port(s) you specify in its config file. If you want to configure Apache to host only hidden services, then you ...
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Something Serious -TBB Leaking Location indirectly to Facebook

I have found the reason for such leakage. It is actually fingerprinting of browser kind of technique which Facebook uses. First of all I disabled the Bookmarks Toolbar in TBB and then created a new ...
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Why did Tor quietly dropped suggestion to use HTML5 to watch video in youtube? Is some new leak or problem discovered?

The download page had a warning, that you should visit https://www.youtube.com/html5 and enable HTML5 support. So you do not need flash to watch YouTube videos. However right now YouTube works without ...
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cURL and wget with Tor

They will know you're (likely) using curl, similarly they might know you're using wget or pythons urllib based on the behaviour and other headers. They might be able to guess at other aspects of the ...
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Playing All Videos on Tor Safely

It's different because YouTube and some other video hosting sites support HTML5 video playback, which requires no plugins to function. It's just an open Web standard. That said, protocols like WebRTC ...
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Playing All Videos on Tor Safely

Any video that you can play inside TorBrowser should play safely, just make sure you don't install any additional plugins. This allows for example youtube to work almost all the time. There is no ...
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Is this JavaScript code dangerous?

It looks like it attempts to learn your IP address via a WebRTC connection. That this is possible was reported a while ago, but it never affected TorBrowser users as WebRTC is disabled in TorBrowser. ...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

DO NOT USE A VPN WITH TOR This has been documented to be a very bad idea. The VPN will track everything you do, and destroy your anonymity. Just connect directly to Tor, and if needed to access Tor,...
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Protect against pseudonymous identity activity on a forum and traffic correlation?

Assuming the observer is watching all the traffic from your computer and also that specific server, I think your best bet to help mask your activity is to make sure you use Tor for more than just ...
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nginx leaks my hidden service port number

I fixed it myself. I just added this directive to nginx.conf : port_in_redirect off; This directive briefly described in nginx doc: https://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_core_module.html#...
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How to Detect Tor Usage From Old Network Traces?

When https://exonerator.torproject.org/ is working, it will tell you whether an IP address was a relay for a given date. Besides that, you can find old consensuses and search yourself https://metrics....
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Location fetch of a website via Firefox while mobile hotspot is ON throghTOR

It gets your location from nearby wireless network names (ssid). The "How does it work" section on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/geolocation/ explains it: How does it work? When you ...
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List of attacks that try to trick browser to not use SOCKS/Tor

adding to the types you've mentioned there're two other kinds of them: Zero-Day exploits Tor browser is a Firefox by roots, so some Firefox zero-day exploits are affecting it too. It's OK for any ...
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Does traffic still go through Tor with this Exception Error in aria2c?

You could capture the traffic with a tool like WireShark. If it logs a direct connect to the used URL then the app is not using the Tor Socks Proxy. torify is maybe also an alternative for you, it ...
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Debian-based: torsocks + Chromium-browser = DNS Leakage?

Ohai ! You can use chromium with tor like that (look man) : chromium --proxy-server="socks5://127.0.0.1:9050" It should work :>
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Is it safe to use DNSCrypt along side TorBrowser Bundle?

You can find out whether DNS requests are resolved by TBB or DNScrypt here: http://ipleak.net/ (DNS detection only works with Javascript enabled) Keep in mind that the DNScrypt GUI versions made by ...
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Something Serious -TBB Leaking Location indirectly to Facebook

Opening a facebook account in itself could divulge who you are. consider the following: You need an email address and/or phone number to open a facebook account. The information you provided to email ...
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Something Serious -TBB Leaking Location indirectly to Facebook

I can see a few possibiltes: If you have friended anyone in your home country, facebook may be loading results based on what they like. Facebook may be loading results based on the language you have ...
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