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What happens if one downloads the tor borrower then the VPN app, which is fine, but one person had accedently used his own email address and he recieved a email from tor say confirm to continue but realized a video he was saw said do not use your personal email, but he confirmed it but he did confirm it and so tor is working through his email now but he ...


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You have installed a virus scanner, whose task it is to look for things that the manufacturer considers to be correct on your computer. Many virus scanners even report badly found things to the virus scanner manufacturer and check them again for you. What the virus scanner manufacturer is actually looking for on your computer, probably only he knows himself....


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The name HSDir comes from "hidden service directory". These HSDir nodes make up something called a distributed hash table. This is somewhat similar to a distributed phone book where you look up information about a hidden service from these HSDir nodes. You do not actually connect to the hidden service through this HSDir. Instead you download the hidden ...


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Let's say a bad node is actively scanning sites. If you have a link to example.onion/user404/data/page/example123.txt then yes they can see that because you linked to it. Also, if you turn on directory browsing in your web server and the node sees example.onion/user404 and can browse into those files and subdirectories then yes they could see that. If you ...


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I believe the traffic is encrypted 8 times (not including the TLS link crypto): 3 times along the client's circuit, 4 times along the onion service's circuit, and once more for the end-to-end encryption from the rendezvous handshake. Client ─── A ─── B ─── C ─── Z ─── Y ─── X ─── Onion │ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ │ └───────┴─────┴────...


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