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Unless you edit your tor configuration (your torrc file) to add an onion service, tor won't run any onion services and no one will be able to connect to any of your local servers, so you're safe. Even if you accidentally set up a v3 onion service, anyone who wishes to connect to your service would need to know the full 32-byte public identity key of the ...


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I also tried to open the Shutterstock site and got the same error message. Furthermore I used several different exit relays. All resulting in the same message. So I assume they block the Tor network. Also the message "406 Not Acceptable" indicates it. You can try to reach out to them and ask why they're blocking the network. Sometimes companies ...


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It is generally easy for an ISP to tell that you're connecting to the Tor network. Tor onion service traffic looks similar to Tor client proxy traffic, so it shouldn't be immediately obvious to your ISP that you're running an onion service (compared to acting as a Tor client). They may be able to infer it's an onion service based on traffic patterns. For ...


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As of March 2021, it appears the HARICA, a certificate authority based in Greece, also allows you to obtain an SSL certificate for a .onion domain. While HARICA offers them cheaper, To quote their website, one of the types of certificates they offer is listed as SSL DV Onion (Domain Validated - Onion): SSL/TLS Server Certificate that includes one or more ...


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As of February 2020, this is now technically possible, but it has yet to be implemented by Let's Encrypt. Why https for .onion domains? First, I think it's necessary to point out that there are non-security-related, logistical reasons for why you'd want to add a valid TLS cert for a website served on an onion service: there are many tools/protocols that are ...


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