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Is there such a thing as a "Tor hidden website"?

You're right in some ways, but wrong on many key details. Tor is not simply a browser: Through Tor Browser is a product of the Tor Project, it is not itself Tor. Tor is the piece of software that ...
Alexander O'Mara's user avatar
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Why will myfigurecollection.net not load properly in Tor browser?

Because their CDN, s1.tsuki-board.net, blocks Tor connections with a captcha. Theoretically if you visit http://s1.tsuki-board.net alone and solve the captcha, you should have the home site working. ...
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Tor Search Engine? is there any Tor2web search engines in clearnet?

I prefer Bullmask search engine. Personally I'm using this tor search engine for tor2web. This site has a neat interface and those onion results are like google SERP. Also, you don't need tor browser ...
martin robert's user avatar
2 votes

How to easily verify certificates on .onion versions of clearnet sites?

[waves] Facebook-over-Tor-geek here. It's a toughie, the cleanest thing is to use the same SSL certificate in your clearnet and onion sites, but this only will work if you can use EV certificates on ...
Alec Muffett's user avatar
2 votes
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How don't websites easily get your IP through this method?

How would you propose this JavaScript code obtain the client's IP address? JS running in web browsers cannot run arbitrary commands on the host machine — that would be an extreme security violation. ...
slondr's user avatar
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How Tor sites are made, without javascript?

Good time of the day! The technologies used are exactly the same as for the regular websites, because Tor is just a port forwarding proxy for a web server. However - the good case to make a website is ...
Alexey Vesnin's user avatar
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Website not working in Tor

The website is blocking connections from Tor exit relays. There's not much you can do to get around it while using Tor. You can try using new circuits until you get a circuit with an exit relay that ...
Steve's user avatar
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Are .onion sites also written in HTML?

Building onion websites is generally no different than building regular websites. The main difference is the underlying connection protocol and not the website itself. You build onion websites using ...
Steve's user avatar
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windows program "webroot" blocks access to tor download

There is a thread on the Webroot forums about this, and here's an official answer from December 2015: Hello everyone, I just got off the phone with one of our team members that handles this ...
Greg Hewgill's user avatar
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Does the Tor browser save cached versions of .onion sites to computer?

The Tor Browser is designed to avoid writing any sensitive data to disk unless the user changes the default settings to enable a feature that does record sensitive data. So with the default settings, ...
Steve's user avatar
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1 vote

Will Tor block favicons by default?

No, Tor Browser does not block favicons. From the paper: Nonetheless, browsers like Brave have recently adopted built-in anti-fingerprinting techniques which can affect our attack's performance (...
Steve's user avatar
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Search engine optimization for .onion sites

It is totally up to "designer" of this Search Engine, is not? Google has published their index-method, it is called PageRank, so here you could at least guess a little bit... Nevertheless, ...
guess_guess_guess's user avatar
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Website Monitoring of Tor Onion Services

I don't know of any uptime SaaS providers that support monitoring websites on their onion service endpoints. cron Until that day comes (as it's hard to think of a reason why any admins shouldn't make ...
Michael Altfield's user avatar
1 vote

Does ISP know I have an onion server if I set up a onion website at home?

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 ...
Steve's user avatar
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Orfox won't load pages

Don't know if it's related, but the same issue seems to happen to me sometines. Simply changing identity works for me, tapping the round arrow in the notification or restarting orbot. Hope this helps
fedeb's user avatar
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Noticed an outdated instruction in Tor documentation site, how to correct it?

Take a look at the Contact page. Your best bet would probably either be the IRC channel, or to Tweet them.
Richard Horrocks's user avatar
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Does Tor block network administrators from determining sites accessed/data downloaded?

If they're only looking at your network traffic then they would know you are using Tor. They wouldn't be able to know what your traffic contained or where it was sent to or received from but they ...
cacahuatl's user avatar
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Does Tor block network administrators from determining sites accessed/data downloaded?

Tor won't prohibit them from having their intentions, but it will disarm a lot of their tools and approaches : they will simply be unable to circumvert your traffic in many ways and using certain ...
Alexey Vesnin's user avatar
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Editing Wikipedia on Tor without creating an account?

You must understand that new Tor exit nodes are being created every minute or so. You can just use a new one, it will not be in Wikipedia block list. I do not remember the correct torrc option for ...
Валерий Заподовников's user avatar
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how to find onion websites?

https://www.reddit.com/r/onions/ has a large number of them. Make sure to read the sidebar for a list of search engines. You can find all contributed onion services here. The Tor project's own onion ...
elmerjfudd's user avatar
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Is there guarantee of privacy to buy onion hosting?

But traditionally for a regular non-onion site we usually buy hosting. Can I buy hosting for a onion site? Absolutely! You can pay for a VPS or a managed server or even co-locate your own server. ...
elmerjfudd's user avatar
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viewing files on local machine via tor browser

This is probably going to be based more on how your OS works but I will try to answer the question. First, the easy one. In Firefox or any other normal browser, you can go to file:/// to browse your ...
elmerjfudd's user avatar
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Problem visiting a website

The problem is in NoScript addon which is installed in TOR Browser. You can temporary enable Java Script in the site in order to use the full features of the site. In the following picture, I've ...
Mir Saman's user avatar
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Exclude specific site from using TOR

Yes... Two ways. Since on most installs, only the TorBrowser goes through Tor, just open google in chrome. If you don't like [1] you could install FoxyProxy and configure a rule to bypass the Tor ...
Dan's user avatar
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Why am I getting ads by Google

This site and many others show advertisement. The task of Tor Browser is to make sure that those sites can't access your information. So they can't access cookies which come from other tabs or ...
Jens Kubieziel's user avatar
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How this website see Real location?

I tested right now ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) and the website just appear the exit node location, are you sure your connection did not coincidentally fall into an exit-node of your own country?
Kordycepts's user avatar
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Why do I see the hidden service directory in my browser?

The configuration of your Tor Onion Service and of your webserver are two separate things. When you want to start a Tor Onion Service you configure your webserver. That especially means set up a ...
Jens Kubieziel's user avatar
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Preview site content safely

You could simply try searching for the address on a search engine that indexes .onions which should give you an idea of what the site is about. If that doesn't work: Since your concern seems to be ...
Anonymous's user avatar
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Can .onion website owner see visitor IP address connecting using TOR network?

If everything is working as intended, then NO, the .onion website owner Cannot see a visitor IP address. Most leaks, such as from insecure plugins would be unable to reveal your IP to a .onion site ...
John Annoyed Grunt's user avatar
1 vote

How to sign a petition on a website with Tor (undisplayed button)

The site seems broken, accidentally. The way it's using Cloudflare breaks it for any IP that has some high "risk" score in their listing (I.E. any that would be prompted with a captcha before ...
cacahuatl's user avatar
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