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"...Windows is full of key-loggers, Trojans and..." is a bit overblown. In general, the chances of a Windows box being infected with malware are higher than a Linux box. Mainly because Windows is a very popular target. Since Windows is closed source, as opposed to Linux which is open source, you (the user/consumer) can not tell what key-logging, screen-...


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This method launches multiple Tor instances, each with its own SocksPort and ControlPort. This ensures that the Tor Browsers are fully functional, portable, and self-contained. However, someone should confirm that I haven't missed anything that could compromise TBs security. Optional: Download, verify, and install Tor Browser. Make copies of the Tor ...


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This is a known bug, due to the lack of developers working on the Expert bundle. Meanwhile, if you are looking for a workaround, you can use Tor binaries and files found in the TorBrowserBundle. You will find Tor/ and Data/ directories under c:\path-to-your-torbrowser-dir\TorBrowser\Browser. The rest should be easy. And you will get a console output with ...


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During the time when you encountered this fluctuation Tor had some problems with a botnet. Some ukrainian guy deployed Tor nodes and they build cuircits. As there were quite a huge amount of clients, this put a fair share of load on the relays. Maybe your relay also was affected. This fluctuation should have disappeared because tried to remove the malware.


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Install the first Tor browser as directed. Then change the folder name, perhaps adding "a" or "1" to the end. Now install the second Tor browser, and change its folder name, continuing whatever pattern you've chosen. Open the second Tor browser, and browse about:config. Search for "torlauncher", and double-click the extensions.torlauncher.start_tor (whichs ...


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Tor relies on TCP,please see more details about how Tor works in https://www.torproject.org/about/overview.html.en ,notice " Tor only works for TCP streams and can be used by any application with SOCKS support."So you can`t use Tor through UDP protocol.


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It is repeatedly warning you about the time being wrong. A synchronized clock is extremely important to make a connection to anything even if you've been able to download all of the consensus information. 7/8/2015 6:49:43 AM.695 [WARN] Our clock is 1 hours, 10 minutes behind the time published in the consensus network status document (2015-07-08 08:00:00 ...


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The worst thing that can happen is that the add-on tries to access the internet and doesn't use Tor. --> that will destroy your anonymity and release your real IP address! Hopefully the worst thing will not happen, but what definitely happens is that you(r browser) will get more trackable with every additional add-on! Here are some tests to see how unique ...


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Whenever I've got that message, it's been because a Firefox process actually was running, even though there was no Firefox window. Since it sounds like you're running Windows, have you tried Ctrl-Alt-Del to open the system manager and looked for a Firefox process? If you find one, try killing it.


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Open Data\Tor\torrc-defaults in Notepad. Now move the cursor at the end of the file and insert a new line (Press Enter). Write ExitNodes {au}, press Enter again and probably write also StrictNodes 1 (you choose only nodes from AU and when there are none the Tor connection fails). Next step is to restart Tor and the settings become effective.


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I successfully configured Tor Browser 5.0.1 as default browser in Windows 8. Note that you cannot open Firefox and Tor Browser in parallel when using this solution. Probably both browsers use the same marker for the -osint flag, so that you have to close one browser completely before starting the other one. 1. Don't check default browser. First disable "...


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It's running in the background. For console output, add | more to the end. Like this: tor --hash-password "Password" | more I recommend new users to go with Vidalia from here


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Yes - the surrounding details about this are desribed in the General FAQ You should hide the list of Tor relays, so people can't block the exits. There are a few reasons we don't: We can't help but make the information available, since Tor clients need to use it to pick their paths. So if the "blockers" want it, they can get it anyway. ...


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You can run tor.exe without Tor browser in this way: 1) Copy torrc.defaults into the directory in which tor.exe is 2) Open cmd prompt windows 3) chdir to the directory where tor.exe is 4) Execute cmd line: tor.exe -f .\torrc.defaults You will see tor is running and Socks listening on port 9150, Control listening on port 9151.


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The confusing set of instructions is likely an artefact from previous versions. The Expert Bundle doesn't get as much attention from developers as would be hoped... With regards to the lack of output, there's a similar thread, here: Tor expert bundle on Windows - no installation instructions The lack of output is likely due to the same bug mentioned in the ...


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You can tell that they use Tor, but not what they do on Tor. Not from sniffing the network alone. If you own the machines they use, you could install software on it that tells you what they do, regardless of Tor. This is not something I would recommend you do without telling your kids/employees! At the end of the day, Tor was designed against you.


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Windows 10 has a keylogger embedded, thus all the words, codes, psws that user insert using keyboard could be sent to Windows Servers and to authorities per request. Does it mean we should use "on screen" keyboard or other alternative input (speech) while using Tor? Unfortunately, Windows 10 has camera-logger embedded as well as microphone-logger embedded ...


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DNSCrypt does not give you protection against man-in-the-middle attacks, it just moves where the man-in-the-middle would need to be. For example, if the man-in-the-middle existed between your upstream resolver and the authoritative DNS servers for the domain or between them and some recursive resolver or between their upstream recursive resolver and the ...


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Last time I built it, I got the mingw32 toolchain, and then started building the libraries needed. On our continuous integreation setup the Tor build for Win32 pulls in the builds for for libevent, openssl, and zlib. The build scripts we use there might be helpful. I found Erinn's scripts to build the Tor Browser Bundle helpful when I set up our Jenkins, ...


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You can try out commenting all SocksPorts and ControlPorts, then setting SocksPort 0 and ControlPort 0 in torrc. When Tor is able to connect, then there is a chance, although it requires programming skills. Socks is just an interface for browsers (TBB's Firefox) to communicate with Tor. If you (or pay someone) could teach Tor and Firefox to communicate using ...


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It's fixed for bug #10419. Instead of a proper fix it "routes" localhost over Tor. See https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/10419#comment:32


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The correct syntax is as follows: ExcludeExitNodes {fr},{de},{??} StrictNodes 1 This should work for you.


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The first warning in the logs is this: 11/6/2015 7:05:53 AM.400 [WARN] Our clock is 1 days, 21 hours, 54 minutes behind the time published in the consensus network status document (2015-11-08 10:00:00 UTC). Tor needs an accurate clock to work correctly. Please check your time and date settings! So this is currently your main problem: Tor needs an ...


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The Tor Project Documentation has a page on Configuring a Tor relay. They point out that "since Vidalia (a graphical interface for Tor) is no longer included in Tor Browser, there are currently no easy relay packages for Windows and OS X users." You can still do this with Tor Browser, but you'll need to leave it running the whole time. You'll need to edit ...


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my thinking is that having all this Tor relay traffic co-mingling with the BitTorrent traffic would make any sort of traffic analysis of my Internet much more complicated. Not in any meaningful way, no. I am able to download files with the Vuze status as such. But I'm not seeding very much, and it's messing up my ratio. Seeding involves you publishing ...


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If the application appears to be running correctly under Wine, you can assume it is fully functional. The execution environment should not affect the application's behaviour. One consideration is that perhaps malware targeting Windows can now attack your Tor session.


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There is a tutorial how to use Raspberry Pi to make your own torified Wi-Fi.


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You can make the SOCKS proxy (which is what applications use to send traffic through Tor) useable by the local network. However, I don't know whether you can easily configure the tablet to use the proxy. The applications on the tablet can selectively disregard the proxy settings.


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