Unanswered Questions

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Why does adding a Guard-Exit (EE) node in Tor yield more catch probability than adding a guard and exit node separately?

The following is the default Tor network in shadow simulator: Total BW of Guard flagged nodes=258.15 MB/S Total BW of Middle nodes=23.69 MB/S Total BW of Exit flagged nodes=13.23 MB/S Total BW ...
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List of attacks that try to trick browser to not use SOCKS/Tor

I've heard it called "disbanding" attacks where the attacker induces a client into not routing a connection over Tor. Basically all of the things that the TBB protects against. Examples might be ...
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I cannot log-in, in hangout when using Tor Browser

Normally I log-in my google plus page using the Tor Browser. However, I cannot use hangouts in google plus. It says "please sign in to chat with your friends". I have tried many times to sign in, but ...
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TAILS on USB: How to use the rest of the stick

I put the TAILS ISO on a 32GB USB stick with 'dd' (Didn't have a smaller one.) diskutil GUI says the resulting partition is one GB but df in the terminal says it is four GB. diskutil does show the ...
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Why does Tor Browser open my timezone file?

During launch, Tor Browser opens /usr/share/zoneinfo/(continent)/(city) Why? How can I hide that info?
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How to ssh to a hidden service with torsocks

How do I ssh to a hidden service with torsocks? Manual for torsocks says that ssh should work just fine yet it doesn't. It fails with the following: $ torsocks ssh username@example.onion ...
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Issues with Tails and a high dpi screen

I am booting from Tails using a usb. I can start up the machine fine, but everything looks very small. My resolution is 2880x1800 with a dpi of 220, but it is detected as 2880x1800 with a dpi of 94. ...
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Is (provider rotating) DNSCrypt inside Whonix superior privacy-wise to defaulting to Tor exit nodes' DNS?

I use Whonix. I am interested in making clearnet traffic as private from third parties other than the sites I visit, as possible. This not only includes the NSA, but also third-party DNS providers ...
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Which one is preferable :electrum or blockchain.info in the sense of anonymity?

What is better option, electrum or blockchain.info when using Tor, regarding anonymity? I read here: http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-tor-anonymity-can-busted-2500-month/ that it's possible to ...
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Follow-up question: Why my log is not showing tor_notices.log and tor_traces.log?

I asked "Please Explain the Different Log Types, Specifically Warn and Notice" and saw "How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?". I set it the same way in my torrc. $ grep log /etc/tor/...
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I get a load balance error 429 on a particular website

In particular I get "Load Balancer Error: 429 Someone on your network is abusing this site with automated malicious software" when connecting to torrentz.eu or any mirror site. If I connect via my ...
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Can Tor be used with Netflix or Hulu?

I am curious as to how it would work to use Tor for Netflix or Hulu if I have paid subscriptions to both sites.
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How to open a .onion site?

I heard of the Tor browser from friend and downloaded it. I'm curious to see what exists on the .onion sites but all the ones I tried shows me an error message telling me that there is a connection ...
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How to set up tor private network without the simulator

Is there a way to make the private tor network do not use the simulator, such as shadow or chutney? If possible, do you how can I set up?
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starting Tor browser (Windows 7 - 64 bit) - error message

When launching the Tor browser.exe, the following error message pops up: Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please adjust your file system permissions and try again. Any ...

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