mirimir
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Is there any bridge beetwen Tor and Freenet? Is there way to bridge Freenet site like a Tor hidden service?
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It's an old question, I know, but I have worked out how to run a Freenet node through OnionCat, or with a clearnet proxy linked via OnionCat. https://dbshmc5frbchaum2.onion/Freenet-OnionCat.html

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Hidden Service : To hide from isp or not to?
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In running a hidden service, the major deanonymization risk is poor OPSEC. There's also the attack described in Biryukov et al. (2013). But there, getting your identity from your ISP is the last step. ...

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ExitNodes doesn't seem to work
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Atlas reports that 96.47.226.20 is bolobolo1, and lists its country as the United States. However, What Is My IP Address? lists its country as "Anonymous Proxy". So does MaxMind. PHS probably relies ...

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Why there are so much Tor IPs blacklisted?
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Transparency is an important aspect of Tor's design. Information about all relays (except bridges) is available for public review. Information about bridges is not published, in order to help protect ...

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CDN w/ Tor Hidden Service
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Connections to Tor hidden services do not involve exit nodes. Both user and hidden service build circuits to the rendezvous point. If the hidden service were configured to simply redirect to a ...

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Why is putting a VPN between the destination and an exit node unsafe?
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If an exit operator routed all traffic through a private VPN, and the exit relay and VPN server were hosted by comparably trustworthy providers, I don't see any issues about anonymity. With no VPN, ...

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Is using Tor on Windows dangerous?
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Aside from the concerns expressed by Jobiwan and Herbalist, there is generally an association between the Windows product key and the user's identity. We know that activation and Windows Genuine ...

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How to prevent a rogue Tor entry node?
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You know that some rogue entry node isn't faking Tor circuits because your Tor client specifies the relays used in each circuit, and because the circuit-creation process requires that each relay ...

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Multiple adversaries able to deploy large numbers of relays; do they dilute each other's effectiveness?
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Tor's threat model assumes adversaries that can operate and/or compromise "some fraction of the onion routers". Anonymity depends on the fraction of malicious routers being small enough. And so ...

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DoS attacking Tor users
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Tor connects users to destinations. It hides users' IP addresses, but does not hide the IP addresses of destinations. And so users could DoS destinations. For what you want, each user should run a ...

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Releasing a controversial movie torrent using Tor Network for security
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Making a movie available via BitTorrent is fine. But using Tor, either for seeding or recommended for downloading, is unwise. It's hard to properly configure torrent clients to use Tor without leaking,...

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Can Tor do something in my case?
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Your college may be shaping (limiting) BitTorrent traffic when network load is high. Although you might evade traffic shaping by using Tor, using BitTorrent clients via Tor just doesn't work very well....

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Who can know that I am using Tor for browsing?
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Your ISP knows that you are using Tor. But it doesn't know specifically that you are using the Tor browser, except of course if you just downloaded it. Also, your ISP may share that information with ...

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What prevents an arbitrarily long or cyclic cell relay in the network?
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As covered in Proposal 110: Avoiding infinite length circuits that was implemented in July 2008, Tor hinders the creation of arbitrarily long circuits through the use of relay_early cells. Only ...

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How can I know whether my ISP is limiting Tor on its bandwidth
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As Aurora says, just test using speed-test sites. SpeedOf.me is good because it uses HTML5 rather than Javascript. Test several times, stopping and starting the Tor browser between tests, in order to ...

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Can People Scan a .onion Address For Hidden Services?
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Yes, adversaries can scan foo.onion addresses. If you want multiple hidden services that can't be found by port scanning a particular foo.onion address, just use a different HiddenServiceDir for each ...

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redsocks redirect port 443 -> Tor: Missing mapping for virtual address
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For that to work, you need a SocksPort line in Tor's configuration file, torrc. Using OS X, that's probably ~/.tor/torrc or /Library/Tor/torrc. You need to add this line: SocksPort 8888

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Can Tor be used to log in skype when it is blocked at work place?
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Trying to circumvent anything that's blocked at your workplace may get you fired. And in any case, Tor isn't a good choice for Skype. That's because Skype works best using UDP for voice data, and Tor ...

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Configure Tor as the predetermined browser in a PC Win Vista
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You're not doing anything wrong. The Tor browser isn't an installed program. It's just an executable in a folder that you've extracted somewhere. As such, it can't be specified as the default ...

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What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle?
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Tor browser now uses ./Data/Tor/torrc-defaults. In ./Data/Tor/torrc, there's the warning: This file was generated by Tor; if you edit it, comments will not be preserved The old torrc file was ...

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Are Tor Hidden Service Addresses private by default?
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No, it's not private. Hidden services publish contact information (descriptor) to hidden service directories. One of them might be evil, and use the data in a search engine. Also, methods for ...

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What is the best Way To Run Tor (Operating Systems)?
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There's no general "best" way. What's best depends on your threat model. But yes, using Windows is arguably never good, given its anti-security design and closed source. Unless you know Tor etc very ...

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Critroni new bug in Tor
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This isn't a bug in Tor, it's a feature. It doesn't reduce Tor users' security, but rather is evidence of it. If there were an update that "cured" it, it would make Tor less safe for you to use. Paul ...

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Problem getting Tor exit node from a bash script
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The browser and bash are using different circuits, with different exits. The stem script shows exits for all active circuits. Also, try my tweaked exit_used.py script.

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Can partially predictable behavior deanonymize a Tor user?
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I agree with Alan that it could be done, and that whether or not it would be done depends on how interesting you are to the adversary. It's my policy to keep true-name activities and "anonymous" ...

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Multiple Tor processes to separate client traffic to improve anonymity?
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The SocksPort aspect is easy. Just start multiple instances: tor --defaults-torrc @CONFDIR@/torrc-defaults --SocksPort 9050 tor --defaults-torrc @CONFDIR@/torrc-defaults --SocksPort 9051 tor --...

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Minimizing risks of fingerprinting
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Some obvious anonymity fails: checking your Gmail, etc. logging into your Facebook account using a fake Facebook account, but friending your true-name friends tweeting your true-name friends having ...

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How can I run multiple hidden services with lighttpd?
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This StackOverflow question has the key to the answer. In lighttpd.conf there should be something like this: ## ## Document root ## server.document-root = server_root + "/HS1" $SERVER["socket"] == ":...

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Problem loading certain sites in Tor
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Yes, it does seem that they block Tor. Try https://www.hidemyass.com/proxy via Tor. Just remember that they won't really hide your ass ;)

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How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs?
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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 ...

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