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How do Hidden Services get .onion domains that aren't random?
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I also saw this project called scallion, which is GPU based hashing, unlike shallot, it is a lot faster. One disadvantage of this: it is coded for windows. Anyway, for shallot, I entered php as the ...

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Securely hosting a Tor hidden service/site
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Since mirimir already mentioned running tor and webserver on seperate computers, I will mention that Whonix is a great Debian-based GNU/Linux build for anonymity of users and servers. Also, having a ...

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How to set Tor proxy for Windows 10 instead of VPN?
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Tor is not a http proxy but it is a SOCKS proxy, so please put your options (127.0.0.1:9150) in the socks field. :)

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what is a relay descriptor
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Information that relays send to clients about themselves. https://stem.torproject.org/tutorials/mirror_mirror_on_the_wall.html

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Does arm work with the version 3.5 of Tor browser bundle?
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Perhaps this would help: How to use Arm with Tor Browser Bundle

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So once I download Tor, do I get rid of other browsers?
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I would say NO, and if you want to dedicate a computer to Tor browsing, use tails. Preserve the other browsers because: You still want to check other sites containing personal information without ...

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Scallion Error -1001
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I found this ticket on github: https://github.com/lachesis/scallion/issues/30 To sum things up: Check if you have OpenCL installed correctly.

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Using TorBrowser with MadMAC's and DNS Crypt products?
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For the MadMac part: The MAC address is only visible on your local network. You don't need to hide it. https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/67268/is-it-possible-to-retrieve-mac-address-...

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Tor circuit display in Tor Browser - how can it?
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For onion routing to work, you need to know what each layer is encrypted with, although the middle circuits only know who sent them and who to send it to. Maybe the explanation below will be clearer. :...

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Does a Tor enabled browser affect other browsers?
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TBB uses its own configuration. (Firefox settings are independent from the system.) Chrome uses the default system settings. Those two won't go into each other's way, or even know their counterpart ...

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What is the reasoning behind keeping hidden service onion RSA keys at 1024 length?
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RSA asymmetric encryption works really slowly, and the bigger the n and the message is, the harder the computer is going to have to work, thats why PGP exists. Note that RSA encryption works by: ...

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How are the exit and non-exit packets in the Tor relay system recognized?
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Messages are encrypted with the exit, second then lastly the first relay's public key, when the first layer of the "onion skin" is decrypted, it reveals instruction for forwarding to the next relay. ...

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Where to with Tails when Vidalia dies
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For Windows, I recommend Advanced Onion Router. AdvTOR allows you to choose circuits, onion URI NAT/Port Forwarding running relays, CPU custom onion URI generator, and more... (TOR is included in the ...

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Hidden services on bootable external HDD
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STOP! Ubuntu is not a distribution built for security, if you want to use a Linux host, use Debian. TorProject itself recommends thttpd for webservers.

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