wedel
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Do all .onion addresses use SSL/TLS?
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By default SSL is not used. But if you like to, you can get a cert and use it on top the tor encryption. Its a ongoing discussion, whether or not SSL should be used. Here are some facts and thoughts ...

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Circuit Build Times in Tor
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The Circuit-Build-Times are measured and saved for the CircuitBuild-Timeouts. So Tor is logging the time it takes to build a Circuit. The CircuitBuild-Timeouts are then used to eliminate circuits ...

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Proxy Client: unable to connect to xxx.xxx.xxx ("Connection refused")
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Your log tells you, that you have no usable consensus. So I guess, its not about the restricted sites you like to visit, its about your firewall, not letting you connect to the tor-default ...

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Downloading from a file sharing website it's safe?
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Tor will anonymize your download. The IP-address which is known by the Server you're downloading from is the Exit-Point's address. But be careful: Beside a lot of typical pitfalls (mentioned above), ...

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Rendezvous Point (RP) & Introduction Point (IP), code question
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Just a quick answer without diving into the code: A Rendezvous Point will not be able to notice which Relay / Client is using it. It will only get the rendezvous cookie and, as always, knows the last ...

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what is the Rendezvous point identity ID
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The Rendezvous point identity ID is, as far as I can tell, just the Fingerprint of the Relay, being used as the Rendezvous point. These digests are hexed and use '$' as its prefix. The ID of the ...

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Which one of the relay nodes need to get compromised for client de-anonymization?
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First of all: As far as i know, if you do not compromise the Entry-Relay (Guard), you can not locate the client. So being said, the third case does not result in client de-anonymization. For the ...

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Exit-node maturity
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As far as the Tor-Spec says, a Relay is called an 'Exit' iff it allows exits to at least two of the ports 80, 443, and 6667 and allows exits to at least one /8 address space. So, from that point, ...

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