News Story Who is behind the Tor relay attack?
Yesterday, Tor [issued a security advisory](https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-security-advisory-relay-early-traffic-confirmation-attack) which revealed that a group of relays had been discovered on July 4th which looked like they "were trying to deanonymize users." The advisory states that the attack "involved modifying Tor protocol headers to do traffic confirmation attacks" with the relays having joined the network at the start of the year. This means they were potentially deanonymizing users between January 30th and July 4th when they were finally removed. A Tor spokesperson says that they know the attack "looked for users who fetched hidden service descriptors, but the attackers likely were not able to …
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It seems like forever, but actually it was only the end of last year that we were [writing about CryptoLocker](http://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/viruses-spyware-and-other-nasties/news/470427/cryptolocker-250k-infections-in-100-days-nets-300000-or-does-it) which had pretty much redefined the ransomware landscape. Now this particular threat market is morphing again with the discovery of onion crypto ransomware. Also known as Critroni, and CTB-Locker for what it's worth, the ransomware has been openly available (if you'll excuse the contradiction) on the underweb dark market for a few weeks now. However, this last week it has emerged in the wild being dropped by something called the Angler exploit kit. So why is this such a change …
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The Onion Router, better known as the Tor Network, is often thought of as being the dark-side of the web. Not least as the anonymity provided by Tor meant that sites hosted on so-called hidden service servers were free to trade in just about anything from drugs and guns through to child pornography. In amongst the depravity and illegal excess, of course, were political activists and dissidents looking for an online safe haven in order to escape persecution, prosecution and potentially death. Revelations that the FBI would appear to have been behind the takedown of Freedom Hosting, apparently responsible for …
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How can i block tor browser? I have some users who are bypassing our websense by using it
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Once again my school laptop has failed me. I downloaded UltraSurf and tried to run it at my house, where it connected 100%. I came to school, the place I was always going to use it, and it could never go past 99.9% connection. I realised it wasn't working, so I exited it and tried to vist some webpages with Google Chrome, but I could not connect to any sites, so I restarted. When I logged back on, my computer said it could not detect any networks. I ran the troubleshooter and all the connections came back and I logged …
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If any body now about Browsers like TOR to open the blocked sites. Plz inform us. That as it will help us. or is there any software to increase the speed of the internet and also to open the blocked sites. .... Waiting for your response. Thank you.
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