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Professor shows how easy it is to identify Tor network users

Nov 17, 2014 8:33 pm

Users try out Tor without properly configuring it, thinking they are secure, but aren't really secure at all, computer science professor shows

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Cybercriminal abusing Tor network likely state-sponsored hacker

Nov 16, 2014 11:18 pm

The Tor network is being monitored by US and British spy agencies, but remains a popular tool for hackers to spread malware and compromise users

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Comcast now denies it will cut Internet customers using Tor

Sep 15, 2014 7:45 pm

Recently reported rumors said Comcast is bouncing Tor users, but that simply isn't true, according to the ISP

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Russia posts hundreds of thousands dollar bounty to de-anonymize Tor

Jul 28, 2014 9:03 pm

Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs is offering a fat wad of cash to whoever can successfully de-anonymize The Onion Router

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Tor users are being targeted by the NSA for surveillance

Jul 4, 2014 7:33 am

The NSA is targeting Tor users for long-term surveillance and data retention

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Online drugs market Silk Road could have reduced violent crime

Jun 2, 2014 11:42 pm

According to a study, the vast online drugs market, Silk Road, could have actually changed the illicit trade for the better

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The Dark Web just got darker with a new Google-like drug search engine

Apr 18, 2014 4:20 pm

A new search engine aimed at making it easier to find and buy drugs, guns, stolen credit cards, and more has popped up on the Dark Net

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Feds, local law enforcement increasingly able to bust Tor users

Apr 3, 2014 4:15 am

Federal and local law enforcement have found different ways to break through Tor's anonymity, putting once secure users at risk

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Homeland Security busts child abuse ring that relied on Tor

Mar 21, 2014 6:36 pm

DHS busts child pornography group that relied on the Tor network

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Tor working on a way to hide instant messaging chat records

Mar 1, 2014 2:20 am

To dodge any potential surveillances, Tor plans to make a tool to force IM service to use their anonymous service

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FBI seizes underground drug marketplace Silk Road, arrest owner

Oct 2, 2013 11:04 pm

Silk Road gets shut down after being raided by the FBI, creator charged with several felonies and possibly conspiracy to commit murder

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The Pirate Bay launches its own web browser to circumvent censorship

Aug 12, 2013 3:03 pm

Accessing blocked websites just got much easier as The Pirate Bay launches its own web browser

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TOR advises users to steer clear of Windows and switch to another OS

Aug 7, 2013 6:48 pm

TOR releases security advisory that tells users to avoid Windows if at all possible, exploit only affected windows users

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Vulnerability found in Tor Browser Bundle, beams info back to the NSA

Aug 6, 2013 1:03 am

Researchers find exploit in Tor Browser Bundle that lets the NSA see your machine's hostname and MAC address

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Tor traffic can now be disguised as Skype traffic to fool government censors

Apr 3, 2012 11:37 pm

SkypeMorph allows users to transform Tor packets to match Skype conversation packets avoiding detect

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