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Tor Network Hack May Have Disclosed Users For Many Months
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Msg#: 4692010 posted 11:40 am on Jul 31, 2014 (gmt 0)

Those using the network probably won't know if they've been unmasked by the hack until there's a knock at the door. If you're just using it for web innocent purposes I doubt there will ever be a knock on the door.

Developers of software used to access Tor - an otherwise hard-to-reach part of the internet - have disclosed that an attack on the network may have unmasked users for five months.

The Tor Project said that it believed the assault was designed to de-anonymise the net addresses of people operating or visiting hidden sites.

However, it said it was not sure exactly how users had been "affected".

The project added that it believed it had halted the attack on 4 July.Tor Network Hack May Have Disclosed Users For Many Months [bbc.co.uk]


Earlier story
Russia Offers $111,000 For a Solution to Crack the TOR Network [webmasterworld.com]

Tor Project makes efforts to debug dark web [webmasterworld.com]

 

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