All posts tagged onion router

  • Current Affairs
    Tor attack may have stripped users of anonymity for five months

    Hidden identity of Tor users may have been revealed after an attack hit the service over last five months. The attack hit the Tor network on 30th January 2014 but did not become fully functional until early February and was not traced until 4th July. According to Tor officials the crusade exploited...

  • Current Affairs
    Dark net used by paedophiles for trading images reveals BBC investigation

    The “dark net” is being used by thousands of paedophiles to anonymously trade images of sexual abuse, according to a BBC investigation. The term dark net is used to describe a “private network where connections are made between trusted peers using non-standard protocols”. The system is very hard to access without special...