Shoring up Tor: Researchers mount successful attacks against popular anonymity network — and show how to prevent them

29 julio 2015

With 2.5 million daily users, the Tor network is the world’s most popular system for protecting Internet users’ anonymity. Researchers have now demonstrated a vulnerability in Tor’s design. They show that an adversary could infer a hidden server’s location, or the source of the information reaching a given Tor user, by analyzing the traffic patterns of encrypted data passing through a single computer in the all-volunteer Tor network.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/