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The Tor Project to Beef Up Privacy with Next-Generation of Onion Services

The Tor Project to Beef Up Privacy with Next-Generation of Onion Services

November 03, 2017Mohit Kumar
The Tor Project has made some significant changes to its infrastructure by improving the way the 'onion' network protects its use...
Dark-Web Drug Dealer Arrested After He Travelled US for World Beard Championships

Dark-Web Drug Dealer Arrested After He Travelled US for World Beard Championships

September 28, 2017Mohit Kumar
United States authorities arrested suspected dark web drug kingpin late last month while he was travelling from his base in France to the...
Zerodium Offers $1 Million for Tor Browser 0-Days That It will Resell to Governments

Zerodium Offers $1 Million for Tor Browser 0-Days That It will Resell to Governments

September 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It seems like Tor Browser zero-day exploits are in high demand right now—so much so that someone is ready to pay ONE MILLION dollars. Z...
Dark Web Users Suspect "Dream Market" Has Also Been Backdoored by Feds

Dark Web Users Suspect "Dream Market" Has Also Been Backdoored by Feds

July 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
By now you might be aware of the took down of two of the largest online dark websites— AlphaBay and Hansa —in what's being called the...
Anonymous Hacker took down over 10,000 Dark Web Sites; Leaked User Database

Anonymous Hacker took down over 10,000 Dark Web Sites; Leaked User Database

February 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Dark Web is right now going through a very rough time. Just two days ago, a hacker group affiliated with Anonymous broke into the serve...
UPDATE Firefox and Tor to Patch Critical Zero-day Vulnerability

UPDATE Firefox and Tor to Patch Critical Zero-day Vulnerability

November 30, 2016Mohit Kumar
The critical Firefox vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild to unmask Tor users has been patched with the release of new bro...
Improve Your Online Privacy And Security Using NordVPN

Improve Your Online Privacy And Security Using NordVPN

September 28, 2016Mohit Kumar
Today, most users surf the web unaware of the fact that websites collect their data and track their locations – and if this is not enough...
More than 1 million People now access Facebook Over Tor Network

More than 1 million People now access Facebook Over Tor Network

April 22, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief Facebook has hit another Milestone: More than 1 MILLION people, or you can say privacy conscious, are accessing Facebook ove...
FBI is fighting back against Judge's Order to reveal TOR Exploit Code

FBI is fighting back against Judge's Order to reveal TOR Exploit Code

March 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was ordered to reveal the complete source code for the TOR exploit it used to hack ...
Judge Confirms Government Paid CMU Scientists to Hack Tor Users for FBI

Judge Confirms Government Paid CMU Scientists to Hack Tor Users for FBI

February 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Everything is now crystal clear: The security researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) were hired by the federal officials ...
Deep Web Search Engines to Explore the Hidden Internet

Deep Web Search Engines to Explore the Hidden Internet

February 10, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Do you know: There is a vast section of the Internet which is hidden and not accessible through regular search engines and web browsers....
Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App

Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App

January 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Rejoice for Privacy Lovers! Facebook today took a surprising move by announcing that it is bringing the free anonymizing software T...
France will not Ban Public Wi-Fi Or Tor Network, Prime Minister Valls Confirms

France will not Ban Public Wi-Fi Or Tor Network, Prime Minister Valls Confirms

December 10, 2015Mohit Kumar
Despite the French Ministry of Interior's demands, France will not ban the TOR anonymity network or Free public Wi-Fi as a way to h...
How Spies Could Unmask Tor Users without Cracking Encryption

How Spies Could Unmask Tor Users without Cracking Encryption

August 01, 2015Khyati Jain
T he O nion R outer (Tor) is weeping Badly! Yes, Tor browser is in danger of being caught once again by the people commonly known a...
Introducing 93Gbps High-Speed Tor-Like Encrypted Anonymous Network

Introducing 93Gbps High-Speed Tor-Like Encrypted Anonymous Network

July 24, 2015Mohit Kumar
I think you'll agree with me when I say: It's quite hard to maintain anonymity on the Internet using the slow Tor network. O...
How Hacking Team and FBI planned to Unmask A Tor User

How Hacking Team and FBI planned to Unmask A Tor User

July 15, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The huge cache of internal files recently leaked from the controversial Italian surveillance software company Hacking Team has now rev...
Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison

Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison

May 29, 2015Mohit Kumar
Ross Ulbricht , the alleged founder and mastermind of the infamous online black marketplace Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in pri...
Astoria — Advanced Tor Client Designed to Avoid NSA Attacks

Astoria — Advanced Tor Client Designed to Avoid NSA Attacks

May 23, 2015Swati Khandelwal
In response to the threat of intelligence agencies like NSA and GCHQ, Security researchers from American and Israeli academics have deve...
Why Tor Shuts Down its Anonymous Cloud Service?

Why Tor Shuts Down its Anonymous Cloud Service?

May 10, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Why Tor Cloud Project Shuts Down? Yes, you heard that right. The Tor project has announced that it’s closing down its Tor Cloud serv...