Dark Web is right now going through a very rough time.
Just two days ago, a hacker group affiliated with Anonymous broke into the servers of Freedom Hosting II and took down more than 10,000 Tor-based .onion dark websites with an alarming announcement to its visitors, which said:
“Hello, Freedom Hosting II, you have been hacked.”
Freedom Hosting II is the single largest host of underground
Encrypted email service ProtonMail announced early Thursday that it had added its own Tor hidden service.
A sandboxed alpha version of the Tor Browser was released over the weekend and while there are still some rough edges and bugs, it could be a step toward protecting Tor users from recent de-anonymization exploits.
The non-profit organization behind TOR – the largest online anonymity network that allows people to hide their real identity online – has launched an early alpha version of Sandboxed Tor Browser 0.0.2.
Yes, the Tor Project is working on a sandboxed version of the Tor Browser that would isolate the Tor Browser from other processes of the operating system and limit its ability to interact or
Mozilla released a new version of Firefox on Wednesday to address a zero day vulnerability that was actively being exploited to de-anonymize Tor Browser users.
Hackers are actively exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Firefox to unmask Tor Browser users, similar to what the FBI exploited during an investigation of a child pornography site.
Tor (The Onion Router) is an anonymity software that not only provides a safe heaven to human rights activists, journalists, government officials, but also is a place where drugs, assassins for hire, child
Mozilla is expected tomorrow to patch a critical certificate pinning vulnerability in Firefox’s automated update process for extensions.
A critical vulnerability resides in the fully-patched version of the Mozilla’s Firefox browser that could allow well-resourced attackers to launch man-in-the-middle (MITM) impersonation attacks and also affects the Tor anonymity network.
The Tor Project patched the issue in the browser’s HTTPS certificate pinning system on Friday with the release of its Tor Browser version 6.0.5, while
Flipping the web browser to the Incognito might be the first – and last step – many people make to insure their online security. That’s too bad since Incognito does virtually nothing to secure your activities from surveillance…
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Tor updated its software to 0.2.8.7 and fixed a number of issues, including a bug in the ReachableAddresses option that possibly degrades anonymity.