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.
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.
The Tor Project has provided a browser update that patches a zero-day vulnerability being exploited in the wild to de-anonymize Tor users.
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.
Carnegie Mellon University implied in a statement that it received a subpoena requesting its research on breaking Tor hidden services, and also implied it was not paid $1 million for the work as alleged by the Tor Project.
Facebook has entered the hidden services with a new .onion site that will let Tor Network users sign into the world’s (second) most populace social network.