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Tor anonymizing network Compromised by French researchers
From: Mohit Kumar <thehackernews () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 20:01:46 +0530

French researchers from ESIEA<http://www.esiea.fr/c/en/Web.Esiea.Public.cuke?>,
a French engineering school, have found and exploited some serious
vulnerabilities in the TOR network. They performed an inventory of the
network, finding 6,000 machines, many of whose IPs are accessible publicly
and directly with the system’s source code. They demonstrated that it is
possible to take control of the network and read all the messages that

But there are also hidden nodes, the Tor Bridges, which are provided by the
system that in some cases. Researchers have developed a script that, once
again, to identify them. They found 181. "*We now have a complete picture of
the topography of Tor*," said Eric Filiol.

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