Thursday, November 22, 2007

TOR anonymisation network phished

By publishing his TOR hack, Swedish researcher Dan Egerstadt recently provided users with a timely reminder that The Onion Router (TOR) anonymisation network should be enjoyed with caution. By setting up five exit-nodes, Egerstad sniffed out large amounts of e-mail access data from embassies and government agencies and published some of this data on the internet. Since a user cannot know who operates the individual exit-node through which his traffic passes, TOR users are advised to always make use of additional encryption.

Read the article HERE.


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