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μProxy – A Hardware Relay Solution for Protecting Geolocation Anonymity of Internet Users

Anonymity and privacy of internet users have attracted considerable attention during the past few years. A pivotal privacy issue is that a user’s geographical location can be pinpointed, if his/her IP address has been detected, giving the attacker a relatively precise real-time location. In most cases, this information is adequate for an attacker, to close in and eventually determine the ... Read More »

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Tor Project Blocked A Brazilian University From Running A Relay

A Brazilian university was banned from using a Tor relay since the researchers harvested the .onion.top addresses of the visitors. A research project at the University of Campinas in São Paulo worked on a tool that could differentiate the malicious hidden service from the benign ones. The researchers ran a Tor relay for the project, however, the Tor Project discovered ... Read More »

How to Host a Tor Relay Successfully?

Hello everyone. My name is Dave, and today I will be teaching you on how to successfully host your own Tor relay on a Ubuntu 14.04 x64 VPS. The general method should be the same across most major Linux distros as well. I have noticed a distinct lack of simple and clear tutorials on how to do this, so I ... Read More »