The Onion Router

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Tor (The Onion Router) is an implementation of second-generation onion routing.


Tor is a distributed censorship-resistant network designed to anonymize TCP-based applications.


Timing attacks

Misconfigured software

TLS attacks

Eavesdropping by exit nodes

Tor doesn't encrypt traffic between an exit node and the target server, so exit nodes are able to capture all unencrypted traffic. Malicious exit nodes can perform man-in-the-middle attacks on encrypted protocols.

Hidden services

External Links