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Tor exit node found maliciously modifying files


Securityweek - (International) A researcher with Leviathan Security Group identified and reported an exit node on the Tor network that wraps binary files with malware as the files move through the node. The Tor Project stated that they set a "BadExit" flag on the node to protect users after it was reported.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:15