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Tor warns of attack attempting to deanonymize users

2014/07/30

Securityweek - (International) The Tor Project reported that an attack that could have broken users' anonymity on the Tor network was detected July 4 and may have been part of a research project. The attack used a combination of a Sybil attack and a traffic confirmation attack, and the vulnerabilities exploited were closed in a patch issued July 30.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/tor-warns-attack-attempting-deanonymize-users

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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