Tor Browser

Internet Insecurity

Startup That Sells Zero-Days to Governments Is Offering $1 Million For Tor Hacks

A startup that sells exploits to governments says it wants hacks for the browser used by activists, protesters, journalists, and criminals.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.13.17
Futures

A Dark Web Child Porn Site Is Forcing Its Visitors to Learn Security Tips

Dark web child abusers are constantly looking for more ways to keep themselves, and others, secure.
Joseph Cox
1.10.17
exodus

Exploit Company Exodus Sold Firefox Zero-Day Earlier This Year

The Firefox vulnerability was patched on Wednesday, but it turns out Exodus sold related information to both a defensive and offensive client.
Joseph Cox
12.2.16
tor

Dark Web Child Porn Sites Are Using 'Warrant Canaries'

Whereas tech companies use signed messages to flag government demands for data, criminals are trying to use them to warn of compromised sites.
Joseph Cox
12.1.16
News

Newly Uncovered Tor Browser Exploit Targeted Dark Web Child Porn Site

The Tor Project issued an urgent patch for a new exploit targeting some users of the Tor Browser.
Joseph Cox and Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.30.16
privacy

Tor Project and Mozilla Making It Harder for Malware to Unmask Users

By making tweaks to how the Tor Browser connects to the anonymity network.
Joseph Cox
10.13.16
Power

​Tor Is Teaming Up With Researchers To Protect Users From FBI Hacking

Anonymous browsing is about to get more secure.
Janus Kopfstein
6.19.16
crime

​Pressure Mounts on FBI To Reveal Tor Browser Exploit

More lawyers argue for information on an exploit the FBI used in a dark web child porn bust.
Joseph Cox
5.24.16
News

How You Move Your Mouse Could Help Others Track You—Even on Tor

A researcher claims to have devised a way to create a unique fingerprint based on your mouse movements, which could be used to expose even Tor users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.9.16
News

The Dark Web Hacking Forum ‘Hell’ Is Back Online

An old moderator has relaunched the hacking forum “Hell.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.4.16
News

There Is a Faster Alternative to Tor But We Have No Idea If It'll Work

HORNET says it's a faster way to browse the web anonymously. Will it work once it leaves the academic sphere?
Jason Koebler
7.24.15
Hacking

The FBI Asked Hacking Team for Help Unmasking a Tor User

Leaked emails provide some insight into why the FBI has been buying from Hacking Team.
Joseph Cox
7.14.15
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