How to keep your site anonymous

2019-03-02 07:19:00

CYBER dissidents relax: a loophole that could have exposed your actions has been found and closed. Paul Syverson of the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC and Lasse Øverlier of the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment in Kjeller set out to beat Tor – software designed to mask IP addresses by sending outgoing data packets via three randomly chosen routers. The pair added their own server to the pool of Tor routers and repeatedly connected to a protected website using signature data packets to let them see when packets were routed through their own server. In a third of cases,