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Bitcoin Users Leery of Tor: 23% of the Network’s Exit Capacity Compromised - by Jamie Redman

Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:44 am

Bitcoin Users Leery of Tor: 23% of the Network’s Exit Capacity Compromised
news.bitcoin.com
by Jamie Redman
August 12th, 2020

Excerpt:

Hackers are stealing bitcoin through the large-scale use of malicious relays on the Tor network according to a newly published research report on the subject. The researcher dubbed “nusenu” said he warned people about the growing problem in December 2019 but instead of improving Tor exit relay activity “things have become even worse,” he stressed.

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Re: Bitcoin Users Leery of Tor: 23% of the Network’s Exit Capacity Compromised - by Jamie Redman

Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:37 am

So TOR unsafe for BTC?
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Re: Bitcoin Users Leery of Tor: 23% of the Network’s Exit Capacity Compromised - by Jamie Redman

Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:50 pm

So TOR unsafe for BTC?
Tor has never been entirely safe. Even years back, people hosted naughty nodes that attempted to sniff, decrypt, or redirect traffic for nefarious purposes. It should really only be used as a means to evade political censorship, IMO.

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