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Old 4th October 2013
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Default NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users

From http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...ork-encryption

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The National Security Agency has made repeated attempts to develop attacks against people using Tor, a popular tool designed to protect online anonymity, despite the fact the software is primarily funded and promoted by the US government itself.

Top-secret NSA documents, disclosed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, reveal that the agency's current successes against Tor rely on identifying users and then attacking vulnerable software on their computers. One technique developed by the agency targeted the Firefox web browser used with Tor, giving the agency full control over targets' computers, including access to files, all keystrokes and all online activity.
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On page 14 of the Tor stinks presentation you can read that the British GCHQ set up Tor nodes in the AWS cloud.
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Does this mean Tor is efficient for anonymy or are there better alternatives but NSA wouldn't care about because the 'herd' are using Tor ?
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https://www.schneier.com/blog/archiv...e_nsa_att.html
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