[tor-dev] Counter-RAPTOR Paper

Nick Mathewson nickm at torproject.org
Thu Apr 6 13:32:13 UTC 2017

On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 12:36 AM, Yixin Sun <yixins at cs.princeton.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Our proposed defenses (Counter-RAPTOR) against active routing attacks on Tor will soon appear at IEEE S&P in May. It's also available here: https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.00843
> In short, we have two lines of defenses:
> (1) Entry Guard Selection (proactive defense, https://github.com/inspire-group/Counter-Raptor-Tor-Client)
> (2) BGP Monitoring on Tor relays (reactive defense, in progress of making it public)
> Please let us know if you have any questions/comments.

Hello!  Do you think we should consider your defense code from (1) for
possible merging into the mainline client, or is it more preliminary?

If we should merge it, we should probably write up a quick design
proposal, and open a ticket on the issue tracker.


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