[tor-relays] HoneyPot?

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Thu Oct 29 21:14:08 UTC 2015

On 10/29/2015 02:42 PM, Green Dream wrote:
> (Oops, sorry, an errant keyboard shortcut sent the email too early.)
> Mirimir: aside from the nickname, do you have any reason to believe it was
> out of the ordinary? The exit policy mostly only seems to allow
> non-encrypted services (80 but not 443, 143 but not 993), but that alone
> isn't enough to give it the BadExit flag:
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ReportingBadRelays#Whatisabadrelay

I had no reason to wonder about it, except for the name. But the fact
that it only seems to allow non-encrypted services is suspicious.

I'm guessing that it is or was part of some research project that
involves traffic interception.

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