[tor-relays] Article: The Growing Problem of Malicious Relays on the Tor Network
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Tue Dec 10 19:38:36 UTC 2019
The main issue I see here is the 10%. Thats a really big chunk. They were bigger than me :( I also mailed the Tor Project after Nusenu did not receive an answer. This has to be much faster in the future.
> On 9. Dec 2019, at 20:26, Dirk <tor-relay.dirk at o.banes.ch> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I was made aware today of the article be nusenu . Please read it.
> So even I theoretically new Sybil attack scenario against the tor
> network - I never was aware it could affect so much of the tor network
> "At their peak they reached >10% of the Tor network’s guard capacity".
> The article leaves me with some thoughts:
> + Due to the natrue of the tor network the problem can never be solved
> by 100%
> + How can the tor network be improved to be more resilient against this
> attach (Software & Operation)
> + Is there currently already activity ongoning by the tor project and
> how can we as organizations and operators support it
> best regards
> Tor support team digitale-gesellschaft.ch
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