[tor-talk] Current attack of TOR to break anonymity

Miguel Regala mikfisher64 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 11:29:22 UTC 2014

There are some interesting papers on TOR anonymity, not really sure if all
of them have been addressed.


The cell based one is pretty fun.

2014-03-07 10:32 GMT+00:00 Maimun Rizal <maimun.rizal at googlemail.com>:

> Dear All,
> is there any attack can be break anonymity in TOR network? if so, how?
> I assume, if I want to break anonymity in the TOR network, I should take
> control all of relays which are used by sender and destination as a
> transmission media.
> with this assumption, It is easy to show the differences attacker
> probability in TOR network 2 relays or more relays.
> some papers explained that TOR network can be broke by attacker take
> control in entry and exit relays. so what differences if we use more relays
> on path-link?
> even there is attacker only need entry relays to break anonymity in TOR
> network. so the path-link does not affect the level of anonymity.
> where I can find the source explanation the kind of attacks that related
> with path-link of the TOR network?
> or how can we show it, with less relays on path-link will have less
> anonymity?
> if no differences, why TOR network use 3 TOR relays instead of 2 TOR relays
> in path-link?
> Thank you for advanced,
> Regards,
> MR
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