[tor-talk] IBM says Block Tor
i at virgil.gr
Thu Aug 27 06:47:31 UTC 2015
"In general, networks should be configured to deny access to websites such
Blocking Tor exit nodes is one thing, but this is just bizarre. They could
make a claim that privacy from your boss is something they wish to prevent,
but I saw no such claim.
On Thu, 27 Aug 2015 at 14:19 CJ <tor at tengu.ch> wrote:
> On 08/27/2015 12:51 AM, grarpamp wrote:
> > IBM Advises Businesses To Block Tor
> > With Tor-based attacks on the rise, IBM says it's time to stop Tor in
> > the enterprise.
> > New data from IBM's X-Force research team shows steady increase in SQL
> > injection and distributed denial-of-service attacks as well as
> > vulnerability reconnaissance activity via the Tor anonymizing service.
> Well, that's why my exit nodes was, until recently, opened only to
> HTTP/HTTPS… Now I've pushed a more opened policy but got abuse mails
> from my hosting service the next hours… until I locked down SSH port.
> People using Tor for "bad things" just don't realize how they fuck up
> the whole thing. Not even mentioning "weird contents", just the script
> kiddies running metasploit/other through Tor.
> Hopefully I'll be able to keep my exit up with the current configuration…
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