[tor-talk] DocTor's 'Possible Sybil Attack' (2015-06-03) report

Philipp Winter phw at nymity.ch
Fri Jun 5 16:47:29 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jun 05, 2015 at 12:14:56PM +0000, nusenu wrote:
> How have they been excluded? (specific IPs, entire IP blocks,
> fingerprints, ...)

The relay list I put online?  By fingerprint.

> > All these relays were HSDirs and actively scanned hidden services
> > they were responsible for.
> What does 'scanned' mean in this context? TCP SYN scans or more tor
> specific like 'relay early' attacks (something that came up again when
> I saw they all run tor 0.2.4.x).

It means port scans, as far as I know.  Maybe Donncha can elaborate
since he worked on this.


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