[tor-talk] How to find trust nodes?
hack3rcon at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 28 07:28:38 UTC 2017
How can I find a good node that configured strongly?
On Wed, 9/27/17, George <george at queair.net> wrote:
Subject: Re: [tor-talk] How to find trust nodes?
To: tor-talk at lists.torproject.org
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:18 PM
> How can I sure a Tor node that I
connected to it is secure and is not a NSA or CIA node?
You can't ensure
that none of the Tor nodes in a particular three-node
circuit aren't run by some three-letter
are regular checks about expired versions of Tor, poorly
configured Tor policies on nodes, or other
explicit bad things, but
those only catch
the most obvious insecurities.
You can run your own relay or bridge, which
could at least ensure one
compromised, not to mention the benefit for the many other
But ultimately, Tor's topography mitigates
against one of the three
nodes in your
circuit being compromised. If the first hop is
compromised, then they only know who you are,
but not where your
destination is. If the
last hop is compromised, they only know where
you're going, but not who you are (unless
your providing clear text of
This happens to be why that quiet individual
who runs one bridge or
relay is so vital to
the integrity of the network.
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