[tor-talk] How secure is a hidden service?

Robin Lee robinlee at mailbox.org
Tue Feb 25 08:37:17 UTC 2020

On Fri, 2020-02-21 at 08:15 -0500, grarpamp wrote:
> On 2/20/20, Robin Lee <robinlee at mailbox.org> wrote:
> > I'm wondering how hidden a hidden service actually is?
> > ...
> > Is it just a function of time and amount of traffic, i.e. the
> > longer
> > you are online and the more traffic you generate, the more probable
> > it
> > is to discover the true ip-address?
> Time and traffic are elements of some known research exploits.

Is there any known difference between v2 and v3 in how easy it is to
find the ip-address behind the onion-address?

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