Feb 242016
 
 February 24, 2016  Breaches, Court, Govt, Surveillance

Ryan Whitwam reports:

The Tor Project claimed last year that researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) were behind an attack on Tor that was used to unmask users. CMU released a vague statement that strongly implied that the FBU had indeed subpoenaed the university for its research, and now we have confirmation. A court filing from one of the associated criminal cases explains how Carnegie’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI) helped the FBI track down some wanted Tor users.

Read more on ExtremeTech. See also Joseph Cox’s coverage on Motherboard.

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