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 July 23, 2016  Posted by  Surveillance

India Ashok reports:

The anonymity afforded to Dark Web sites, thanks to the Tor network is now being tested by malicious hackers. Researchers have uncovered over 100 malicious computers that have been actively spying on Tor-masked Dark Web sites.

Researchers at Northeastern University trailed rogue computers using honeypot.onion addresses, which they called “honions” to spot hidden machines that were misbehaving and bypassing Tor rules. The 110 rogue machines spotted by researchers were specified as hidden service directories, which host information required by users to connect to the Tor-dependent onion addresses.

Read more on IBT.

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