May 222015
 May 22, 2015  Posted by  Surveillance

Alexander J. Martin reports:

Research by American and Israeli academics has lead to the development of Astoria, a new Tor client specifically designed to spoil spooks’ traffic analysis of the surveillance-dodging network.

Astoria all-but decimates the number of vulnerable connections on the Tor network, bring the figure from 58 per cent of total users to 5.8 per cent, the researchers claim.

Astoria hopes to utilise a new relay-selection algorithm which would prevent the asymmetric connections which make traffic analysis possible.

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