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  • Lojack Becomes a Double-Agent

    Lojack Becomes a Double-Agent

    Executive Summary ASERT recently discovered Lojack agents containing malicious C2s. These hijacked agents pointed to suspected Fancy Bear (a.k.a. APT28, Pawn Storm) domains.  The InfoSec community and the U.S. government have both attributed Fancy B…
    - 1 May 18, 1:44pm -
  • Innaput Actors Utilize Remote Access Trojan Since 2016, Presumably Targeting Victim Files

    Innaput Actors Utilize Remote Access Trojan Since 2016, Presumably Targeting Victim Files

    Overview ASERT recently identified a campaign targeting commercial manufacturing  in the US and potentially Europe in late 2017.   The threat actors used phishing and downloader(s) to install a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) ASERT calls InnaputRAT on…
    - 4 Apr 18, 8:02pm -
  • Panda Banker Zeros in on Japanese Targets

    Panda Banker Zeros in on Japanese Targets

    Key Findings A threat actor using the well-known banking malware Panda Banker (a.k.a Zeus Panda, PandaBot) has started targeting financial institutions in Japan. Based on our data and analysis this is the first time that we have seen Panda Banker inj…
    - 27 Mar 18, 9:25pm -
  • Donot Team Leverages New Modular Malware Framework in South Asia

    Donot Team Leverages New Modular Malware Framework in South Asia

    Authors: Dennis Schwarz and Jill Sopko Special thanks to Richard Hummel and Hardik Modi for their contributions on this post. Key Findings ASERT discovered a new modular malware framework, we call yty, that focuses on file collection, screenshots, a…
    - 8 Mar 18, 2:39pm -
  • NETSCOUT Arbor Confirms 1.7 Tbps DDoS Attack; The Terabit Attack Era Is Upon Us

    NETSCOUT Arbor Confirms 1.7 Tbps DDoS Attack; The Terabit Attack Era Is Upon Us

    Last week, after Akamai confirmed a 1.3Tbps DDoS attack against Github. I published a blog that looked at the last five years of reflection/amplification attack innovation. I hope that it provides a helpful backgrounder on how we got here, to the ter…
    - 5 Mar 18, 5:34pm -
  • 1 Terabit DDoS Attacks Become a Reality; Reflecting on Five Years of Reflections

    1 Terabit DDoS Attacks Become a Reality; Reflecting on Five Years of Reflections

    Special thanks to Hardik Modi, Steve Siadak and Roland Dobbins for their contributions on this post. Reflection amplification is a technique that allows cyber attackers to both magnify the amount of malicious traffic they can generate, and obfuscate…
    - 1 Mar 18, 7:24pm -
  • memcached Reflection/Amplification Description and DDoS Attack Mitigation Recommendations

    memcached Reflection/Amplification Description and DDoS Attack Mitigation Recommendations

    ASERT Threat Summary: memcached Reflection/Amplification Description and DDoS Attack Mitigation Recommendations Date/Time: 27022018 2325UTC Title/Number: memcached Reflection/Amplification Description and DDoS Attack Mitigation Recommendations – Fe…
    - 27 Feb 18, 5:08pm -
  • Musical Chairs Playing Tetris

    Musical Chairs Playing Tetris

    February 20, 2018: This blog has been amended since it was originally published on February 15, 2018. This version removes the association with the APT group responsible for the Night Dragon campaign that we had incorrectly made. We thank the researc…
    - 15 Feb 18, 9:23pm -
  • The ARC of Satori

    The ARC of Satori

    Authors: Pete Arzamendi, Matt Bing, and Kirk Soluk. Satori, the heir-apparent to the infamous IOT malware Mirai, was discovered by researchers in December 2017. The word “satori” means “enlightenment” or “understanding” in Japanese, but t…
    - 19 Jan 18, 2:03am -
  • MedusaHTTP DDoS Slithers Back into the Spotlight

    MedusaHTTP DDoS Slithers Back into the Spotlight

    Executive Summary MedusaHTTP is a HTTP-based DDoS botnet written in .NET, that surfaced in early 2017. MedusaHTTP is based off of MedusaIRC which leveraged IRC for its command and control communications instead of HTTP. MedusaIRC botnet has been adve…
    - 18 Dec 17, 3:00pm -

Cyber Crimes Info by FBI

  • New Reward in Boston Chinatown Massacre Case
    The FBI and Boston Police are hoping a $30,000 reward will shed light on the whereabouts of a suspect in the execution-style murders of five men 30 years ago.
    - 12 days ago 12 Jan 21, 11:00am -
  • Stopping Human Trafficking
    The recent disruption of a Washington, D.C.-area trafficking ring shows the FBI's commitment to stopping human traffickers—during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and all year long.
    - 13 days ago 11 Jan 21, 6:00am -
  • Hacker Who Disrupted PPE Shipments Sentenced
    A disgruntled former employee of a medical equipment packaging company was sentenced for hacking into the company’s computer systems and disrupting the shipment of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    - 18 days ago 6 Jan 21, 6:00am -
  • Innocent Images Program Marks 25 Years
    When a 1990s kidnapping case led FBI agents to individuals who were using the internet to share images of child sexual abuse and lure children into harm, it launched a revolution in how the FBI investigates these crimes.
    - 27 days ago 28 Dec 20, 8:00am -
  • New Charges in Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing
    Thirty-two years after the terrorist bombing of a Pan Am jet over Scotland killed 270 people, including 190 Americans, charges have been filed against a former Libyan intelligence operative for his alleged role in building the bomb.
    - 34 days ago 21 Dec 20, 11:00am -
  • Iris Biometric Added to NGI
    The Next Generation Identification Iris Service gives the FBI and partner agencies the ability to capture, catalog, and make rapid comparisons of iris images with a high rate of accuracy.
    - 44 days ago 11 Dec 20, 10:00am -
  • Five Things to Know About NIBRS
    Next year, the National Incident-Based Reporting System will become the national crime data collection program. The result will be more robust and complete data for law enforcement, researchers, and the public.
    - 60 days ago 25 Nov 20, 7:40am -
  • Sextortion
    The case of a Florida man who was sentenced to 60 years in prison for victimizing a teenager online highlights the growing crime of sextortion and its devastating real-life consequences.
    - 75 days ago 10 Nov 20, 7:00am -
  • New Top Ten Fugitive
    Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez, wanted for allegedly directing individuals to track and murder a man in Southlake, Texas, has been added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. A reward of up to $1 million is available for information leadi…
    - 13 Oct 20, 6:37am -
  • Train Derailment Mystery
    Twenty-five years after the derailment of Amtrak's Sunset Limited passenger train in Arizona killed the conductor and injured dozens of passengers, investigators are still trying to find answers—and justice for the victims.
    - 9 Oct 20, 6:00am -
  • Operation DisrupTor
    A Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (JCODE) investigation in Los Angeles exemplifies the teamwork and tenacity required to uncover the people behind drug operations that run through a network prized for its encryption and anonymity.
    - 22 Sep 20, 8:30am -
  • Iran at Center of Cyber Crime Charges in Three Cases
    Criminal charges announced against multiple alleged hackers in Iran show the breadth of the cyber threat emanating from that country and the FBI and partner agency efforts to neutralize it and hold the individuals accountable.
    - 18 Sep 20, 1:01pm -
  • FBI Checklist Aids Searches for Missing Autistic Children
    After a 6-year-old boy with autism went missing in North Carolina in 2018, the FBI’s Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Team developed a one-page questionnaire to help investigators be better prepared in similar cases.
    - 18 Sep 20, 9:00am -
  • FBI Strategy Addresses Evolving Cyber Threat
    FBI Director Christopher Wray announced the Bureau’s new strategy for countering cyber threats in remarks at the virtual CISA National Cybersecurity Summit.
    - 16 Sep 20, 9:08am -
  • Director’s Community Leadership Awards
    Although the annual in-person DCLA ceremony at FBI Headquarters was canceled this year, we honor and celebrate the dedication and service of each of our award recipients, who are all working to make their communities safer and stronger.
    - 16 Sep 20, 7:00am -

Financial Crimes Task Force (FCTF)

Threat Metrix

    Federal Trade Commision on Identity Theft

    • What to know about the second round of Economic Impact Payment (EIP) checks and cards
      The US Department of the Treasury and the IRS are working hard to get a second round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to people. You might have already gotten your payment direct deposited into your bank account. That started on December 29th. You m…
      - 2 days ago 22 Jan 21, 8:18pm -
    • Cracking down on ticket bots that leave you out in the cold
      For most of us, it’s been a long time since we’ve been able to attend a live event. Think back, if you can, to the last time you tried to buy tickets online to go to a concert, a game, or a play. Were you shut out because tickets sold out before…
      - 2 days ago 22 Jan 21, 4:00pm -
    • Get ready for NCPW 2021!
      March is right around the corner, and you know what that means…it’s almost time for National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW)! This year, NCPW is February 28 – March 6, 2021. So now’s the time to jump into planning.
      - 3 days ago 21 Jan 21, 1:55pm -
    • Coronavirus relief scam impersonates Joe Simons from the Federal Trade Commission
      Scammers are at it again, pretending to be from a government agency to rip people off. Here’s what you need to know about the latest coronavirus relief fund scam.
      - 9 days ago 15 Jan 21, 3:00pm -
    • Does your health app protect your sensitive info?
      New health apps are popping up every day, promising to help you track your health conditions, count your calories, manage your medications, or predict your ovulation. These apps often ask for some of your most sensitive personal information, like you…
      - 11 days ago 13 Jan 21, 7:50pm -
    • Target for new COVID scam: Small business owners
      - 11 days ago 13 Jan 21, 7:41pm -
    • Stimulus payments for people, not nursing homes
      If you, or someone you care about, lives in an assisted living facility or nursing home, read on. Because the bill funding the second round of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) has now been signed into law.
      - 20 days ago 4 Jan 21, 2:44pm -
    • Wrapping up 2020 with more car wrap scams
      We just heard from more companies that scammers are using their names to trick people into a car wrap scam. This time, scammers are saying they’re Marlboro or Purell (but they’re not really).
      - 26 days ago 29 Dec 20, 2:30pm -
    • If you have federal student loans, read this
      Several months ago, we told you that the U.S. Department of Education announced some flexibility to federal student loan borrowers. Understanding these options can help you make more informed decisions about paying your bills and prioritizing your de…
      - 26 days ago 29 Dec 20, 2:00pm -
    • More money from the government?
      Congress has just passed another bill to help the people whose finances are taking a beating from the pandemic. Once again, some of us will be getting money by check or direct deposit. The timing and details are still TBA, but here’s what we know:
      - 33 days ago 22 Dec 20, 2:58pm -

    Security Technical Implementation Guides

      Security Intelligence by IBM Security

      • For Attackers, Home is Where the Hideout Is
        Remember the good ol’ days of playing hide-and-seek? It’s hard to forget the rush of finding the perfect hiding place. I remember crouching into a tiny ball behind the clothes hanging in my mother’s closet, or standing frozen like a statue behi…
        - 5 days ago 19 Jan 21, 11:04pm -
      • QR Code Security: What You Need to Know Today
        QR codes are very common today, enough so that attackers are discovering ways of using them for profit. How can QR codes be used this way, and what can you do to boost QR code security and protect against these scams? What Are QR Codes Used For?  QR…
        - 5 days ago 19 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
      • Managing Cybersecurity Costs: Bake These Ingredients Into Your Annual Budget
        As businesses across all industries evolve, once discretionary expenses become operating costs.  Insurance coverage, for example, is pretty much ‘a must’ across many industries. The latest may be cybersecurity costs, because protecting your most…
        - 9 days ago 15 Jan 21, 8:00pm -
      • Hybrid Cloud Adoption Brings Security on the Go
        Hybrid cloud environments are a common sight in today’s digital world. IBM’s Assembling Your Cloud Orchestra report found 85% of organizations already utilize a hybrid cloud and 98% anticipate having one in place within three years. This type of…
        - 9 days ago 15 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
      • Misconfigurations: A Hidden but Preventable Threat to Cloud Data
        Working in the cloud has many advantages. But to handle your information safely, you should know how to defend against the common problem of misconfigurations leaving cloud data open to thieves.  What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing? Many groups…
        - 9 days ago 15 Jan 21, 6:00pm -
      • 5 Cybersecurity Best Practices For Planning Ahead
        Putting best practices in place is the most efficient way to combat cybersecurity threats. But that’s easier said than done, as there are a lot of forces working against our best efforts. The talent shortage looms the largest; there simply aren’t…
        - 10 days ago 14 Jan 21, 10:00pm -
      • Preparing a Client Environment for Threat Management
        A key part of making any threat management program successful is ensuring it maps properly to the client’s needs. In the past, this has been challenging for many groups providing threat management to their internal teams. The challenge has largely…
        - 10 days ago 14 Jan 21, 9:30pm -
      • Social Engineering And Social Media: How to Stop Oversharing
        You’ve done your due diligence, practice good security hygiene and have the best security tools available. Now, your security posture is strong. But, your plan is only as good as your employees, and they may be letting you down when it comes to bei…
        - 11 days ago 13 Jan 21, 1:00pm -
      • Peaks and Valleys: The Mental Health Side of Cybersecurity Risk Management
        There is one risk cybersecurity experts often overlook: burnout. We can build on threat detection and incident response capabilities and use cybersecurity risk management frameworks, such as NIST CSF, to improve our overall risk posture all we want w…
        - 12 days ago 12 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
      • What is STRIDE and How Does It Anticipate Cyberattacks?
        STRIDE threat modeling is an important tool in a security expert’s arsenal. Threat modeling provides security teams with a practical framework for dealing with a threat. For example, the STRIDE model offers a proven methodology of next steps. It ca…
        - 13 days ago 11 Jan 21, 11:00pm -

      Security Focus Vulnerabilities

      The TOR Blog

      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.4-rc nickmJanuary 22, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.4-rc from the download p…
        - 2 days ago 22 Jan 21, 5:03pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a7 sysrqbJanuary 19, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a7 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
        - 5 days ago 20 Jan 21, 4:12am -
      • The State of IPv6 support on the Tor network

        The State of IPv6 support on the Tor network

        The State of IPv6 support on the Tor networkGabaJanuary 14, 2021 In our last article, published in RIPE's website, we described the work that happened in 2020 related to giving IPv6 support to the Tor network.Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha is the…
        - 10 days ago 14 Jan 21, 2:37pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.8 sysrqbJanuary 13, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.8 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates Firefox for desktops to…
        - 11 days ago 13 Jan 21, 6:57pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.3-rc nickmJanuary 12, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.3-rc from the download p…
        - 12 days ago 12 Jan 21, 6:51pm -
      • In memoriam of Karsten Loesing

        In memoriam of Karsten Loesing

        In memoriam of Karsten Loesing isabelaDecember 23, 2020 It's with deep sorrow that we share that our dear friend, colleague, and Tor core contributor Karsten Loesing passed away on the afternoon of Friday, Decembe…
        - 32 days ago 23 Dec 20, 2:17pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a6 gkDecember 17, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a6 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experi…
        - 38 days ago 17 Dec 20, 8:05am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.7 sysrqbDecember 15, 2020 Update 2020-12-22 20:00 UTC: Tor Browser 10.0.7 is approved now on Google Play and it is rolling out.Tor Browser 10.0.7 is now available from the Tor Browse…
        - 40 days ago 15 Dec 20, 5:39pm -
      • Tor in 2021

        Tor in 2021

        Tor in 2021 isabelaDecember 10, 2020 This year has been difficult for all of us. As individuals, we’ve had to adapt to the new normal of COVID-19, and as an organization, the Tor Project also had to adapt to our…
        - 45 days ago 10 Dec 20, 6:52pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.6 sysrqbDecember 09, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.6 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version brings back a functioning meek…
        - 46 days ago 9 Dec 20, 7:52pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a5 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a5 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a5 (Android Only) sysrqbDecember 07, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a5 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha…
        - 48 days ago 7 Dec 20, 11:07pm -
      • Anti-censorship team report: November 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: November 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: November 2020 Philipp WinterDecember 07, 2020 Tor's anti-censorship team writes monthly reports to keep the world updated on its progress. This blog post summarizes the anti-censorsh…
        - 48 days ago 7 Dec 20, 10:39pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.5 sysrqbNovember 27, 2020 Updated on 27 November 2020: Android Tor Browser 10.0.5 is now available. (Originally published on 17 November)Tor Browser 10.0.5 is now available from the…
        - 58 days ago 27 Nov 20, 11:29pm -
      • New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.2-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.2-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.2-alpha nickmNovember 23, 2020 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.2-alpha from the download pa…
        - 62 days ago 23 Nov 20, 7:12pm -
      • From Trac into Gitlab for Tor

        From Trac into Gitlab for Tor

        From Trac into Gitlab for Tor GabaNovember 20, 2020 Tor has been using Trac until June 2020, when we moved to our self-hosted instance of Gitlab administered by the Tor sysadmin team. We reached some limitations w…
        - 65 days ago 20 Nov 20, 12:46pm -
      • Transparency, Openness, and Our 2018 and 2019 Finances

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2018 and 2019 Finances

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2018 and 2019 Finances armaNovember 19, 2020 After completing standard audits for 2017-2018 and for 2019, our federal tax filings and audits are available. We publish all of our rel…
        - 66 days ago 19 Nov 20, 9:40pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a4 gkNovember 18, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a4 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experi…
        - 67 days ago 18 Nov 20, 10:23am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a3

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a3

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a3 sysrqbNovember 13, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a3 for Desktop platforms is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 72 days ago 13 Nov 20, 3:01pm -
      • New Releases: Tor 0.3.5.12, 0.4.3.7, and 0.4.4.6

        New Releases: Tor 0.3.5.12, 0.4.3.7, and 0.4.4.6

        New Releases: Tor 0.3.5.12, 0.4.3.7, and 0.4.4.6 nickmNovember 12, 2020 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.4.6 on the download page. Packages…
        - 73 days ago 12 Nov 20, 3:39pm -
      • Digital security tools for human rights defenders

        Digital security tools for human rights defenders

        Digital security tools for human rights defenders nahNovember 11, 2020 At the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, there wasn't much known about how people living in rural areas, forests, and near rivers would f…
        - 74 days ago 11 Nov 20, 2:03pm -
      • You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020

        You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020

        You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020 Al SmithNovember 10, 2020 Every year people from the Tor Project communities present the State of the Onion, a compilation of updates from our different projects, at confe…
        - 75 days ago 10 Nov 20, 9:35pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.4 sysrqbNovember 10, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates NoScript to 11.1.5 and…
        - 75 days ago 10 Nov 20, 7:35pm -
      • Use a Mask, Use Tor: Friends of Tor Matching Donations up to $100,000

        Use a Mask, Use Tor: Friends of Tor Matching Donations up to $100,000

        Use a Mask, Use Tor: Friends of Tor Matching Donations up to $100,000 Al SmithNovember 09, 2020 Update December 17, 2020: The match has been reached! Thank you for helping us raise $100,000--made $200,000 with the…
        - 76 days ago 9 Nov 20, 5:38pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.3 (Android Only) sysrqbNovember 02, 2020 After many months of design and development we are very happy to announce the release of Tor Browser 10.0.3 for Android. This is the first And…
        - 83 days ago 2 Nov 20, 6:42pm -
      • New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha nickmNovember 01, 2020 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha from the downloa…
        - 84 days ago 1 Nov 20, 9:49pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a9 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 26, 2020 Android Tor Browser 10.0a9 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 90 days ago 26 Oct 20, 5:50pm -
      • Use A Mask, Use Tor: Resist the Surveillance Pandemic

        Use A Mask, Use Tor: Resist the Surveillance Pandemic

        Use A Mask, Use Tor: Resist the Surveillance Pandemic Al SmithOctober 21, 2020 Update October 27: Limited-edition Tor masks are now available. Make a donation of $50 between now and December 31, 2020, and get your…
        - 95 days ago 21 Oct 20, 5:40pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a2 sysrqbOctober 20, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a2 for Desktop platforms is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 96 days ago 21 Oct 20, 4:13am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.2 sysrqbOctober 20, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.2 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates Firefox to 78.4.0esr and…
        - 96 days ago 20 Oct 20, 5:42pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.1 sysrqbOctober 13, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.1 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates NoScript to 11.1.1 and f…
        - 14 Oct 20, 2:44am -
      • Anti-censorship team report: September 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: September 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: September 2020 Philipp WinterOctober 12, 2020 Tor's anti-censorship team writes monthly reports to keep the world updated on its progress. This blog post summarizes the anti-censorship…
        - 12 Oct 20, 3:52pm -
      • Join the Tor Localization Hackathon November 6 - 9

        Join the Tor Localization Hackathon November 6 - 9

        Join the Tor Localization Hackathon November 6 - 9 GusOctober 09, 2020 Between November 6 and 9, the Tor Project and Localization Lab will host the first edition of Tor Project's localization hackathon, the Tor L…
        - 9 Oct 20, 9:33pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a8 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 08, 2020 Android Tor Browser 10.0a8 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 8 Oct 20, 5:16pm -
      • Tor Browser and Onion Services - Challenges and Opportunities

        Tor Browser and Onion Services - Challenges and Opportunities

        Tor Browser and Onion Services - Challenges and Opportunities gkOctober 05, 2020 Maintaining a browser like Tor Browser has its challenges but also its rewards. It allows us to reach faster adoption of important t…
        - 5 Oct 20, 9:17am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a1 sysrqbSeptember 24, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a1 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an ex…
        - 24 Sep 20, 9:08pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10 sysrqbSeptember 22, 2020 Update 1700 UTC 2020-09-24: After investigating the error seen by Windows users while playing videos on Youtube, a user helped us identify the cause. Until this…
        - 22 Sep 20, 8:40pm -
      • New Release: Tails 4.11
        New Release: Tails 4.11TailsSeptember 22, 2020 This release fixes many security vulnerabilities. You should upgrade as soon as possible.New featuresWe added a new feature of the Persistent Storage to save the settings from the Wel…
        - 22 Sep 20, 10:23am -
      • Censored continent: understanding the use of tools during information controls in Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, and Zimbabwe as case studies.

        Censored continent: understanding the use of tools during information controls in Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, and Zimbabwe as case studies.

        Censored continent: understanding the use of tools during information controls in Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, and Zimbabwe as case studies. AntonelaSeptember 18, 2020 Between 2019 and 2020, The Tor Project…
        - 18 Sep 20, 6:11pm -
      • Tor’s Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: $106,709 Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: $106,709 Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: $106,709 Raised! Al SmithSeptember 17, 2020 Let’s start this post with a rousing THANK YOU to the Tor community!This August, we asked you to help us fundraise for our second annu…
        - 17 Sep 20, 11:04pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a7 sysrqbSeptember 16, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0a7 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an ex…
        - 16 Sep 20, 10:19pm -
      • Updates on Tor Project’s Board

        Updates on Tor Project’s Board

        Updates on Tor Project’s Board isabelaSeptember 16, 2020 We would like to share some updates regarding the Tor Project’s Board. Last year Megan Price stepped down as she took a second maternity leave. And in t…
        - 16 Sep 20, 1:23pm -
      • New Release: Tor 0.4.4.5

        New Release: Tor 0.4.4.5

        New Release: Tor 0.4.4.5 nickmSeptember 15, 2020 After months of work, we have a new stable release series!If you build Tor from source, you can download the sourcecode for 0.4.4.5 on thedownload page.Packages…
        - 15 Sep 20, 1:26pm -
      • GSoC 2020: Snowflake Proxy on Mobile

        GSoC 2020: Snowflake Proxy on Mobile

        GSoC 2020: Snowflake Proxy on Mobile Hashik DonthineniSeptember 09, 2020 This blog post is about the project I worked on and my experience with Tor under GSoC 2020. After spending a lot of time understanding organ…
        - 9 Sep 20, 12:28pm -
      • Anti-censorship team report: August 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: August 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: August 2020 Philipp WinterSeptember 04, 2020 Tor's anti-censorship team writes monthly reports to keep the world updated on its progress. This blog post summarizes the anti-censorshi…
        - 4 Sep 20, 8:56pm -
      • The Tor Project Membership Program

        The Tor Project Membership Program

        The Tor Project Membership Program Al SmithAugust 31, 2020 Today we are officially launching the Tor Project Membership Program, a new way for nonprofit and private sector organizations to financially support our…
        - 31 Aug 20, 3:01pm -
      • Challenges, priorities, and progress in anti-censorship technology at Tor

        Challenges, priorities, and progress in anti-censorship technology at Tor

        Challenges, priorities, and progress in anti-censorship technology at Tor Philipp WinterAugust 27, 2020 This blog post seeks to bring clarity to the modus operandi of the Tor Project in the anti-censorship space b…
        - 27 Aug 20, 11:01pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a6 sysrqbAugust 26, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0a6 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an exper…
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      • End of #MoreOnionsPorFavor campaign

        End of #MoreOnionsPorFavor campaign

        End of #MoreOnionsPorFavor campaign GusAugust 25, 2020 This week we're officially wrapping up the campaign #MoreOnionsPorFavor. Non-profits, companies, media outlets, whistleblower platforms, service providers, ha…
        - 25 Aug 20, 7:38pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 9.5.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 9.5.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 9.5.4 sysrqbAugust 25, 2020 Tor Browser 9.5.4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version is expected to be the final version…
        - 25 Aug 20, 5:16pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a5 sysrqbAugust 19, 2020 [Update 8/20/2020 13:05 UTC]: We encountered updater issues for all alpha users that have been auto-updating the alpha series for months. We changed the accept…
        - 19 Aug 20, 9:17pm -

      The TOR Blog Comments

      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.4-rc nickmJanuary 22, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.4-rc from the download p…
        - 2 days ago 22 Jan 21, 5:03pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a7 sysrqbJanuary 19, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a7 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
        - 5 days ago 20 Jan 21, 4:12am -
      • The State of IPv6 support on the Tor network

        The State of IPv6 support on the Tor network

        The State of IPv6 support on the Tor networkGabaJanuary 14, 2021 In our last article, published in RIPE's website, we described the work that happened in 2020 related to giving IPv6 support to the Tor network.Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha is the…
        - 10 days ago 14 Jan 21, 2:37pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.8 sysrqbJanuary 13, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.8 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates Firefox for desktops to…
        - 11 days ago 13 Jan 21, 6:57pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.3-rc nickmJanuary 12, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.3-rc from the download p…
        - 12 days ago 12 Jan 21, 6:51pm -
      • In memoriam of Karsten Loesing

        In memoriam of Karsten Loesing

        In memoriam of Karsten Loesing isabelaDecember 23, 2020 It's with deep sorrow that we share that our dear friend, colleague, and Tor core contributor Karsten Loesing passed away on the afternoon of Friday, Decembe…
        - 32 days ago 23 Dec 20, 2:17pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a6 gkDecember 17, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a6 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experi…
        - 38 days ago 17 Dec 20, 8:05am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.7 sysrqbDecember 15, 2020 Update 2020-12-22 20:00 UTC: Tor Browser 10.0.7 is approved now on Google Play and it is rolling out.Tor Browser 10.0.7 is now available from the Tor Browse…
        - 40 days ago 15 Dec 20, 5:39pm -
      • Tor in 2021

        Tor in 2021

        Tor in 2021 isabelaDecember 10, 2020 This year has been difficult for all of us. As individuals, we’ve had to adapt to the new normal of COVID-19, and as an organization, the Tor Project also had to adapt to our…
        - 45 days ago 10 Dec 20, 6:52pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.6 sysrqbDecember 09, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.6 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version brings back a functioning meek…
        - 46 days ago 9 Dec 20, 7:52pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a5 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a5 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a5 (Android Only) sysrqbDecember 07, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a5 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha…
        - 48 days ago 7 Dec 20, 11:07pm -
      • Anti-censorship team report: November 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: November 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: November 2020 Philipp WinterDecember 07, 2020 Tor's anti-censorship team writes monthly reports to keep the world updated on its progress. This blog post summarizes the anti-censorsh…
        - 48 days ago 7 Dec 20, 10:39pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.5 sysrqbNovember 27, 2020 Updated on 27 November 2020: Android Tor Browser 10.0.5 is now available. (Originally published on 17 November)Tor Browser 10.0.5 is now available from the…
        - 58 days ago 27 Nov 20, 11:29pm -
      • New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.2-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.2-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.2-alpha nickmNovember 23, 2020 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.2-alpha from the download pa…
        - 62 days ago 23 Nov 20, 7:12pm -
      • From Trac into Gitlab for Tor

        From Trac into Gitlab for Tor

        From Trac into Gitlab for Tor GabaNovember 20, 2020 Tor has been using Trac until June 2020, when we moved to our self-hosted instance of Gitlab administered by the Tor sysadmin team. We reached some limitations w…
        - 65 days ago 20 Nov 20, 12:46pm -
      • Transparency, Openness, and Our 2018 and 2019 Finances

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2018 and 2019 Finances

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2018 and 2019 Finances armaNovember 19, 2020 After completing standard audits for 2017-2018 and for 2019, our federal tax filings and audits are available. We publish all of our rel…
        - 66 days ago 19 Nov 20, 9:40pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a4 gkNovember 18, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a4 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experi…
        - 67 days ago 18 Nov 20, 10:23am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a3

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a3

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a3 sysrqbNovember 13, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a3 for Desktop platforms is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 72 days ago 13 Nov 20, 3:01pm -
      • New Releases: Tor 0.3.5.12, 0.4.3.7, and 0.4.4.6

        New Releases: Tor 0.3.5.12, 0.4.3.7, and 0.4.4.6

        New Releases: Tor 0.3.5.12, 0.4.3.7, and 0.4.4.6 nickmNovember 12, 2020 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.4.6 on the download page. Packages…
        - 73 days ago 12 Nov 20, 3:39pm -
      • Digital security tools for human rights defenders

        Digital security tools for human rights defenders

        Digital security tools for human rights defenders nahNovember 11, 2020 At the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, there wasn't much known about how people living in rural areas, forests, and near rivers would f…
        - 74 days ago 11 Nov 20, 2:03pm -
      • You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020

        You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020

        You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020 Al SmithNovember 10, 2020 Every year people from the Tor Project communities present the State of the Onion, a compilation of updates from our different projects, at confe…
        - 75 days ago 10 Nov 20, 9:35pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.4 sysrqbNovember 10, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates NoScript to 11.1.5 and…
        - 75 days ago 10 Nov 20, 7:35pm -
      • Use a Mask, Use Tor: Friends of Tor Matching Donations up to $100,000

        Use a Mask, Use Tor: Friends of Tor Matching Donations up to $100,000

        Use a Mask, Use Tor: Friends of Tor Matching Donations up to $100,000 Al SmithNovember 09, 2020 Update December 17, 2020: The match has been reached! Thank you for helping us raise $100,000--made $200,000 with the…
        - 76 days ago 9 Nov 20, 5:38pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.3 (Android Only) sysrqbNovember 02, 2020 After many months of design and development we are very happy to announce the release of Tor Browser 10.0.3 for Android. This is the first And…
        - 83 days ago 2 Nov 20, 6:42pm -
      • New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha

        New alpha release: Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha nickmNovember 01, 2020 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.5.1-alpha from the downloa…
        - 84 days ago 1 Nov 20, 9:49pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a9 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 26, 2020 Android Tor Browser 10.0a9 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 90 days ago 26 Oct 20, 5:50pm -
      • Use A Mask, Use Tor: Resist the Surveillance Pandemic

        Use A Mask, Use Tor: Resist the Surveillance Pandemic

        Use A Mask, Use Tor: Resist the Surveillance Pandemic Al SmithOctober 21, 2020 Update October 27: Limited-edition Tor masks are now available. Make a donation of $50 between now and December 31, 2020, and get your…
        - 95 days ago 21 Oct 20, 5:40pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a2 sysrqbOctober 20, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a2 for Desktop platforms is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 96 days ago 21 Oct 20, 4:13am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.2

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.2 sysrqbOctober 20, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.2 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates Firefox to 78.4.0esr and…
        - 96 days ago 20 Oct 20, 5:42pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.1 sysrqbOctober 13, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0.1 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates NoScript to 11.1.1 and f…
        - 14 Oct 20, 2:44am -
      • Anti-censorship team report: September 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: September 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: September 2020 Philipp WinterOctober 12, 2020 Tor's anti-censorship team writes monthly reports to keep the world updated on its progress. This blog post summarizes the anti-censorship…
        - 12 Oct 20, 3:52pm -
      • Join the Tor Localization Hackathon November 6 - 9

        Join the Tor Localization Hackathon November 6 - 9

        Join the Tor Localization Hackathon November 6 - 9 GusOctober 09, 2020 Between November 6 and 9, the Tor Project and Localization Lab will host the first edition of Tor Project's localization hackathon, the Tor L…
        - 9 Oct 20, 9:33pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a8 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 08, 2020 Android Tor Browser 10.0a8 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an…
        - 8 Oct 20, 5:16pm -
      • Tor Browser and Onion Services - Challenges and Opportunities

        Tor Browser and Onion Services - Challenges and Opportunities

        Tor Browser and Onion Services - Challenges and Opportunities gkOctober 05, 2020 Maintaining a browser like Tor Browser has its challenges but also its rewards. It allows us to reach faster adoption of important t…
        - 5 Oct 20, 9:17am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a1

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a1 sysrqbSeptember 24, 2020 Tor Browser 10.5a1 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an ex…
        - 24 Sep 20, 9:08pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10 sysrqbSeptember 22, 2020 Update 1700 UTC 2020-09-24: After investigating the error seen by Windows users while playing videos on Youtube, a user helped us identify the cause. Until this…
        - 22 Sep 20, 8:40pm -
      • New Release: Tails 4.11
        New Release: Tails 4.11TailsSeptember 22, 2020 This release fixes many security vulnerabilities. You should upgrade as soon as possible.New featuresWe added a new feature of the Persistent Storage to save the settings from the Wel…
        - 22 Sep 20, 10:23am -
      • Censored continent: understanding the use of tools during information controls in Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, and Zimbabwe as case studies.

        Censored continent: understanding the use of tools during information controls in Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, and Zimbabwe as case studies.

        Censored continent: understanding the use of tools during information controls in Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, and Zimbabwe as case studies. AntonelaSeptember 18, 2020 Between 2019 and 2020, The Tor Project…
        - 18 Sep 20, 6:11pm -
      • Tor’s Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: $106,709 Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: $106,709 Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: $106,709 Raised! Al SmithSeptember 17, 2020 Let’s start this post with a rousing THANK YOU to the Tor community!This August, we asked you to help us fundraise for our second annu…
        - 17 Sep 20, 11:04pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a7 sysrqbSeptember 16, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0a7 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an ex…
        - 16 Sep 20, 10:19pm -
      • Updates on Tor Project’s Board

        Updates on Tor Project’s Board

        Updates on Tor Project’s Board isabelaSeptember 16, 2020 We would like to share some updates regarding the Tor Project’s Board. Last year Megan Price stepped down as she took a second maternity leave. And in t…
        - 16 Sep 20, 1:23pm -
      • New Release: Tor 0.4.4.5

        New Release: Tor 0.4.4.5

        New Release: Tor 0.4.4.5 nickmSeptember 15, 2020 After months of work, we have a new stable release series!If you build Tor from source, you can download the sourcecode for 0.4.4.5 on thedownload page.Packages…
        - 15 Sep 20, 1:26pm -
      • GSoC 2020: Snowflake Proxy on Mobile

        GSoC 2020: Snowflake Proxy on Mobile

        GSoC 2020: Snowflake Proxy on Mobile Hashik DonthineniSeptember 09, 2020 This blog post is about the project I worked on and my experience with Tor under GSoC 2020. After spending a lot of time understanding organ…
        - 9 Sep 20, 12:28pm -
      • Anti-censorship team report: August 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: August 2020

        Anti-censorship team report: August 2020 Philipp WinterSeptember 04, 2020 Tor's anti-censorship team writes monthly reports to keep the world updated on its progress. This blog post summarizes the anti-censorshi…
        - 4 Sep 20, 8:56pm -
      • The Tor Project Membership Program

        The Tor Project Membership Program

        The Tor Project Membership Program Al SmithAugust 31, 2020 Today we are officially launching the Tor Project Membership Program, a new way for nonprofit and private sector organizations to financially support our…
        - 31 Aug 20, 3:01pm -
      • Challenges, priorities, and progress in anti-censorship technology at Tor

        Challenges, priorities, and progress in anti-censorship technology at Tor

        Challenges, priorities, and progress in anti-censorship technology at Tor Philipp WinterAugust 27, 2020 This blog post seeks to bring clarity to the modus operandi of the Tor Project in the anti-censorship space b…
        - 27 Aug 20, 11:01pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a6

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a6 sysrqbAugust 26, 2020 Tor Browser 10.0a6 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an exper…
        - 27 Aug 20, 12:49am -
      • End of #MoreOnionsPorFavor campaign

        End of #MoreOnionsPorFavor campaign

        End of #MoreOnionsPorFavor campaign GusAugust 25, 2020 This week we're officially wrapping up the campaign #MoreOnionsPorFavor. Non-profits, companies, media outlets, whistleblower platforms, service providers, ha…
        - 25 Aug 20, 7:38pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 9.5.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 9.5.4

        New Release: Tor Browser 9.5.4 sysrqbAugust 25, 2020 Tor Browser 9.5.4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version is expected to be the final version…
        - 25 Aug 20, 5:16pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a5 sysrqbAugust 19, 2020 [Update 8/20/2020 13:05 UTC]: We encountered updater issues for all alpha users that have been auto-updating the alpha series for months. We changed the accept…
        - 19 Aug 20, 9:17pm -

      Cyber Punk

      • Automated Dynamic Application Penetration Testing: ADAPT

        Automated Dynamic Application Penetration Testing: ADAPT

           ADAPT is a tool that performs Automated Dynamic Application Penetration Testing for web applications. It is designed to increase accuracy, speed, and confidence in penetration testing efforts....
        - 5 Mar 19, 9:51pm -
      • Scalable Fuzzing Infrastructure: ClusterFuzz

        Scalable Fuzzing Infrastructure: ClusterFuzz

           ClusterFuzz is a scalable fuzzing infrastructure which finds security and stability issues in software. It is used by Google for fuzzing the Chrome Browser, and serves as the fuzzing backend for...
        - 21 Feb 19, 3:51am -
      • Target Reconnaissance Framework: Pown Recon

        Target Reconnaissance Framework: Pown Recon

            Pown Recon is a target reconnaissance framework powered by graph theory. The benefit of using graph theory instead of flat table representation is that it is easier to find the relationships...
        - 21 Feb 19, 3:32am -
      • Post-Exploitation Framework for Linux Written in Bash: Orc

        Post-Exploitation Framework for Linux Written in Bash: Orc

           Orc is a simple post-exploitation written in bash. I wrote this because I myself needed a more featureful post-exploitation toolkit for Linux. It’s part of a larger bundle of scripts and...
        - 21 Feb 19, 3:15am -
      • Securely and Anonymously Send and Receive Files: OnionShare

        Securely and Anonymously Send and Receive Files: OnionShare

           OnionShare is an open source tool for securely and anonymously sending and receiving files using Tor onion services. It works by starting a web server directly on your computer and making it...
        - 20 Feb 19, 4:28pm -
      • Flexible and Powerful Reverse Proxy: Modlishka

        Flexible and Powerful Reverse Proxy: Modlishka

        Modlishka is a flexible and powerful reverse proxy, that will take your phishing campaigns to the next level.It was realeased with an aim to:help penetration testers to carry out an effective...
        - 22 Jan 19, 3:47am -
      • A Framework for Secure and Scalable Network Traffic Analysis: Netcap

        A Framework for Secure and Scalable Network Traffic Analysis: Netcap

           The Netcap (NETwork CAPture) framework efficiently converts a stream of network packets into highly accessible type-safe structured data that represent specific protocols or custom abstractions....
        - 22 Jan 19, 3:21am -
      • Phishing Campaign Toolkit: King Phisher

        Phishing Campaign Toolkit: King Phisher

           King Phisher is a tool for testing and promoting user awareness by simulating real world phishing attacks. It features an easy to use, yet very flexible architecture allowing full control over...
        - 20 Dec 18, 3:50pm -
      • Framework for Rogue Wi-Fi Access Point Attack: WiFi-Pumpkin

        Framework for Rogue Wi-Fi Access Point Attack: WiFi-Pumpkin

           The WiFi-Pumpkin is a rogue AP framework to easily create these fake networks, all while forwarding legitimate traffic to and from the unsuspecting target. It comes stuffed with features,...
        - 12 Dec 18, 5:20am -
      • A Post-Exploitation Scanning/Mapping Tool: Scavenger

        A Post-Exploitation Scanning/Mapping Tool: Scavenger

           SCAVENGER is a multi-threaded post-exploitation scanning tool for mapping systems and finding “interesting” and most frequently used files, folders and services. Once credentials are...
        - 10 Dec 18, 1:26am -
      • Kernel-Mode Rootkit Hunter: Tyton

        Kernel-Mode Rootkit Hunter: Tyton

           Loadable kernel modules, LKMs for short, are an integral companion to the Linux kernel. Typically, LKMs are used to add support for new hardware (as device drivers) or file systems or add...
        - 3 Dec 18, 11:15pm -
      • Tools for capturing and analyzing keyboard input paired with microphone capture

        Tools for capturing and analyzing keyboard input paired with microphone capture

           The main goal is to exploit the sound produced by pressing keyboard keys as a side channel in order to guess the content of the text being typed. To achieve this, the algorithm takes as input a...
        - 3 Dec 18, 10:59pm -

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      Talos by Cisco

      • How Adversaries Use Politics for Compromise
        Cisco Talos recently discovered several malware distribution campaigns where the adversaries were utilizing the names and likenesses of several prominent political figures.
        - 5 Nov 19, 3:59pm -
      • C2 With It All: From Ransomware To Carding
          Cisco Talos recently discovered a new server hosting a large stockpile of malicious files. Our analysis of these files shows that these attackers were able to obtain a deep...
        - 4 Nov 19, 4:03pm -
      • Threat Roundup for October 25 to November 1

        Threat Roundup for October 25 to  November 1

        Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between Oct 25 and Nov 1. As...
        - 1 Nov 19, 5:31pm -
      • The commoditization of mobile espionage software
        Mobile stalkerware has all sorts of wide-ranging consequences. The creators of these types of apps can track user's locations, see their social media usage and more. And they certainly open...
        - 30 Oct 19, 4:06pm -
      • Threat Roundup for October 18 to October 25

        Threat Roundup for October 18 to  October 25

        Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between Oct 18 and Oct 25. As...
        - 25 Oct 19, 4:32pm -
      • Gustuff return, new features for victims
        The Gustuff banking trojan is back with new features, months after initially appearing targeting financial institutions in Australia. Cisco Talos first reported on Gustuff in April. Soon after, the actors behind...
        - 21 Oct 19, 2:48pm -
      • Threat Roundup for October 11 to October 18

        Threat Roundup for October 11 to  October 18

        Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between Oct 11 and Oct 18. As...
        - 18 Oct 19, 4:44pm -
      • Checkrain fake iOS jailbreak leads to click fraud
        Attackers are capitalizing on the recent discovery of a new vulnerability that exists across legacy iOS hardware. Cisco Talos recently discovered a malicious actor using a fake website that claims...
        - 15 Oct 19, 8:33am -
      • Threat Roundup for October 4 to October 11

        Threat Roundup for October 4 to  October 11

        Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between Oct 4 and Oct 11. As...
        - 11 Oct 19, 3:45pm -
      • New IDA Pro plugin provides TileGX support
        Cisco Talos has a new plugin available for IDA Pro that provides a new disassembler for TileGX binaries. This tool should assist researchers in reverse-engineering threats in IDA Pro that...
        - 11 Oct 19, 9:26am -

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