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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

  • InfraGard Marks 25 Years of Protecting the Country’s Critical Infrastructure
    From a small group that started in 1996 to an organization more than 75,000 strong today, InfraGard brings together representatives from the private and public sectors to help protect our nation’s critical infrastructure from attacks.
    - 6 days ago 9 Apr 21, 10:00am -
  • Stopping Public Corruption
    A Philadelphia city employee who was supposed to be ferreting out corruption and mismanagement is now serving a federal prison sentence for using his official position to solicit and accept bribes.
    - 8 days ago 7 Apr 21, 6:00am -
  • The Unabomber Case 25 Years Later
    A quarter-century ago, FBI agents raided the Montana cabin of Theodore Kaczynski after his writings were used to identify him as the elusive serial bomber who conducted a years-long reign of terror that left three dead and nearly two dozen injured.
    - 13 days ago 2 Apr 21, 7:00am -
  • Change Agents: Women’s History Month 2021
    Women in the FBI don't just break down doors—they break barriers and make change. Learn more about some of the women in FBI leadership and how they are making a difference every day.
    - 21 days ago 25 Mar 21, 7:00am -
  • Cryptocurrencies a Growing Target of Theft
    Recent charges against North Korean hackers show cyber criminals are increasingly targeting virtual currency markets and exchanges.
    - 35 days ago 11 Mar 21, 12:00pm -
  • Concert Promoter Sentenced for Ponzi Scheme
    A smooth talking concert promoter told investors he could make them rich. But instead, he and an associate swindled their victims out of more than $20 million—and are now serving prison time.
    - 43 days ago 3 Mar 21, 6:00am -
  • Moving the Diversity Needle
    Assistant Director A. Tonya Odom, who served for eight years as the FBI’s first chief diversity officer, looks back on her role as the leading advocate for diversity and inclusion at the Bureau.
    - 48 days ago 26 Feb 21, 9:00am -
  • Honoring Our Fallen Agents
    Memorial services were held in Florida to honor the lives of FBI Special Agents Laura Schwartzenberger and Daniel Alfin, who were killed in the line of duty February 2, 2021. We will always remember their ultimate sacrifice.
    - 66 days ago 8 Feb 21, 8:35am -
  • Emotet Malware Disrupted
    The FBI worked alongside foreign law enforcement and private sector partners in an innovative, coordinated effort to take down a destructive malware known as Emotet.
    - 73 days ago 1 Feb 21, 9:16am -
  • Investment Fraudster Sentenced
    A man who pretended to be an accountant and lawyer defrauded an unsuspecting family out of more than $700,000—and is now spending time behind bars.
    - 78 days ago 27 Jan 21, 6:00am -
  • 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.
    - 93 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.
    - 94 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.
    - 99 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.
    - 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.
    - 21 Dec 20, 11:00am -

Financial Crimes Task Force (FCTF)

Threat Metrix

    Federal Trade Commision on Identity Theft

    • Don't open your door to grandparent scams
      When it comes to scammers, nothing is sacred — including the bond between grandparent and grandchild. Lately, grandparent scammers have gotten bolder: they might even come to your door to collect money, supposedly for your grandchild in distress.
      - 2 days ago 13 Apr 21, 5:13pm -
    • Scammers target loved ones of COVID-19 victims
      Government imposters may have hit a new low with a scheme that targets the grieving survivors of people who died of COVID-19 by offering them help paying for their loved one’s funeral expenses.
      - 2 days ago 13 Apr 21, 12:10pm -
    • Don’t let job scams block your path forward
      ​​​​​​​After more than a year of pandemic-related devastating losses — including job losses – you may be one of millions looking to get back on your feet with a new job. This Financial Literacy Month, as always, the FTC wants to hel…
      - 6 days ago 9 Apr 21, 7:54pm -
    • Give yourself some credit (reports)
      One important back-to-basics step you can take this Financial Literacy Month (or anytime) is checking your credit report. 
      - 7 days ago 8 Apr 21, 2:49pm -
    • Avoid payment scams while rebuilding your finances
      Over the past year, the Coronavirus created financial problems for many people. Maybe you’re one of them. As you work to regain your financial footing, scammers will continue to try to steer you off course. Here are a few ways to spot, stop, and re…
      - 8 days ago 7 Apr 21, 4:21pm -
    • Managing your bills during the pandemic
      COVID-19 has thrown the economy into a tailspin. As people have been laid off, furloughed, or are working fewer hours, bills can pile up. This week, for Financial Literacy Month, we’re looking at ways to manage — and today, it’s all about deali…
      - 9 days ago 6 Apr 21, 1:35pm -
    • New IRS imposter scam targets college students and staff
      If you’re a college student, faculty, or staff member, you’re going to want to pay attention to this one. IRS imposters are sending phishing emails to people with “.edu” email addresses, saying they have information about your “tax refund p…
      - 10 days ago 5 Apr 21, 4:49pm -
    • The pandemic’s effect on your money
      This April is Financial Literacy Month, so this week we’re talking about financial resiliency. The Coronavirus has been devastating for many people’s financial lives. Through no fault of their own, millions have lost jobs, businesses, and savings…
      - 10 days ago 5 Apr 21, 1:07pm -
    • Prepare for severe spring weather with tips you can share
      According to the National Weather Service, the peak severe weather season is during the spring months of March, April, and May. Already this season, we’ve seen heavy rains, flooding, and tornados in southern areas like Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, L…
      - 13 days ago 2 Apr 21, 7:07pm -
    • Behind on your rent and worried about eviction?
      Lots of people are having difficulty paying their rent due to the pandemic. But today, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released an eviction moratorium order. It protects people from being evicted for not paying their rent if they complete a dec…
      - 17 days ago 29 Mar 21, 3:03pm -

    Security Technical Implementation Guides

      Security Intelligence by IBM Security

      • newThe IT-OT Connection: How the Two Work Together
        Where hardware meets software, attackers can sneak in. More and more, threat actors are targeting Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technology (OT). IBM X-Force found that the number of attacks against those types of assets increased b…
        - 12 hours ago 14 Apr 21, 10:00pm -
      • newDon’t Stop At ‘Delete:’ How Privacy Needs Are Shaping Data Destruction
        It’s just part of the job: at some point in a device’s lifecycle, data must be destroyed. While deleting files may mean users and apps can’t access them, simple deletion isn’t enough to truly destroy the data. To be most effective, secure dat…
        - 14 hours ago 14 Apr 21, 7:30pm -
      • newAn Update: The COVID-19 Vaccine’s Global Cold Chain Continues to Be a Target
        In December 2020, IBM Security X-Force released a research blog disclosing that the COVID-19 cold chain — an integral part of delivering and storing COVID-19 vaccines at safe temperatures — was targeted by cyber adversaries. After that first repo…
        - 24 hours ago 14 Apr 21, 10:00am -
      • Turning Down the Noise: Adding Context to the SIEM With Modern Data Security
        Let’s say I tell you that my daughter crawled today. However, you don’t know if my daughter is an infant or 30 years old. If you ask, and I tell you my daughter is an infant, you still don’t know if she’s already been crawling or today marks…
        - 2 days ago 13 Apr 21, 4:00pm -
      • Wake Me Up Before You Know Know … About the Latest Third-Party Data Breach
        “It has gotten to the point, unfortunately, where they are so frequent and common these days, that it’s like, here we go again,” Christopher Sitter says when I asked him about the prospect of a third-party data breach. Sitter is the senior dir…
        - 2 days ago 13 Apr 21, 11:00am -
      • 3 Reasons Cyberattacks are Increasing (and How Zero Trust Can Help)
        The events of 2020 left a lasting impression on the way people work. A third of Americans polled in September 2020 were always working remotely — down from more than half (51%) just a few months earlier. These changes continue to echo across many…
        - 3 days ago 12 Apr 21, 6:00pm -
      • IAM Security: IBM Named Overall Leader
        Being unable to do your work because you can’t log in to something is an annoying barrier. Your enterprise needs to provide secure support for connected devices. At the same time, it needs to meet consumer and employee demands for safe and friction…
        - 3 days ago 12 Apr 21, 5:00pm -
      • New Ransomware Threats Are Getting Bolder: How to Rewrite the Script
        Greater exposure is both good news and bad news when it comes to new ransomware threats. While ransomware attacks themselves are never good news, it is a positive sign that these attacks are receiving more media attention, such as the attack on an en…
        - 6 days ago 9 Apr 21, 3:00pm -
      • How Vulnerability Management Can Stop a Data Breach
        Vulnerability management may not be the sexiest topic. But, while buzzier topics are certainly important, vulnerability management may just be the key to an effective data security strategy. According to a Ponemon Institute report, 42% of nearly 2,00…
        - 7 days ago 8 Apr 21, 4:30pm -
      • Why E-Commerce Security Matters Now More Than Ever
        In February 2020, the world’s biggest retailer, Amazon, fended off the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in history. As peak traffic volume hit 2.3 Tbps, e-commerce security experts declared this attack as “a warning we should n…
        - 7 days ago 7 Apr 21, 10:00pm -

      Security Focus Vulnerabilities

      The TOR Blog

      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a14

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a14

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a14 sysrqbApril 13, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a14 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
        - 1 day ago 14 Apr 21, 12:50am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a13

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a13

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a13 sysrqbApril 05, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a13 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
        - 10 days ago 5 Apr 21, 1:58pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.15 sysrqbMarch 27, 2021 Update: 9 April 2021: Android Tor Browser 10.0.15 is now available.Tor Browser 10.0.15 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our d…
        - 18 days ago 28 Mar 21, 2:11am -
      • Onionize your Workflow with the Onion Guide Fanzine

        Onionize your Workflow with the Onion Guide Fanzine

        Onionize your Workflow with the Onion Guide Fanzine GabaMarch 27, 2021 At the Tor Project, we build technologies that allow anybody to access the Internet privately. We maintain the software that runs the Tor netw…
        - 18 days ago 27 Mar 21, 10:04pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.14

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.14

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.14 sysrqbMarch 24, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.14 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Desktop Firefox to 78.9.…
        - 22 days ago 24 Mar 21, 9:05pm -
      • Get a TLS certificate for your onion site

        Get a TLS certificate for your onion site

        Get a TLS certificate for your onion site isabelaMarch 24, 2021 We are happy to share the news of another important milestone for .onion services! You can now get DV certificates for your v3 onion site using HARIC…
        - 22 days ago 24 Mar 21, 4:58pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a12 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a12 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a12 (Android Only) sysrqbMarch 21, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a12 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha r…
        - 25 days ago 21 Mar 21, 4:27pm -
      • New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.6.1-alpha

        New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.6.1-alpha

        New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.6.1-alpha nickmMarch 18, 2021 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.6.1-alpha from the download page…
        - 28 days ago 18 Mar 21, 5:53pm -
      • Sign now: European initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance

        Sign now: European initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance

        Sign now: European initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance Matthias MarxMarch 17, 2021 The “Reclaim Your Face” coalition has launched a European Citizens’ Initiative for a ban on biometric mass…
        - 28 days ago 17 Mar 21, 10:09pm -
      • New releases (with security fixes): Tor 0.3.5.14, 0.4.4.8, and 0.4.5.7

        New releases (with security fixes): Tor 0.3.5.14, 0.4.4.8, and 0.4.5.7

        New releases (with security fixes): Tor 0.3.5.14, 0.4.4.8, and 0.4.5.7 nickmMarch 16, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.7 on the down…
        - 30 days ago 16 Mar 21, 1:10pm -
      • How to contribute to the Tor metrics timeline

        How to contribute to the Tor metrics timeline

        How to contribute to the Tor metrics timelinedcfMarch 12, 2021 The metrics timeline is a database of news and events that may affect Tor Metrics graphs. This post is about how you can contribute to the timeline and help keep it up to d…
        - 33 days ago 12 Mar 21, 11:05pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.13 (Linux Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.13 (Linux Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.13 (Linux Only) sysrqbMarch 03, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.13 for Linux is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version fixes ins…
        - 42 days ago 4 Mar 21, 12:08am -
      • New Release: OnionShare 2.3

        New Release: OnionShare 2.3

        New Release: OnionShare 2.3 micahFebruary 25, 2021 This post was originally published on Micah Lee's blog.After a ridiculously long sixteen months (or roughly ten years in pandemic time) I'm excited to announce t…
        - 48 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:10am -
      • Learning more about our users

        Learning more about our users

        Learning more about our users duncanFebruary 24, 2021 At the Tor Project we practice user-centered design. This means we put our users at the heart of our development process, making a conscious effort to understa…
        - 50 days ago 24 Feb 21, 6:54pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a11

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a11

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a11 gkFebruary 24, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a11 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an exper…
        - 50 days ago 24 Feb 21, 12:26pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.12

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.12

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.12 sysrqbFebruary 23, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.12 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Desktop Firefox to 78…
        - 51 days ago 23 Feb 21, 8:09pm -
      • New Release: Tor 0.4.5.6

        New Release: Tor 0.4.5.6

        New Release: Tor 0.4.5.6 nickmFebruary 15, 2021 After months of work, we have a new stable release series! If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.6 on the download page. Packages…
        - 59 days ago 15 Feb 21, 6:05pm -
      • Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress So Far!

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress So Far!

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress So Far! Al SmithFebruary 12, 2021 Last August, we asked you to help us fundraise during our second annual Bug Smash Fund campaign. This fund is designed to grow a healthy reserve e…
        - 62 days ago 12 Feb 21, 6:50pm -
      • Anonymous GitLab Ticketing: An Exciting New Project at Tor

        Anonymous GitLab Ticketing: An Exciting New Project at Tor

        Anonymous GitLab Ticketing: An Exciting New Project at Tor Maria ViolanteFebruary 09, 2021 Hi! My name is Maria Violante, and I’m one of two Outreachy interns for Tor Project for Winter 2020/2021. I’m thrille…
        - 65 days ago 9 Feb 21, 3:40pm -
      • Tor in the Media: 2020

        Tor in the Media: 2020

        Tor in the Media: 2020 Al SmithFebruary 08, 2021 This year, we’re continuing a new tradition of reviewing media and news stories that mentioned Tor and the Tor Project. Our goal is to highlight what is changing…
        - 66 days ago 8 Feb 21, 8:03pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a10 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a10 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a10 (Windows Only) sysrqbFebruary 07, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a10 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alph…
        - 67 days ago 7 Feb 21, 3:45pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a9 (Android Only) sysrqbFebruary 07, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a9 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha…
        - 67 days ago 7 Feb 21, 3:32pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.11 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.11 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.11 (Windows Only) sysrqbFebruary 06, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.11 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefo…
        - 67 days ago 7 Feb 21, 4:16am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.10 sysrqbFebruary 03, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.10 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version increases the availability of…
        - 70 days ago 4 Feb 21, 3:31am -
      • New releases: Tor 0.3.5.13, 0.4.3.8, and 0.4.4.7

        New releases: Tor 0.3.5.13, 0.4.3.8, and 0.4.4.7

        New releases: Tor 0.3.5.13, 0.4.3.8, and 0.4.4.7 nickmFebruary 03, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.4.7 on the download page. Packages…
        - 71 days ago 3 Feb 21, 6:26pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.5-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.5-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.5-rc nickmFebruary 01, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.5-rc from the download…
        - 73 days ago 1 Feb 21, 9:05pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.9

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.9

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.9 sysrqbJanuary 26, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.9 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates Firefox to 78.7.0esr for…
        - 78 days ago 27 Jan 21, 7:40am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a8 sysrqbJanuary 26, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a8 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
        - 78 days ago 26 Jan 21, 11:05pm -
      • 2020 Fundraising Results: Thank You!

        2020 Fundraising Results: Thank You!

        2020 Fundraising Results: Thank You! Al SmithJanuary 25, 2021 We believe Tor is strongest when it is used by and supported by as many people as possible. A diverse user base strengthens the anonymity of Tor users,…
        - 80 days ago 25 Jan 21, 7:31pm -
      • 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…
        - 83 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…
        - 85 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…
        - 91 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…
        - 92 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…
        - 93 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
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      • 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…
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      • 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
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      • 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…
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      • You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020

        You’re Invited: State of the Onion 2020

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        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a14

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a14 sysrqbApril 13, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a14 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
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      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a13

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a13

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a13 sysrqbApril 05, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a13 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
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      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.15 sysrqbMarch 27, 2021 Update: 9 April 2021: Android Tor Browser 10.0.15 is now available.Tor Browser 10.0.15 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our d…
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        Onionize your Workflow with the Onion Guide Fanzine

        Onionize your Workflow with the Onion Guide Fanzine GabaMarch 27, 2021 At the Tor Project, we build technologies that allow anybody to access the Internet privately. We maintain the software that runs the Tor netw…
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      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.14

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.14

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.14 sysrqbMarch 24, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.14 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Desktop Firefox to 78.9.…
        - 22 days ago 24 Mar 21, 9:05pm -
      • Get a TLS certificate for your onion site

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        Get a TLS certificate for your onion site isabelaMarch 24, 2021 We are happy to share the news of another important milestone for .onion services! You can now get DV certificates for your v3 onion site using HARIC…
        - 22 days ago 24 Mar 21, 4:58pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a12 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a12 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a12 (Android Only) sysrqbMarch 21, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a12 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha r…
        - 25 days ago 21 Mar 21, 4:27pm -
      • New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.6.1-alpha

        New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.6.1-alpha

        New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.6.1-alpha nickmMarch 18, 2021 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.6.1-alpha from the download page…
        - 28 days ago 18 Mar 21, 5:53pm -
      • Sign now: European initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance

        Sign now: European initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance

        Sign now: European initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance Matthias MarxMarch 17, 2021 The “Reclaim Your Face” coalition has launched a European Citizens’ Initiative for a ban on biometric mass…
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      • New releases (with security fixes): Tor 0.3.5.14, 0.4.4.8, and 0.4.5.7

        New releases (with security fixes): Tor 0.3.5.14, 0.4.4.8, and 0.4.5.7

        New releases (with security fixes): Tor 0.3.5.14, 0.4.4.8, and 0.4.5.7 nickmMarch 16, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.7 on the down…
        - 30 days ago 16 Mar 21, 1:10pm -
      • How to contribute to the Tor metrics timeline

        How to contribute to the Tor metrics timeline

        How to contribute to the Tor metrics timelinedcfMarch 12, 2021 The metrics timeline is a database of news and events that may affect Tor Metrics graphs. This post is about how you can contribute to the timeline and help keep it up to d…
        - 33 days ago 12 Mar 21, 11:05pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.13 (Linux Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.13 (Linux Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.13 (Linux Only) sysrqbMarch 03, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.13 for Linux is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version fixes ins…
        - 42 days ago 4 Mar 21, 12:08am -
      • New Release: OnionShare 2.3

        New Release: OnionShare 2.3

        New Release: OnionShare 2.3 micahFebruary 25, 2021 This post was originally published on Micah Lee's blog.After a ridiculously long sixteen months (or roughly ten years in pandemic time) I'm excited to announce t…
        - 48 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:10am -
      • Learning more about our users

        Learning more about our users

        Learning more about our users duncanFebruary 24, 2021 At the Tor Project we practice user-centered design. This means we put our users at the heart of our development process, making a conscious effort to understa…
        - 50 days ago 24 Feb 21, 6:54pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a11

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a11

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a11 gkFebruary 24, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a11 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an exper…
        - 50 days ago 24 Feb 21, 12:26pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.12

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.12

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.12 sysrqbFebruary 23, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.12 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Desktop Firefox to 78…
        - 51 days ago 23 Feb 21, 8:09pm -
      • New Release: Tor 0.4.5.6

        New Release: Tor 0.4.5.6

        New Release: Tor 0.4.5.6 nickmFebruary 15, 2021 After months of work, we have a new stable release series! If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.6 on the download page. Packages…
        - 59 days ago 15 Feb 21, 6:05pm -
      • Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress So Far!

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress So Far!

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress So Far! Al SmithFebruary 12, 2021 Last August, we asked you to help us fundraise during our second annual Bug Smash Fund campaign. This fund is designed to grow a healthy reserve e…
        - 62 days ago 12 Feb 21, 6:50pm -
      • Anonymous GitLab Ticketing: An Exciting New Project at Tor

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        Anonymous GitLab Ticketing: An Exciting New Project at Tor Maria ViolanteFebruary 09, 2021 Hi! My name is Maria Violante, and I’m one of two Outreachy interns for Tor Project for Winter 2020/2021. I’m thrille…
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      • Tor in the Media: 2020

        Tor in the Media: 2020

        Tor in the Media: 2020 Al SmithFebruary 08, 2021 This year, we’re continuing a new tradition of reviewing media and news stories that mentioned Tor and the Tor Project. Our goal is to highlight what is changing…
        - 66 days ago 8 Feb 21, 8:03pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a10 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a10 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a10 (Windows Only) sysrqbFebruary 07, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a10 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alph…
        - 67 days ago 7 Feb 21, 3:45pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a9 (Android Only) sysrqbFebruary 07, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a9 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha…
        - 67 days ago 7 Feb 21, 3:32pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.11 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.11 (Windows Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.11 (Windows Only) sysrqbFebruary 06, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.11 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefo…
        - 67 days ago 7 Feb 21, 4:16am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.10

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.10 sysrqbFebruary 03, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.10 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version increases the availability of…
        - 70 days ago 4 Feb 21, 3:31am -
      • New releases: Tor 0.3.5.13, 0.4.3.8, and 0.4.4.7

        New releases: Tor 0.3.5.13, 0.4.3.8, and 0.4.4.7

        New releases: Tor 0.3.5.13, 0.4.3.8, and 0.4.4.7 nickmFebruary 03, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.4.7 on the download page. Packages…
        - 71 days ago 3 Feb 21, 6:26pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.5-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.5-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.5-rc nickmFebruary 01, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.5.5-rc from the download…
        - 73 days ago 1 Feb 21, 9:05pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.9

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.9

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.9 sysrqbJanuary 26, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.9 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This release updates Firefox to 78.7.0esr for…
        - 78 days ago 27 Jan 21, 7:40am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a8 sysrqbJanuary 26, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a8 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an expe…
        - 78 days ago 26 Jan 21, 11:05pm -
      • 2020 Fundraising Results: Thank You!

        2020 Fundraising Results: Thank You!

        2020 Fundraising Results: Thank You! Al SmithJanuary 25, 2021 We believe Tor is strongest when it is used by and supported by as many people as possible. A diverse user base strengthens the anonymity of Tor users,…
        - 80 days ago 25 Jan 21, 7:31pm -
      • 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…
        - 83 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…
        - 85 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…
        - 91 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…
        - 92 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…
        - 93 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 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…
        - 10 Nov 20, 9:35pm -

      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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      • 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...
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      • 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...
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      • 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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