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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

  • Extreme Couponing: Criminal Edition
    A woman who churned out thousands of fake coupons was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison and ordered to pay $31.8 million in restitution—a conservative estimate of what she helped steal from stores, restaurants, and product makers.
    - 3 days ago 21 Oct 21, 5:00am -
  • FBI Honors Fallen During 2021 Police Week Events
    As part of a series of events honoring law enforcement personnel who have died in the line of duty, the FBI recognized the sacrifices of its partners and honored its own fallen.
    - 6 days ago 18 Oct 21, 5:30am -
  • Cyber Agent Returns to the FBI with Renewed Focus
    After leaving the FBI to work with a private cyber incident response firm, Special Agent Brett Yeager felt drawn to return to the FBI and its cyber mission.
    - 9 days ago 15 Oct 21, 6:00am -
  • $50,000 Reward in Michael James Pratt Case
    The FBI is seeking a fugitive producer from New Zealand who allegedly coerced hundreds of young women into filming sexually explicit videos for his pornography websites.
    - 10 days ago 14 Oct 21, 10:00am -
  • Evidence Response Team Training
    Evidence teams close the gap between a crime scene and the FBI Laboratory. Get an inside look at the Evidence Response Team Basic Course, where team members learn to process a scene with precision and care.
    - 19 days ago 5 Oct 21, 7:00am -
  • The ERT Toolbox
    Peer into the Evidence Response Team toolbox to see how everyday items and specialized equipment help the team process a scene.
    - 19 days ago 5 Oct 21, 6:00am -
  • Sentence in WMD Case
    A man who stole radiological devices containing Iridium-192 and was intent on hurting himself and others has been sentenced after pleading guilty to attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.
    - 24 days ago 30 Sep 21, 6:30am -
  • Affinity Fraud Ponzi Scheme
    A Pennsylvania man who orchestrated a $59 million Ponzi scheme targeting fellow members of the Mennonite and Amish religious communities is spending time behind bars.
    - 31 days ago 23 Sep 21, 6:00am -
  • 9/11 Moved Many to Serve
    In the moments after the country was attacked 20 years ago, many felt a profound new calling—a desire to help and to serve. It set some on a path to the FBI.
    - 45 days ago 9 Sep 21, 8:00am -
  • New Top Ten Fugitive
    Octaviano Juarez-Corro, who allegedly killed two people and injured three others when he brazenly fired multiple shots into a crowded Milwaukee park, has been added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
    - 45 days ago 8 Sep 21, 1:00pm -
  • Diversifying the FBI
    The FBI has launched the Beacon Project, a program designed to create mutually beneficial relationships between the Bureau and Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
    - 47 days ago 7 Sep 21, 5:00am -
  • The 9/11 Toll on FBI Responders
    Twenty years after 9/11, personnel who responded to the attacks are still struggling with health issues related to exposure to toxins in the aftermath. More than 100 FBI employees have been affected thus far, and 17 have died as a result of their ill…
    - 52 days ago 2 Sep 21, 9:00am -
  • 9/11 Attacks 20 Years Ago Shaped Today’s FBI
    September 11, 2001 remains one of the most pivotal points in American history—and for the FBI, which still sees terrorism as the gravest threat to the U.S.
    - 58 days ago 26 Aug 21, 11:00am -
  • FBI and Girl Scouts Promote STEM Careers
    The FBI’s participation at a virtual National Girl Scout STEM Festival showed how much both organizations stand to gain from a closer relationship.
    - 66 days ago 19 Aug 21, 8:30am -
  • Surgeon Sentenced
    A Virginia obstetrician/gynecologist received a 59-year prison term after convincing women they needed unnecessary surgeries so he could profit from their insurance providers.
    - 68 days ago 17 Aug 21, 6:00am -

Financial Crimes Task Force (FCTF)

Threat Metrix

    Federal Trade Commision on Identity Theft

    • Amazon impersonators: what you need to know
      Has Amazon contacted you to confirm a recent purchase you didn’t make or to tell you that your account has been hacked? According to the FTC’s new Data Spotlight, since July 2020, about one in three people who have reported a business impersonato…
      - 3 days ago 20 Oct 21, 1:35pm -
    • This week the focus is on charity scams
      Every year, charity regulators from around the word get together to raise awareness about charity fraud. The FTC joins this effort again this year because it’s so important to know how to spot a charity scam. This year, we’re focusing on:
      - 5 days ago 18 Oct 21, 10:11pm -
    • Keeping older adults safe from scams
      As today’s annual report to Congress makes clear, the safety of older consumers in the marketplace is a priority for the FTC. Protecting Older Consumers 2020 – 2021: A Report of the Federal Trade Commission summarizes the agency’s ongoing law e…
      - 5 days ago 18 Oct 21, 6:57pm -
    • Avoid marketing scams during 2022 Medicare Open Enrollment
      During Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP), which begins on October 15 and ends December 7, Medicare beneficiaries can choose the plans that are best for them for 2022. You can get help comparing Medicare plans from your local State Health Insu…
      - 8 days ago 15 Oct 21, 3:17pm -
    • New report: Serving Communities of Color
      The newly-released Serving Communities of Color Report summarizes the past five years of the FTC’s efforts to address, understand, and educate people about consumer issues that have a disproportionately negative impact on communities of color. And,…
      - 9 days ago 15 Oct 21, 4:00am -
    • FTC puts advertisers on notice: honest opinions only
      If you’re like many people, before you lay your money down — particularly for big-ticket items — you want to hear what past buyers say about them. The FTC took a big step today to make sure that what you hear is truthful. It warned businesses t…
      - 10 days ago 13 Oct 21, 3:04pm -
    • Spot the pandemic scam: emergency broadband program impersonators
      Have you seen ads on social media that offer to “help” you sign up for a government program that will give you a “free” device and internet service in exchange for money or personal information? While there is a real government program to hel…
      - 15 days ago 8 Oct 21, 4:38pm -
    • For-profit colleges on notice
      For-profit colleges sometimes use overblown — or flat-out false — promises to attract new students and their money. The FTC is ramping up its efforts to stop shady practices on campus. The Commission is sending a Notice of Penalty Offenses to the…
      - 17 days ago 6 Oct 21, 2:19pm -
    • It’s time to file your 2022-23 FAFSA form
      If you’re a high schooler applying to college, a college student, or their parent, it’s time to fill out the 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. Unfortunately, scammers know it’s that time of year again, too and the…
      - 18 days ago 5 Oct 21, 1:23pm -
    • Stay scam free for Hispanic Heritage Month: connect with the FTC
      A popular saying in Spanish is “camarón que se duerme se lo lleva la corriente.” It means “a sleeping shrimp will get swept away by the current.” Which turns out to be a great metaphor for avoiding scams: if you aren’t aware of those aroun…
      - 19 days ago 4 Oct 21, 1:16pm -

    Security Technical Implementation Guides

      Security Intelligence by IBM Security

      • How the 2011 DigiNotar Attacks Changed Cybersecurity for the Next Decade
        The DigiNotar attack in 2011 set itself apart because it was an attack on the cybersecurity industry itself. Most attacks are on a single company. But this one shook trust in cybersecurity tools and how users decide whom to trust online. After coveri…
        - 1 day ago 22 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
      • Cybersecurity Training: Why You Should Train Employees on Social Media Discretion
        A few years ago, I was invited on a behind-the-scenes tour of the security operations of a well-known Las Vegas casino. Before we could enter, however, we had to turn off our phones and put them away. No pictures, we were told, because it could revea…
        - 1 day ago 22 Oct 21, 1:00pm -
      • Database Security Best Practices: The Essential Guide
        In 2021, an F-35 fighter jet is more likely to be taken out by a cyberattack than a missile. In the digital age, the threat of an attack is everywhere and constantly growing. If your company or agency fails to adhere to database security best practic…
        - 2 days ago 21 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
      • Non-Traditional Cybersecurity Career Paths: Entering the Industry
        There are lots of ways organizations can work to address the cybersecurity skills gap. Working with young people, providing skilling for students and implementing zero trust helps. So does amplifying gender diversity and promoting respect in the work…
        - 2 days ago 21 Oct 21, 1:00pm -
      • Detections That Can Help You Identify Ransomware
        One of the benefits of being part of a global research-driven incident response firm like X-Force Incidence Response (IR) is that the team has the ability to take a step back and analyze incidents, identifying trends and commonalities that span geogr…
        - 3 days ago 20 Oct 21, 9:30pm -
      • What Is Proactive Cybersecurity?
        Most organizations take what you might call an active approach to cybersecurity, They’re prepared to do certain things once an attack happens. Or, they take a reactive approach, taking action after an attack is completed. A proactive cybersecurity…
        - 3 days ago 20 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
      • Exploring the Costs, Risks and Causes of a Government Data Breach
        In nearly every part of the world, people associate the word ‘government’ with order. Government services bring societal order, economic stability and security at all levels. However, the past decade of data breaches has challenged this. Federal…
        - 3 days ago 20 Oct 21, 1:00pm -
      • Passwordless Authentication Is Here: What Do You Need to Know?
        Passwords are becoming a dying breed. In a recent article from Microsoft, they announced that they are putting aside their decades-old practice of forcing users to sign in with a password to use the business and personal applications suite — one of…
        - 4 days ago 19 Oct 21, 1:00pm -
      • A Journey in Organizational Resilience: Training and Testing
        We are far from a breach-free world. After all, even cybercriminals have shown their own form of resilience. For example, after a short hiatus, the ransomware group REvil came back in September 2021. Until the day we can leave our ‘cyber front door…
        - 5 days ago 18 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
      • Cybersecurity Careers: Awareness, Opportunities and Retention
        This week, Cybersecurity Awareness Month focuses on cybersecurity careers and jobs in the industry, with a simple tagline: Explore. Experience. Share. Check out NIST’s workshops and toolkits for Career Week. For cybersecurity and IT workers, if you…
        - 5 days ago 18 Oct 21, 1:00pm -

      Security Focus Vulnerabilities

      The TOR Blog

      • Global Encryption Day: #MakeTheSwitch

        Global Encryption Day: #MakeTheSwitch

        Global Encryption Day: #MakeTheSwitch Al SmithOctober 21, 2021 Today, Oct 21, 2021, is the very first Global Encryption Day, organized by the Global Encryption Coalition, where we are a member. Global Encryption…
        - 2 days ago 21 Oct 21, 4:30pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux) sysrqbOctober 16, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a9 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alph…
        - 7 days ago 16 Oct 21, 12:32pm -
      • Entering the Matrix

        Entering the Matrix

        Entering the Matrix ahfOctober 15, 2021 For a long time, the Tor community has been running many day-to-day activities using the IRC network known as OFTC. IRC has worked out well for us, and our community on IR…
        - 8 days ago 15 Oct 21, 1:32pm -
      • Tor’s Bug Smash Fund Year 3: $107K Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund Year 3: $107K Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund Year 3: $107K Raised! Al SmithOctober 14, 2021 Hello, Tor world! We owe you a thank you.This August, we asked you to contribute to the Tor Project's Bug Smash Fund. We created this fund i…
        - 9 days ago 14 Oct 21, 6:20pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a8 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 11, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a8 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha relea…
        - 12 days ago 12 Oct 21, 3:15am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.9 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 10, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.9 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version is a bugfix for…
        - 13 days ago 11 Oct 21, 2:07am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.8 sysrqbOctober 06, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.8 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox on Windows, ma…
        - 17 days ago 6 Oct 21, 3:47pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.7 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.7 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.7 (Android) sysrqbSeptember 27, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.7 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox's…
        - 26 days ago 27 Sep 21, 3:32pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a7 sysrqbSeptember 25, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a7 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experi…
        - 28 days ago 25 Sep 21, 1:55pm -
      • V3 onion services usage

        V3 onion services usage

        V3 onion services usage GusSeptember 21, 2021 Guest post by Tobias HöllerWith the deprecation of V2 onion services right around the corner, it is a good time to talk about V3 onion services. This post will dis…
        - 32 days ago 21 Sep 21, 11:29am -
      • New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.7.1-alpha
        New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.7.1-alphaahfSeptember 17, 2021 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.7.1-alpha from the download page on the website. Packa…
        - 36 days ago 17 Sep 21, 6:57pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.6 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.6 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.6 (Windows, macOS, Linux) sysrqbSeptember 08, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.6 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version upda…
        - 45 days ago 8 Sep 21, 6:43pm -
      • New Release: Tails 4.22
        New Release: Tails 4.22TailsSeptember 07, 2021 In Tails 4.22, we focused on solving the most important issues in the Tor Connection assistant to make it more robust and easier to use.Changes and updatesIncluded software and hardwar…
        - 46 days ago 7 Sep 21, 12:21pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a6 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a6 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a6 (Android Only) sysrqbSeptember 02, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a6 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha rel…
        - 51 days ago 2 Sep 21, 12:00pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a5 sysrqbAugust 24, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a5 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 60 days ago 24 Aug 21, 3:36pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.5 sysrqbAugust 20, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.5 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Tor to 0.4.5.10 that in…
        - 64 days ago 20 Aug 21, 1:30pm -
      • Join Tor Project's Documentation Hackathon: August 30 - September 3

        Join Tor Project's Documentation Hackathon: August 30 - September 3

        Join Tor Project's Documentation Hackathon: August 30 - September 3 GusAugust 19, 2021 Between August 30 and September 3, the Tor Project will host the third edition of our user documentation hackathon, the Docs…
        - 65 days ago 19 Aug 21, 10:27pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a4 sysrqbAugust 16, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 68 days ago 17 Aug 21, 3:13am -
      • New Stable Releases: Tor 0.3.5.16, 0.4.5.10 and 0.4.6.7

        New Stable Releases: Tor 0.3.5.16, 0.4.5.10 and 0.4.6.7

        New Stable Releases: Tor 0.3.5.16, 0.4.5.10 and 0.4.6.7 dgouletAugust 16, 2021 Greetings!We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for the latest stable…
        - 68 days ago 16 Aug 21, 7:34pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.4 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.4 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.4 (Windows, macOS, Linux) sysrqbAugust 10, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates…
        - 74 days ago 10 Aug 21, 4:33pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a3 (Android Only) sysrqbAugust 05, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a3 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha releas…
        - 79 days ago 6 Aug 21, 3:04am -
      • Help Tor Smash Bugs: August 1-31!

        Help Tor Smash Bugs: August 1-31!

        Help Tor Smash Bugs: August 1-31! Al SmithJuly 27, 2021 The Bug Smash Fund is back for its third year! In 2019, we launched Tor’s Bug Smash Fund to raise money that would support our developers finding and fix…
        - 88 days ago 27 Jul 21, 1:17pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a2 sysrqbJuly 20, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a2 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimenta…
        - 95 days ago 20 Jul 21, 7:38pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.3 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.3 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.3 (Android) sysrqbJuly 20, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.3 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox to 90.1…
        - 95 days ago 20 Jul 21, 7:31pm -
      • Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress Since February 2021

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress Since February 2021

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress Since February 2021 Al SmithJuly 13, 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…
        - 13 Jul 21, 9:50pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.2 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.2 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.2 (Windows, macOS, Linux) sysrqbJuly 13, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.2 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates F…
        - 13 Jul 21, 7:22pm -
      • New Release: Tails 4.20

        New Release: Tails 4.20

        New Release: Tails 4.20 TailsJuly 13, 2021 Tor Connection assistantTails 4.20 completely changes how to connect to the Tor network from Tails.After connecting to a local network, a Tor Connection assistant hel…
        - 13 Jul 21, 12:16pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a1 (Android Only) sysrqbJuly 12, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a1 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release,…
        - 12 Jul 21, 7:26pm -
      • Transparency, Openness, and Our 2020 Financials

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2020 Financials

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2020 Financials Al SmithJuly 09, 2021 Every year, as required by U.S. federal law for 501(c)(3) nonprofits, the Tor Project completes a Form 990, and as required by contractual ob…
        - 9 Jul 21, 5:00pm -
      • Announcing Arti, a pure-Rust Tor implementation

        Announcing Arti, a pure-Rust Tor implementation

        Announcing Arti, a pure-Rust Tor implementation nickmJuly 08, 2021 Greetings!Today I'm happy to announce a new era in Tor implementation.Over the past year or so, we've been working on "Arti", a project to rew…
        - 8 Jul 21, 3:48pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.1 (Android Only) sysrqbJuly 07, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.1 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version is a bugfix for An…
        - 7 Jul 21, 5:27pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5 AntonelaJuly 06, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This new Tor Browser release is focused on impro…
        - 6 Jul 21, 4:56pm -
      • New stable release: Tor 0.4.6.6

        New stable release: Tor 0.4.6.6

        New stable release: Tor 0.4.6.6 nickmJune 30, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.6.6 on the download page.Tor 0.4.6.6 makes several s…
        - 30 Jun 21, 4:14pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17 sysrqbJune 28, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a17 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 28 Jun 21, 10:33pm -
      • Improving the user experience of connecting to Tor in Tor Browser 10.5

        Improving the user experience of connecting to Tor in Tor Browser 10.5

        Improving the user experience of connecting to Tor in Tor Browser 10.5 AntonelaJune 24, 2021 During the past few years, the UX team has been working on qualitatively improving the entire Tor Browser user journey…
        - 24 Jun 21, 1:53pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.18

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.18

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.18 sysrqbJune 21, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.18 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Tor to 0.4.5.9, includi…
        - 21 Jun 21, 2:00pm -
      • Internet Freedom, Privacy, & LGBTQIA+ Human Rights

        Internet Freedom, Privacy, & LGBTQIA+ Human Rights

        Internet Freedom, Privacy, & LGBTQIA+ Human Rights Al SmithJune 14, 2021 Every June, we recognize Pride month because internet freedom and the human rights of LGBTQIA+ people go hand in hand.LGBTQIA+ people hav…
        - 14 Jun 21, 5:14pm -
      • New stable security releases: 0.3.5.15, 0.4.4.9, 0.4.5.9, 0.4.6.5

        New stable security releases: 0.3.5.15, 0.4.4.9, 0.4.5.9, 0.4.6.5

        New stable security releases: 0.3.5.15, 0.4.4.9, 0.4.5.9, 0.4.6.5 nickmJune 14, 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…
        - 14 Jun 21, 3:35pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a16

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a16

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a16 sysrqbJune 11, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a16 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 11 Jun 21, 1:59pm -
      • Snowflake moving to stable in Tor Browser 10.5

        Snowflake moving to stable in Tor Browser 10.5

        Snowflake moving to stable in Tor Browser 10.5 cohoshJune 08, 2021 We're excited to announce that Snowflake will be shipped as one of the default bridge options with stable versions of Tor Browser later this mon…
        - 8 Jun 21, 2:24pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.17 sysrqbJune 02, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.17 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox to 78.11esr. In…
        - 2 Jun 21, 4:17pm -
      • Dreaming at Dusk: the Tor Project’s NFT Auction & What’s Next

        Dreaming at Dusk: the Tor Project’s NFT Auction & What’s Next

        Dreaming at Dusk: the Tor Project’s NFT Auction & What’s Next Al SmithMay 28, 2021 In mid-May, the Tor Project held a nonfungible token (NFT) auction of a generative art piece we called Dreaming at Dusk, cre…
        - 28 May 21, 4:54pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.4-rc nickmMay 28, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.6.4-rc from the download pag…
        - 28 May 21, 4:28pm -
      • Announcing new Board members

        Announcing new Board members

        Announcing new Board members isabelaMay 26, 2021 We are excited to announce that three new members are joining the Tor Project’s Board of Directors: Alissa Cooper, Desigan (Dees) Chinniah, and Kendra Albert! E…
        - 26 May 21, 4:57pm -
      • Dreaming At Dusk

        Dreaming At Dusk

        Dreaming At Dusk rootMay 13, 2021   The first star of a dying galaxy. Curves taking over while bits dream at dusk. Welcome to the onion space. We've been here since 2004, and we grow every day. In a fe…
        - 13 May 21, 7:40pm -
      • New release: Tor 0.4.5.8

        New release: Tor 0.4.5.8

        New release: Tor 0.4.5.8 nickmMay 10, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.5.8 on the download page. Packages should be available wi…
        - 10 May 21, 2:50pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc nickmMay 10, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.6.3-rc from the download…
        - 10 May 21, 2:46pm -
      • Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org

        Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org

        Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org anarcatMay 05, 2021 The Tor Project now has a status page which shows the state of our major services.You can check status.torproject for news about m…
        - 5 May 21, 2:33pm -
      • Defend Dissent with Tor

        Defend Dissent with Tor

        Defend Dissent with Tor GusApril 27, 2021 Guest post by Glencora BorradaileAfter 4 years of giving digital security trainings to activists and teaching a course called "Communications Security and Social Moveme…
        - 27 Apr 21, 8:23am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15 sysrqbApril 26, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a15 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experime…
        - 27 Apr 21, 2:13am -

      The TOR Blog Comments

      • Global Encryption Day: #MakeTheSwitch

        Global Encryption Day: #MakeTheSwitch

        Global Encryption Day: #MakeTheSwitch Al SmithOctober 21, 2021 Today, Oct 21, 2021, is the very first Global Encryption Day, organized by the Global Encryption Coalition, where we are a member. Global Encryption…
        - 2 days ago 21 Oct 21, 4:30pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux) sysrqbOctober 16, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a9 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alph…
        - 7 days ago 16 Oct 21, 12:32pm -
      • Entering the Matrix

        Entering the Matrix

        Entering the Matrix ahfOctober 15, 2021 For a long time, the Tor community has been running many day-to-day activities using the IRC network known as OFTC. IRC has worked out well for us, and our community on IR…
        - 8 days ago 15 Oct 21, 1:32pm -
      • Tor’s Bug Smash Fund Year 3: $107K Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund Year 3: $107K Raised!

        Tor’s Bug Smash Fund Year 3: $107K Raised! Al SmithOctober 14, 2021 Hello, Tor world! We owe you a thank you.This August, we asked you to contribute to the Tor Project's Bug Smash Fund. We created this fund i…
        - 9 days ago 14 Oct 21, 6:20pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a8 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a8 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 11, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a8 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha relea…
        - 12 days ago 12 Oct 21, 3:15am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.9 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.9 (Android Only) sysrqbOctober 10, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.9 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version is a bugfix for…
        - 13 days ago 11 Oct 21, 2:07am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.8

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.8 sysrqbOctober 06, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.8 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox on Windows, ma…
        - 17 days ago 6 Oct 21, 3:47pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.7 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.7 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.7 (Android) sysrqbSeptember 27, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.7 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox's…
        - 26 days ago 27 Sep 21, 3:32pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a7

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a7 sysrqbSeptember 25, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a7 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experi…
        - 28 days ago 25 Sep 21, 1:55pm -
      • V3 onion services usage

        V3 onion services usage

        V3 onion services usage GusSeptember 21, 2021 Guest post by Tobias HöllerWith the deprecation of V2 onion services right around the corner, it is a good time to talk about V3 onion services. This post will dis…
        - 32 days ago 21 Sep 21, 11:29am -
      • New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.7.1-alpha
        New Alpha Release: Tor 0.4.7.1-alphaahfSeptember 17, 2021 There's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.7.1-alpha from the download page on the website. Packa…
        - 36 days ago 17 Sep 21, 6:57pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.6 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.6 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.6 (Windows, macOS, Linux) sysrqbSeptember 08, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.6 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version upda…
        - 45 days ago 8 Sep 21, 6:43pm -
      • New Release: Tails 4.22
        New Release: Tails 4.22TailsSeptember 07, 2021 In Tails 4.22, we focused on solving the most important issues in the Tor Connection assistant to make it more robust and easier to use.Changes and updatesIncluded software and hardwar…
        - 46 days ago 7 Sep 21, 12:21pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a6 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a6 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a6 (Android Only) sysrqbSeptember 02, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a6 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha rel…
        - 51 days ago 2 Sep 21, 12:00pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a5

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a5 sysrqbAugust 24, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a5 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 60 days ago 24 Aug 21, 3:36pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.5 sysrqbAugust 20, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.5 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Tor to 0.4.5.10 that in…
        - 64 days ago 20 Aug 21, 1:30pm -
      • Join Tor Project's Documentation Hackathon: August 30 - September 3

        Join Tor Project's Documentation Hackathon: August 30 - September 3

        Join Tor Project's Documentation Hackathon: August 30 - September 3 GusAugust 19, 2021 Between August 30 and September 3, the Tor Project will host the third edition of our user documentation hackathon, the Docs…
        - 65 days ago 19 Aug 21, 10:27pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a4

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a4 sysrqbAugust 16, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 68 days ago 17 Aug 21, 3:13am -
      • New Stable Releases: Tor 0.3.5.16, 0.4.5.10 and 0.4.6.7

        New Stable Releases: Tor 0.3.5.16, 0.4.5.10 and 0.4.6.7

        New Stable Releases: Tor 0.3.5.16, 0.4.5.10 and 0.4.6.7 dgouletAugust 16, 2021 Greetings!We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for the latest stable…
        - 68 days ago 16 Aug 21, 7:34pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.4 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.4 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.4 (Windows, macOS, Linux) sysrqbAugust 10, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.4 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates…
        - 74 days ago 10 Aug 21, 4:33pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a3 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a3 (Android Only) sysrqbAugust 05, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a3 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha releas…
        - 79 days ago 6 Aug 21, 3:04am -
      • Help Tor Smash Bugs: August 1-31!

        Help Tor Smash Bugs: August 1-31!

        Help Tor Smash Bugs: August 1-31! Al SmithJuly 27, 2021 The Bug Smash Fund is back for its third year! In 2019, we launched Tor’s Bug Smash Fund to raise money that would support our developers finding and fix…
        - 88 days ago 27 Jul 21, 1:17pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a2

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a2 sysrqbJuly 20, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a2 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimenta…
        - 95 days ago 20 Jul 21, 7:38pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.3 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.3 (Android)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.3 (Android) sysrqbJuly 20, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.3 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox to 90.1…
        - 95 days ago 20 Jul 21, 7:31pm -
      • Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress Since February 2021

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress Since February 2021

        Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: Progress Since February 2021 Al SmithJuly 13, 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…
        - 13 Jul 21, 9:50pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.2 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.2 (Windows, macOS, Linux)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.2 (Windows, macOS, Linux) sysrqbJuly 13, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.2 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates F…
        - 13 Jul 21, 7:22pm -
      • New Release: Tails 4.20

        New Release: Tails 4.20

        New Release: Tails 4.20 TailsJuly 13, 2021 Tor Connection assistantTails 4.20 completely changes how to connect to the Tor network from Tails.After connecting to a local network, a Tor Connection assistant hel…
        - 13 Jul 21, 12:16pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a1 (Android Only) sysrqbJuly 12, 2021 Tor Browser 11.0a1 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release,…
        - 12 Jul 21, 7:26pm -
      • Transparency, Openness, and Our 2020 Financials

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2020 Financials

        Transparency, Openness, and Our 2020 Financials Al SmithJuly 09, 2021 Every year, as required by U.S. federal law for 501(c)(3) nonprofits, the Tor Project completes a Form 990, and as required by contractual ob…
        - 9 Jul 21, 5:00pm -
      • Announcing Arti, a pure-Rust Tor implementation

        Announcing Arti, a pure-Rust Tor implementation

        Announcing Arti, a pure-Rust Tor implementation nickmJuly 08, 2021 Greetings!Today I'm happy to announce a new era in Tor implementation.Over the past year or so, we've been working on "Arti", a project to rew…
        - 8 Jul 21, 3:48pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.1 (Android Only)

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5.1 (Android Only) sysrqbJuly 07, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5.1 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version is a bugfix for An…
        - 7 Jul 21, 5:27pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5 AntonelaJuly 06, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This new Tor Browser release is focused on impro…
        - 6 Jul 21, 4:56pm -
      • New stable release: Tor 0.4.6.6

        New stable release: Tor 0.4.6.6

        New stable release: Tor 0.4.6.6 nickmJune 30, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.6.6 on the download page.Tor 0.4.6.6 makes several s…
        - 30 Jun 21, 4:14pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17 sysrqbJune 28, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a17 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 28 Jun 21, 10:33pm -
      • Improving the user experience of connecting to Tor in Tor Browser 10.5

        Improving the user experience of connecting to Tor in Tor Browser 10.5

        Improving the user experience of connecting to Tor in Tor Browser 10.5 AntonelaJune 24, 2021 During the past few years, the UX team has been working on qualitatively improving the entire Tor Browser user journey…
        - 24 Jun 21, 1:53pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.18

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.18

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.18 sysrqbJune 21, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.18 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Tor to 0.4.5.9, includi…
        - 21 Jun 21, 2:00pm -
      • Internet Freedom, Privacy, & LGBTQIA+ Human Rights

        Internet Freedom, Privacy, & LGBTQIA+ Human Rights

        Internet Freedom, Privacy, & LGBTQIA+ Human Rights Al SmithJune 14, 2021 Every June, we recognize Pride month because internet freedom and the human rights of LGBTQIA+ people go hand in hand.LGBTQIA+ people hav…
        - 14 Jun 21, 5:14pm -
      • New stable security releases: 0.3.5.15, 0.4.4.9, 0.4.5.9, 0.4.6.5

        New stable security releases: 0.3.5.15, 0.4.4.9, 0.4.5.9, 0.4.6.5

        New stable security releases: 0.3.5.15, 0.4.4.9, 0.4.5.9, 0.4.6.5 nickmJune 14, 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…
        - 14 Jun 21, 3:35pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a16

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a16

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a16 sysrqbJune 11, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a16 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experimen…
        - 11 Jun 21, 1:59pm -
      • Snowflake moving to stable in Tor Browser 10.5

        Snowflake moving to stable in Tor Browser 10.5

        Snowflake moving to stable in Tor Browser 10.5 cohoshJune 08, 2021 We're excited to announce that Snowflake will be shipped as one of the default bridge options with stable versions of Tor Browser later this mon…
        - 8 Jun 21, 2:24pm -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.17

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.0.17 sysrqbJune 02, 2021 Tor Browser 10.0.17 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.This version updates Firefox to 78.11esr. In…
        - 2 Jun 21, 4:17pm -
      • Dreaming at Dusk: the Tor Project’s NFT Auction & What’s Next

        Dreaming at Dusk: the Tor Project’s NFT Auction & What’s Next

        Dreaming at Dusk: the Tor Project’s NFT Auction & What’s Next Al SmithMay 28, 2021 In mid-May, the Tor Project held a nonfungible token (NFT) auction of a generative art piece we called Dreaming at Dusk, cre…
        - 28 May 21, 4:54pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.4-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.4-rc nickmMay 28, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.4.6.4-rc from the download pag…
        - 28 May 21, 4:28pm -
      • Announcing new Board members

        Announcing new Board members

        Announcing new Board members isabelaMay 26, 2021 We are excited to announce that three new members are joining the Tor Project’s Board of Directors: Alissa Cooper, Desigan (Dees) Chinniah, and Kendra Albert! E…
        - 26 May 21, 4:57pm -
      • Dreaming At Dusk

        Dreaming At Dusk

        Dreaming At Dusk rootMay 13, 2021   The first star of a dying galaxy. Curves taking over while bits dream at dusk. Welcome to the onion space. We've been here since 2004, and we grow every day. In a fe…
        - 13 May 21, 7:40pm -
      • New release: Tor 0.4.5.8

        New release: Tor 0.4.5.8

        New release: Tor 0.4.5.8 nickmMay 10, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.5.8 on the download page. Packages should be available wi…
        - 10 May 21, 2:50pm -
      • New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc

        New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc nickmMay 10, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.6.3-rc from the download…
        - 10 May 21, 2:46pm -
      • Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org

        Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org

        Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org anarcatMay 05, 2021 The Tor Project now has a status page which shows the state of our major services.You can check status.torproject for news about m…
        - 5 May 21, 2:33pm -
      • Defend Dissent with Tor

        Defend Dissent with Tor

        Defend Dissent with Tor GusApril 27, 2021 Guest post by Glencora BorradaileAfter 4 years of giving digital security trainings to activists and teaching a course called "Communications Security and Social Moveme…
        - 27 Apr 21, 8:23am -
      • New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15

        New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15 sysrqbApril 26, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a15 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.Note: This is an alpha release, an experime…
        - 27 Apr 21, 2:13am -

      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 -
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        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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