Russia investigates possible blockade of Tor network




Russia would be busy with legislation that would allow the country to traffic that is blocking. Using the anonymous Tor protocol capable The reason would be the fact that traders in weapons and drugs use Tor to communicate.

Tor That writes the site based on reports from the Russian newspaper Izvestia. The head of the Russian Security Service, Aleksandr Bortnikov, would have the initiative announced at a meeting of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee.

The security would now have difficulty detecting credit card fraudsters, arms and drug traffickers, because they do business through Tor, and therefore difficult to find. The Russian politician Ilya Kostunov endorses the importance of the ability to detect such people but doubts whether it is technically feasible to block Tor. Fully

An anonymous source would have reported to the newspaper that a part of the Russian security specialists prefer to see that Tor persists. Criminals, the anonymity it offers namely overestimate, so they can be in some cases. Packed Recently, a security vulnerability in Firefox to light which could be. Tor users identified



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