Russia is tender to crack Tor network




The Russian Interior Ministry has issued a tender for a method to make. Anonymity of the Tor network undo The Department proposes an amount of 3,9 million rubles converted 83,000 euros in anticipation.

The Russian Interior Ministry, the tender issued two weeks ago, but this would only now have come out, writes BBC Russia. It would be a method of “obtaining technical information about the users and their device, which with the anonymous network Tor to connect ‘, where a reference is made to the encryption.

Using Tor has risen considerably in the last year, although last month use appears to be declining, again according to statistics from the Tor network. According to Sarkis Darbinyan of the Russian Pirate Party, the proposal is intended to weblog Act, which comes into force in August, support. This law requires that bloggers with more than 3,000 daily visitors start registering.

Using Tor allows popular bloggers are able to come out. Below that restriction of online freedom According Darbinyan the Russian government would also in cracking Tor interested to prevent anonymous visitors go on the Internet and consult blocked sites.

Making the anonymity of Tor users undo is possible: two researchers from an American university did that for each other, but withdrew their upcoming presentation at the Black Hat conference for unknown reasons.


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