IBM veut bannir Tor des entreprises. HORNET: Researchers unveil high-speed anonymity network. Online anonymity may soon get a major speed boost.
Six academics published a research paper on Wednesday focused on a new, higher-speed anonymity network designed to thwart global surveillance and reinforce the privacy of Internet users worldwide. The new tech is called HORNET: High-speed Onion Routing at the Network Layer. The new design, which significantly shifts around the size and logic of the anonymity network, is said to enable HORNET nodes (the computers that make up the network) to process anonymous traffic at over 93Gb/s, the researchers assert, giving the network the opportunity to scale widely and quickly.
Tor veut s'éloigner du gouvernement américain. Si le réseau Tor fait beaucoup parler de lui ces derniers mois, en bien et en mal, peu de gens savent qu’il s’agit à l’origine d’un projet de la marine américaine puis soutenue par la suite par la DARPA, l’agence pour les projets de recherche avancée de défense.
Le projet a été ouvert à la communauté en 2004 notamment via l’Electronic Frontier Fondation. Mais le gouvernement américain reste le principal bailleur du réseau d’anonymisation. En 2013, Tor a reçu plus de 1,8 million de dollars de celui-ci, soit environ 75% de son budget annuel (2,4 millions de dollars). Face à une demande du public et des développeurs en interne, l’organisation derrière le projet Tor va apporter quelques modifications sur la répartition du financement. Twitter interdit les utilisateurs de Tor, sauf à renoncer à l'anonymat. Twitter passe la seconde dans son combat contre les trolls.
Décidé à combattre les harceleurs qui sont désormais pointés du doigt comme une priorité par le PDG de Twitter, le réseau social a mis en place de nouvelles mesures censées dissuader les internautes d'utiliser le service pour publier des messages à mauvais escient. La plus spectaculaire est l'utilisation du numéro de téléphone mobile pour tracer les utilisateurs au comportement suspect. VPN and TOR Ban Looming on the Horizon for Russia. Russia blocks websites on a very large-scale but citizens often circumvent those blocks using VPNs, TOR and other anonymizing tools.
The country is now looking at ways of bringing this to an end, with Russia's main web-blocking body supporting a worrying proposal by a Russian MP to ban use of these tools Since 2012, Russia has had legislation allowing the country’s main telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor to maintain a list of domains to be blocked by ISPs in the country. While the usual serious crime suspects such as child abuse and terrorist sites are included, more controversial resources are also filtered, including sites that feature content about drugs and suicide. Also present are sites that fail to remove copyright content in a timely manner and in the past couple of years plenty of torrent, storage and links forums have been blocked. Levin’s proposals to block anonymizing tools and networks is not new. Le FBI a utilisé de vieilles recettes de hackers pour infiltrer le réseau Tor. 01net le 17/12/14 à 17h49.
Tor privacy service used in a majority of online bank heists, report says. The majority of bank account hijackings over the past decade used the Tor privacy service to hide thieves' locations, according to a US Treasury Department report obtained by KrebsOnSecurity reporter Brian Krebs.
The non-public report said the heists could have been prevented had financial institutions noticed that the accounts were being accessed over Tor IP addresses, according to an article Krebs published Friday. Joker Lets You Instantly Stream Perfectly Legal And Legitimate Torrent Files. Let’s say there’s a torrent online you would like to view.
After all, torrents themselves are perfectly legal. Instead of downloading the torrent, paste the link to the torrent in Joker.org and watch the content instantly. Newly Proposed Amendment Will Allow FBI to Hack TOR and VPN Users. In order to overcome the dilemma of privacy on internet, FBI has requested an amendment in the Rule 41 of Federal rules of criminal procedure.
According to the proposed amendment, FBI will have more control over overseas computer in an attempt to safeguard user’s anonymity in the world of internet. Furthermore, FBI will also enjoy seizure of any target whose identity is concealed by any technological means (TOR, VPN technology, proxies or hosted somewhere on darknet). An extract from the proposed amendment is as follows: “Authority to Issue a Warrant. Though, this amendment does not allow FBI to issue any warrants for search in any foreign countries. TorrenTV : les torrents sur l’Apple TV sans les télécharger. Is Your VPN / Proxy Working? Check Your Torrent IP-Address. Millions of BitTorrent downloaders use proxies or VPN services to protect their privacy.
These tools offer anonymity by replacing one's residential IP-address with that of the privacy service. But do they really work? Luckily, there's now an open source tool people can use to test their setup. Every day dozens of millions of people share files using BitTorrent, willingly exposing their IP-addresses to the rest of the world. Tor Instant Messaging Bundle - A New Anonymous and Encrypted messaging Software. We are living in an era of Mass Surveillance, conducted by the Government Agencies like the NSA and GCHQ, and we ourselves gave them an open invitation as we all have sensors in our pockets that track us everywhere we go i.e.
Smartphone. Encryption and security are more important today than any other time in our history. Pourquoi (et comment) le FBI s'attaque à la face cachée du Web. Google Starts Punishing “Pirate” Sites In Search Results. Google announced today that it will lower the search engine rankings of websites that receive a high number of DMCA takedown requests, independent of whether the linked content is lawful or not.
The algorithm change is the result of extensive lobbying efforts by Hollywood and the major music labels, and could severely degrade the rankings of websites such as The Pirate Bay, FilesTube, and even YouTube. Google will soon take into consideration the number of DMCA takedown notices it receives against sites to determine the ranking of those websites in its search results. How China is Blocking Tor. This study investigated how the Great Firewall of China (GFC) is blocking the Tor anonymity network. Tor is an overlay network which provides its users with anonymity on the Internet.
A more detailed explanation is available on the project website or in the design paper. EMI Boss Opposes SOPA, Says Piracy is a Service Issue. The RIAA has been one of the most dedicated supporters of the PIPA and SOPA bills, but not all of the people they represent share their enthusiasm. EMI's VP of Urban Promotions Craig Davis made some very reasonable remarks on the controversial anti-piracy plans, stating that "the method they're using is incorrect. " In addition, the VP says that he's no fan of DRM and that piracy is a service issue, not an issue of money.
In recent weeks millions of people have spoken out against the pending PIPA and SOPA anti-piracy bills, which have both been delayed as a result. Today we can add a VP at one of the major RIAA labels to this list, which is quite unique and yet another game changer. Zut Alors! French Government Deny BitTorrent Piracy Allegations. Mid-December, data from YouHaveDownloaded was used to show that several illegal downloads had taken place in the palace of French President Sarkozy. These, however, were just the tip of the iceberg. More than 250 further IP addresses belonging to the French Ministry of Culture have now been linked to illegal downloads but the government, unsurprisingly, say they are completely innocent.
RIAA and Homeland Security Caught Downloading Torrents. If there's one organization known for its crusade against online piracy, it's the RIAA. Nevertheless, even in the RIAA's headquarters several people use BitTorrent to download pirated music, movies, TV-shows and software. Torrentfreak. While most of the major entertainment industry companies wage war against BitTorrent sites, the Songwriters Association of Canada prefers to embrace file-sharing. Speaking with TorrentFreak, vice president Jean-Robert Bisaillon says that the Internet has revived the music business. Torrentfreak. One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet and since last year the government has been wondering what to do about it.
This week their response was published and it was crystal clear. Not only will downloading for personal use stay completely legal, but the copyright holders won't suffer because of it, since people eventually spend the money saved on entertainment products. In Switzerland, just as in dozens of other countries, the entertainment industries have been complaining about dramatic losses in revenue due to online piracy. In a response, the Swiss government has been conducting a study into the impact downloading has on society, and this week their findings were presented. The overall conclusion of the study is that the current copyright law, under which downloading copyrighted material for personal use is permitted, doesn’t have to change.
Anti-Piracy Group Asks Court To Order Grooveshark DNS Block. After court action in Denmark ended with the country's major Internet service providers blocking The Pirate Bay, copyright holders now have a new target in their sights. An anti-piracy group say they have sent an urgent letter to a court demanding that Grooveshark should be subjected to an ISP DNS blockade, an action which would take the site offline in Denmark.
Too Controversial: Pirate Party Banned From Gaming Exhibition. Despite having booked and paid for their booth at Gamex, Sweden's largest gaming exhibition, the Pirate Party have been excluded from the action this week. Finnish ISP Ordered To Block The Pirate Bay. The Helsinki District Court has ordered the Finnish ISP Elisa to block subscriber access to The Pirate Bay. Torrentfreak. U.S. Government Starts New Round of ‘Pirate’ Domain Seizures. Google Boss: We’ll Fight Anti-Piracy Blocking Laws. French 3 Strikes Suspended Due To Anti-Piracy Security Alert. File-Sharing Call to Arms: Sci-Fi Writer Needs Pirate Books.
Movie Pirate Sues Police & MPAA For Arrest With Deadly Force. U.S. To Introduce Draconian Anti-Piracy Censorship Bill. Homeland Security Wants Mozilla to Pull “Domain Seizure” Add-On. To Toggle, or not to Toggle: The End of Torbutton. Sleeping With The Enemy: Working For The Pirate Hunters. Torrentfreak. Dutch Government To Outlaw File-Sharing and Block The Pirate Bay. Torrentfreak. L'Espagne rejette une législation anti sites P2P. Un aperçu du paysage Bittorrent en quelques chiffres. Le Top 10 des films les plus piratés sur Bittorrent. Entretien avec Christian Engström. AdvTor 0.2.0.1. Anonymous’ Operation Payback IRC Operator Arrested. Enfin! du téléchargement Bittorrent entiérement décentralisé ! Pour éviter la censure américaine, les sites de Torrent pourraient s'expatrier.....En Chine. Department of Homeland Security Cracks Down on Torrent Sites.
Le gouvernement américain a saisi des noms de domaine de moteurs de recherche Bittorrent, et plus encore. Un syndicat d'artistes hollandais demande à son gouvernement de légaliser le partage de fichiers. PC MAG blâmé par l'industrie du divetissement pour avoir encouragé le piratage. Le Top 10 des films disponible sur BitTorrent. La police indienne a arreté 4 membres d'un gang BitTorent. Des juristes anti-piratage savaient qu'ils attaquaient des innocents. Ur1 Generator. Pirate Parties Use Influence To Halt Anonymous’ Operation Payback. Anti-Piracy Lawyers Knew They Targeted Innocent Victims. Latest Harry Potter Film Leaks on BitTorrent Before Theater Premiere. uTorrent Apps Arrive, Plus Free Movies and Privacy Features.
File-Sharers To Receive Warning Letters, But No 3 Strikes. Former Movie Piracy Scene Member Speaks Out. Court Slams Music Pirate With Huge Fine – of $41.00. Torrent Site Launches VPN to Counter France’s Anti-Piracy Law. BitTorrent Still Dominates Global Internet Traffic. The Walking Dead TV-Series Premieres On BitTorrent. Pirate Party Leader and Anti-Piracy Boss Clash in Twitter Fight. US ISP Disconnects Alleged Pirates for 6 Months.
Indie Game Dev Embraces Pirates Instead Of Fighting Futile War. Anti-Piracy Outfit Threatens To DoS Uncooperative Torrent Sites. Pirate Party Strikes Hosting Deal With Wikileaks. Verizon and AT&T Ban BitTorrent On Wireless Networks.