Browsing the "Tor" Tag

Fake Tor Browser Has Been Spying, Stealing Bitcoin ‘For Years’

| Daniel Palmer

Hackers have been distributing a compromised version of the official Tor Browser that's packed with malware designed to steal bitcoin.

Tor Makes Launching Bitcoin Lightning Nodes Easier for Users, Casa Finds

| Alyssa Hertig

Casa CTO Jameson Lopp explained how Tor leapfrogs some of the thorny networking hurdles that come with setting up a node.

This Binance Labs-Backed Crypto Startup Wants to Anonymize Everything

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Nym Technologies, a stealth startup sporting a roster of privacy activists and cryptography experts, plans "to anonymize the world."

A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake

| Brady Dale

Even though it's yet to gain much notoriety, token project Spectre is innovating in a trending area – private staking for proof-of-stake…

Tor and More: Bitcoin Market OpenBazaar Adds Features in 2.0 Beta Release

| Stan Higgins

The new version of the the P2P e-commerce network can be accessed via the anonymous Tor browser and can facilitate purchases when stores are offline.

Anonymity, privacy

Coinkite Tor Release Lets Developers Bypass Bitcoin Bans

| Pete Rizzo

Bitcoin wallet and technology provider Coinkite has announced Bitkit, its bitcoin wallet API, is now available on Tor.

New Tool TorBan Helps Monitor Bitcoin-Over-Tor Attacks

| Joon Ian Wong

A privacy researcher has created a monitoring tool called TorBan to check for attacks on bitcoin users over Tor.

Online anonymity

Bitcoin-Over-Tor Anonymity ‘Can Be Busted for $2,500 a Month’

| Joon Ian Wong

Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have found that using bitcoin over Tor leaves users open to privacy-busting attacks.


Could Eroding Net Neutrality Hurt Bitcoin?

| Danny Bradbury

If the FCC lets ISPs control which traffic travels most efficiently over the Internet, could bitcoin be in danger?

How Bitcoin Tech Could Make Infamous Anonymous Tor Network More Powerful

| Stan Higgins

A proposed altcoin called torcoin aims to strengthen the Tor network by incentivizing relay creation.