One big challenge to making Tor fast is providing incentives for users to act as relays.
During the past eight months we have been trying pretty hard to improve hidden service performance.
I asked for community feedback in this post about drag and drop installation of the Vidalia bundle for App
We've always argued that safe circumvention requires anonymity, even from the circumvention service itself.
As of 7 January, we're down to 0 issues on Coverity Scan. This is great news!
Tor 0.2.1.10-alpha fixes two major bugs in bridge relays (one that would
make the bridge relay not so useful if it had DirPort set to 0, and one
Tor 0.2.1.9-alpha fixes many more bugs, some of them security-related.
Today, a team of security researchers and cryptographers gave a talk at the 25th Chaos Communication Congress (25C3), about a