Posts by ggus

Wrapping up Run a Tor bridge campaign

by ggus | February 2, 2022

When we started the campaign on November 17, 2021, the Tor network had approximately 1,200 running bridges. The Tor network now has 2470 running bridges, i.e., the number of Tor bridges has almost doubled!

V3 onion services usage

by ggus | September 21, 2021

With the deprecation of V2 onion services right around the corner, it is a good time to talk about V3 onion services. This post will discuss the most important privacy improvements provided by V3 onion services as well as their limitations. Aware of those limitations, our research group at the Institute of Network and Security at JKU Linz conducted an experiment that extracts information about how V3 onion services are being used from the Tor network.