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Re: Holy shit I caught 1

Mike Perry wrote:
> I would have bet good money against this, but there actually IS a
> router on the tor network spoofing SSL certs. The router '1'
> ( - $BB688E312A9F2AFFFC6A619F365BE372695CA626) is
> providing self-signed SSL certs for just about every SSL site you hit
> through it. Nice. Is there a wiki page with bad tor nodes anywhere?
> Let's hear it for paranoia! Hip hip hooray.
> Is anyone else scanning? My list of hits on for this zip is awefully
> small.. It appears we may actually need to scan, folks. 
> An assortment of SSL certs provided by this router is attached in a
> .zip file.
> Go ahead and hit up https://addons.mozilla.org.1.exit with
> socks_remote_dns and only a socks proxy (privoxy breaks the .exit
> notation), and be prepared to shit yourself. Does anyone know if
> firefox verifies cert sigs when downloading extension updates?

So does that mean that if I am trying to access an SSL enabled account
(say gmail or yahoo e-mail), the certificate is a spoofed one being
provided by the rogue tor node and therefore my login name and password
are therefore being provided in cleartext to the node operator?


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