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Re: Holy shit I caught 1

Shatadal wrote:
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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Not unless you ignore the warning. The certificate hasn't been signed by anyone, and so triggers a warning box. Note that some sites use self-signed certificates, and so you could be MITM'd without any way to check. But if the site normally doesn't have a self-signed certificate, don't trust it.

They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security,
deserve neither liberty or security
--Benjamin Franklin