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[tor-talk] Harvard student used Tor to send bomb threats, gets caught by old-fashioned policework


I stumbeled upon this on facebook [1] where Nicolas Kristof wrote:

"A Harvard student has been charged with using an anonymous email address
and Tor to disguise his identity, and then sending a bomb threat to get out
of a final exam. What's remarkable to me that he was caught despite taking
smart steps to hide his identity. Here's the FBI affidavit explaining how
they caught him: [2]"

Apparently he used Tor in the university network to send the emails via
Guerrilla Mail. The university was able to figure out which student used
Tor in their network before the emails where sent and he then confessed
when confronted.

I thought this might be of interest!


[1] https://www.facebook.com/kristof/posts/10152046960187891 (attention
links to facebook)
[2] http://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/kimeldoharvard.pdf
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