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Re: How does tor encrypt my data?

Tor is not a tool for security solution just a transport mechanism. If
you want get security encryption, try gnupg or something similars.

On Jan 28, 2008 3:23 PM, 孙超 <g06b08120301@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Inspired by the principle of tor, we intend to develop a distributed data
> base which could maintain privacy preserving.
> But I still have some questions about how does tor work, especially how does
> it encrypt my data?
> We know that there is an entrance node and an exit node in a path, cleartext
> is sent out from the exit node to the destination that we are aimed at. If
> so, my original cleartext could be revealed to the exit node? If my data is
> encrypted on my PC by the tor I runned, how does the exit node decrypt the
> ciphered text? How does it get the decrypt key?
> Another question is what kind of cryptology algorithm tor uses, RSA? or
> others?
> Thank you very much for replying!!!