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Re: Tor reputation system

On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 03:13:11PM +0000, Alok Mishra wrote:
> I was looking at the design paper on Tor. I was thinking that one 
> problem with malicious node might be that they would advertise their 
> services and when the directory servers  attempt to connect to them they 
> reply fine but any other request is totally ignored.

Yes, this is a fine attack.  It's similar to some described in


Right now, though, we don't do anything to automate testing for
complex failure modes. 

Nick Mathewson

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