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Re: [tor-talk] Help me secure my setup

On 1/11/16, Oskar Wendel <o.wendel@xxxxx> wrote:
> ...
> I have one more question. What are the drawbacks of not preserving Tor
> state directory between reboots? ...
> One drawback that I see is that after every reboot, a new entry guard will
> be selected and it can make correlation attacks easier.

this becomes particularly bad if the attacker has a way to trigger a
crash remotely  (like file descriptor exhaustion or conntrack

placing you in attack position next to them just a simple matter of patience...


just save state!  if not on the router, then an encrypted volume which
requires your intervention or ambient authority to activate.

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