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Re: [tor-talk] Exits: In Crossfire on the Front Lines

grarpamp writes:

> [quoting movrcx]
> In today’s cyberwar, Tor exit nodes represent the front line of
> battle. At this location it is possible to directly observe attacks,
> to launch attacks, and to even gather intelligence. An alarming figure
> disclosed by The Intercept’s Micah Lee attributed 40% of the network
> addresses used in the Grizzly Steppe campaign are Tor exit nodes. And
> this is not a good thing.

This is a fairly different angle on what Micah originally wrote.


(His article says that, while it's plausible that these attacks were
sponsored by the Russian government, the IP addresses involved don't
tend to prove that because many of them -- being Tor exit nodes --
could have been used by any attacker.)

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