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Re: Do not use exitnode xyz
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On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 03:40:40PM CET, Josh wrote:
> > Just put your own server as an entry node. This should increase
> > security, and you will never use your own server as an exit
> > node.
> Hm, interesting idea. Intuitively, this makes sence, since you
> probably can trust your own node a bit more than other nodes on
> the tornet.
> Are there any downsides to doing this? I can't think of any, but
> I'm not well-versed in the tor routing details.
If you assume an attacker that is constantly monitoring the network
(e.g. with Danezis' low latency attack) and you're more likely than
others to use your own node as an entry point, then your surfing
behaviour can be exposed.
Depends on your personal paranoia, hwo much you let your behaviour guide
by these kind of attacks, though ;)
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