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Police skirt Tor anonymity software in shutting down illegal websites

US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.

By November 7, 2014

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NSA likely targets anybody who's 'Tor-curious'

Whether you're a regular user of Web privacy tools like Tor and Tails, or you've just checked out their websites, the NSA could be tracking your online movements, a new investigation reveals.

By July 3, 2014

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Personal data for Twitter founders leaked on Tor network

The names, addresses, and SSNs for Twitter founders and CEO are published to the "hidden" Internet, possibly in retaliation for account suspensions.

By June 10, 2014

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Homeland Security busts child porn ring on Tor network

An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.

By March 18, 2014

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NSA tracks Google ads to find Tor users

The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.

By October 4, 2013

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NSA sought to unmask users of Net-privacy tool Tor, says report

Latest secret documents provided by Edward Snowden and published by Guardian show that National Security Agency has been trying to break through online anonymity provided by popular tool.

By October 4, 2013

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Correction: Tortilla tool for Tor

An earlier version of this story misidentified SOCKS. SOCKS, at its simplest, is a way to transfer data from one computer to another through a proxy. This story was also updated to clarify the Tor browser bundle.

By August 1, 2013

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Tortilla tool makes anonymizer Tor more digestible

Tor's famous for anonymizing your Internet activities and infamous for being a pain to use. Debuting at Black Hat, the Tortilla tool smooths out some of the global network's rough edges.

By July 31, 2013

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The 404 Show 1,588: 20 years of PlayStation, Google improves captcha, dead tech of 2014 (podcast)

Today marks 20 years of PlayStation, so Iyaz and Jeff take a stroll down memory lane and forget when most of the consoles of the 90s were released. Also, Google improves on captcha and we'll count down all the dead tech of 2014.

By December 3, 2014

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Amazon Fire Phone burns on

Amazon hasn't given up on the Fire Phone, Facebook makes it easy to mask your identity with Tor, and the Starbucks app will offer treats for delivery.

By October 31, 2014