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.
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.
The names, addresses, and SSNs for Twitter founders and CEO are published to the "hidden" Internet, possibly in retaliation for account suspensions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
50,000 bitcoins, worth about $20 million, were seized from digital wallets on computers belonging to Ross Ulbricht, the online drug market's alleged mastermind.
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.