Security Against Attacks in TOR Networks

TOR(The Onion Router) network is a system that provide anonymity for its client by routing the client packets via various volunteering networks, such routing conceals the clients location & activity thus making traffic analysis or network surveillances impossible by the intruders, and hence TOR is widely used network for purpose such as personal freedom, secure communication & confidential business. Yet there are vulnerable flaws in the nodes & routing that can be utilized by intruders to de-anonymize the network & monitoring the whole network, such attacks can be avoided by conducting simple measures making TOR more secure & attack resistant because "Prevention is always better than cure".

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Science & Engineering Technology (IJCSET) Topic: Security Date Added: Jan 2012 Format: PDF

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