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tor

1. a high hill, esp a bare rocky one
2. Chiefly southwestern Brit a prominent rock or heap of rocks, esp on a hill

tor

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An isolated, rough pinnacle or rocky peak.
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Tor

(The Onion Router) The largest implementation of onion routing, which is a method for transmitting data anonymously over the Internet. Run by volunteers, there are approximately a thousand Tor proxy servers on the Internet that provide the routing paths.

Tor Browsing Bundle
The Browsing Bundle is a modified Firefox Web browser and connection software for Windows, Mac and Linux. When run, it sets up a connection to the Tor network, and all Web requests are re-routed throughout the network to prevent someone from learning users' locations and which sites they visit. For more information, visit www.torproject.org. See anonymous Web surfing, onion routing, dark Web and Freenet.
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The Tor Network protects its users from two types of surveillance.
Mobile Malware, Android, Tor Network, Malware Detection, Privacy, Anti-Malware.
At the Usenix Security Symposium to be held from August 12-14 at Washington DC, they will present a paper showing that an adversary could infer a hidden server's location, or the source of the information reaching a given Tor user, by analysing the traffic patterns of encrypted data passing through a single computer in the Tor network.
The embedded, plug-and-play Linux device connects to the Internet through the Tor Network and scrambles the user's IP address to create uncensored web access where Internet sites are blocked or monitored.
The PirateBrowser is a modified version of the official Tor Web browser, and it uses the Tor network to provide uncensored access to TPB and other piratical websites in countries where access to these sites is blocked.
It is here that cyber criminality is thriving, especially where it involves the Tor network that hosts legitimate sites, but is also home to thousands of illegal marketplaces trading in drugs, guns and child abuse images along with sites for extremist groups.
Several other websites on the TOR network also claimed to be open for drug transactions.
The TOR network describes itself like this: "TOR is free software and an open network that help you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.
A quick look at Tor network resources reveals lots of resources dedicated to malware - C&C servers, admin panels, etc.
It is guided by command-and-control(C&C) instructions through an anonymising Tor network.
Internet service providers can't directly block an individual Tor hidden service, without blocking the entire Tor network.
19) According to Tor's website, the Tor network has several users: private individuals to protect their online activity; businesses to keep data confidential, research competition, and facilitate internal accountability; journalists to protect anonymous sources and sensitive research; and activists to "report abuses from danger zones.