[nycbug-talk] A Friday Brain-Teaser, Fwd: (Theory) The BGP exploit: Effects on Tor routing and overall anonymity?

Alex Pilosov alex at pilosoft.com
Fri Aug 29 12:32:02 EDT 2008

On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, Isaac Levy wrote:

> Hi All,
> So this is a bit of a cross-post, I thought it was relevant/
> interesting, since we've all been buzzing about our very own Alex, and
> the wild Defcon demo on scary BGP re-routing; and many folks here have
> an interest in the TOR network.
> ike-summary:
> - Essentially, the first poster asks if the BGP attack could be used to
> break TOR anonynimity.
> - The second poster explains a quick no, and then a sort of 'yes but
> it's not in the realm of sanity', in good detail.
The second poster is correct.


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