Secret documents reveal: BND attacked Tor and advises not to use it

The German spy agency BND developed a system to monitor the anonymity network Tor and warned federal agencies that its anonymity is “ineffective”. This is what emerges from a series of secret documents published by the German Netzpolitik blog. The spies handed a prototype of this technology over to the US National Security Agency (NSA), in expectation of a favour in return.

Country: Germany

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: anonymity, intelligence agencies, Germany, privacy, Tor

Posted on Wednesday 20 September 2017

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