How Tor Users Got Caught - Defcon 22

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Sep 05 2015

4 examples of people who have used Tor for illegal activities and how they were caught. Multiple de-anonymization attacks are shown at the end of the video. Part 2 can be found here
You can read more about the cases here:

Case 0: Harvard bomb threat Eldo Kim getting busted by being one of the only users at Harvard on the tor network, and admitting he emailed the bomb threat.
Case 1: Hector Xavier Monsegur (Sabu) and Jeremy Hammond LulzSec getting caught for logging on to IRC one time without tor and FBI using correlation.
Case 2: Freedom Hosting admin under attack from Anonymous group previously fighting CP might have helped the FBI, later they skip to when a box was compromised and made it host a javascript exploit. Nothing mentioned what happened between the Anonymous attacks and when the FBI smashed in his door.
Case 3: Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht (Dread Pirate Roberts) making too many mistakes including using his own real name then changing it later to a username.

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Tor (Software), Defcon, Cyber Security, NSA, FBI, IP Address (API), Anonymous (Organization), Dark Web, Onion Browser, Online Anonymity, Silk Road

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