[Chugalug] Silk Road and Bitcoins

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 5 13:14:41 UTC 2013


FBI has basically bugged Tor via trojans and viruses. Its been on Slashdot
at least once a week the past few months.
On Oct 5, 2013 6:53 AM, "Matt Keys" <mk6032 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>  Can someone explain to me how the FBI (or whatever gov 3 letter acronym)
> "seized" a Tor domain? The Tor DNS resolution is supposed to be distributed
> to where it never reveals the actual location, is it not?
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network)
> As of Tor release 0.2.0.1-alpha, Tor includes its own DNS resolver, which
> will dispatch queries over the mix network. This should close the DNS leak
> and can interact with Tor's address mapping facilities to provide the Tor
> hidden service (.onion <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.onion>) access to
> non-SOCKS-aware applications.[25]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_%28anonymity_network%29#cite_note-Tor_Changelog-25>
>
> ...
>
> Servers configured to receive inbound connections only through Tor are
> called hidden services. Rather than revealing a server's IP address (and
> thus its network location), a hidden service is accessed through its onion
> address <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.onion>. The Tor network
> understands these addresses and can route data to and from hidden services,
> even to those hosted behind firewalls<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firewall_%28computing%29>
>  or network address translators<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_address_translator>
>  (NAT), while preserving the anonymity of both parties. Tor is necessary
> to access hidden services.[28]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_%28anonymity_network%29#cite_note-torproject-hidden-28>
>
>
>
> On 10/03/2013 07:43 AM, Donna Appleget wrote:
>
> Wonder if the feds Went after all of the drug dealers that sold on the
> silk road?
> On Oct 2, 2013 10:41 PM, "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'll point out real quick that the 'Silk Road Mastermind' attempted to
>> hire a hitman to kill someone complaining about his business.
>>
>>
>> http://www.slate.com/blogs/crime/2013/10/02/ross_william_ulbricht_maryland_indictment_the_alleged_silk_road_mastermind.html
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 10:14 PM, William Roush <
>> william.roush at roushtech.net> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/10/silk-road-mastermind-unmasked-by-rookie-goofs-complaint-alleges/
>>>
>>> Welp.
>>>
>>> --
>>> William Roush
>>>
>>>
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>>
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