Piotr Duszyński, a security consultant, recently revealed a method that could disclose a visitor’s real IP address despite traversing through the TOR network. This is a huge privacy issue; Tor was built with privacy in mind. There are environmental conditions that must be satisfied, however. Despite the inclusion of “Tor” in the headline, this threat expands past just using the … [Read more...]
Where in The World Is That Network Traffic Coming From?
In a past article, I explained how to auto-block hosts with a WatchGuard Firebox. Yesterday alone my logs showed over 100 IP addresses auto-blocked in one day on a Firebox used for testing purposes. The list included over 1000 blocked IP addresses. I also noticed the Firebox shows a limited number of blocked hosts so the total number of blocked hosts may be longer than what the … [Read more...]