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Tor Project Now Accepts Bitcoin Over Lightning Network

News The Tor Project, the nonprofit organization behind the anonymous network Tor, announced that it now accepts Bitcoin (BTC) donations via the Lightning Network. The organization announced on Nov. 19 that it will accept Lightning Network donations as part of Bitcoin Tuesday, a fundraising initia..

Fake Tor Browser Steals Bitcoin From Darknet Users, Warns ESET

News Major antivirus software supplier ESET has discovered a trojanized Tor Browser designed to steal Bitcoin (BTC) from buyers in the darknet. Fake browser distributed via 2 websitesTargeting users in Russia, the fake Tor Browser was distributed via two websites and has been stealing crypto from ..

Integrating Network-Layer Privacy Protections With Cryptocurrencies

Some of the emerging methods for deanonymizing users of cryptocurrencies stem from mapping network traffic to unveil IP addresses and making connections between identities. Privacy concerns around network-layer tracking by government surveillance programs and other avenues for unveiling identities a..

LocalBitcoins: Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

News Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous browser Tor Browser. On Sept. 9, transactional compliance expert Richard Bensberg tweeted a screenshot of a LocalBitcoins banner warning Tor users about the risk of losin..

Tor Project’s Bitcoin Crowdfunding Campaign Hits Goal in 25 Hrs

News Tor Project’s new Bitcoin (BTC)-based crowdfunding campaign has reached the softcap of $10,000 in 25 hours after the launch. The new crowdfunding program, known as BitcoinForTor, was launched on July 15 in collaboration with open-source payment processor BTCPay Server. By July 16, the project..

Tor Project Bitcoin Donation Fund Raises 65% on First Day

The group behind internet privacy project, Tor, has launched a bitcoin donation fund as part of their fight against web censorship and surveillance. Tor Teams Up With Bitpay The web privacy advocates aim to raise $10,000 in a two-week crowdfunding campaign which will go towards the fight against in..

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