Drug case in Ireland has fingerprints of Carnegie Mellon’s attack on Tor

Two Irish men arrested for drug charges may be the latest known case of law enforcement using Carnegie Mellon University’s sophisticated research to crack the Tor anonymity network.

At least two criminal cases rely on data that researchers at CMU’s Software Engineering Institute provided to the FBI: that of a suspected staffer to the online black market Silk Road 2.0, and an alleged pedophile. That list may have just expanded.

Source: Drug case in Ireland has fingerprints of Carnegie Mellon’s attack on Tor