Tor takes aim against malicious nodes on the network • The Register

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The Tor Project is working with Princeton University boffins to try and identify possibly malicious nodes, and prevent them from harvesting traffic by gaming its node reputation system.Tor’s reputation services collect flags from relays, from which they assess and publish (hourly) the reputation of relays, but the researchers from Princeton and the Tor project believe the network isn’t sufficiently protected against “Sybil attacks”.

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