Is Tor down for you too?

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by mirimir, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    I'm seeing Tor clients failing at 25% with no valid consensus.

    So I'm checking on the status of the directory authorities.

    Please share if you know what's up.

    Edit: Atlas reports that all ten directory authorities are up. Here are links (from https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8774833):

    dannenberg (DE) 193.23.244.244 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/7BE683E65D48141321C5ED...
    dizum (NL) 194.109.206.212 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/7EA6EAD6FD83083C538F44...
    Faravahar (US) 154.35.32.5 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/CF6D0AAFB385BE71B8E111...
    gabelmoo (DE) 131.188.40.189 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/F2044413DAC2E02E3D6BCF...
    longclaw (US) 199.254.238.52 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/74A910646BCEEFBCD2E874...
    maatuska (SE) 171.25.193.9 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/BD6A829255CB08E66FBE7D...
    moria1 (US) https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/9695DFC35FFEB861329B9F...
    Tonga (NL) 82.94.251.203 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/4A0CCD2DDC7995083D73F5...
    tor26 (AT) 86.59.21.38 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/847B1F850344D7876491A5...
    urras (US) 208.83.223.34 https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/0AD3FA884D18F89EEA2D89...

    However, I'm getting no ping replies from dizum <194.109.206.212> and longclaw <199.254.238.52>.
     
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  2. Nebulus

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    Yes, unfortunately... And even when I get consensus, it practically doesn't work. Good thing I don't need it too often, but still bad news...
     
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  3. mirimir

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    Thanks :)

    I'm fully bootstrapped and connected now. But as you say, it practically doesn't work :(
     
  4. Palancar

    Palancar Registered Member

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    Same here. I backed out and then strung some vpn's. Staying "shallow" like here for now.
     
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  6. noone_particular

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    Tor is working here, probably because I'm already connected as an exit node. If I had to guess, they're trying to overload and crash the directory authorities. It doesn't appear to be any type of deanonymizing attack. None of the lizard relays are exits. There is a mass of new directory servers, most names starting with FuslVZTOR. This looks like an attempt to seize control of Tor.
     
  7. MrBrian

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    From http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sjg365:
     
  8. mirimir

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    The lizard relays appear to be gone. The 100+ directory servers containing the name FuslVZTOR were legitimate, possibly a precautionary measure against attacks on the directory authorities. The relay numbers look to be back to normal.
     
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