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Re: [tor-talk] What is being detected to alert upon?



Thanks for replying.  I understand it is a spy vs spy type of situation but
what do they see currently?  I don't believe they are seeing it by the IP
addresses (or so they claim).

Is it something in the handshake the is triggering the alert?



On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 2:17 PM, Seth David Schoen <schoen@eff.org> wrote:

> Frederick Zierold writes:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am very curious how a vendor is detecting Tor Project traffic.
> >
> > My questions is what are they seeing to alert upon?  I have asked them,
> > but I was told "that is in the special sauce."
> >
> > Is the connection from the users computer to the bridge encrypted?
> >
> > Thank you for your insight.
>
> Are they detecting non-public bridge traffic, or only normal entry
> guards?
>
> Detection and obfuscation is kind of a big topic that's been around for
> some years, so there are a lot of possibilities.
>
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