Questions tagged [onion-routing]

A method for anonymous communications over a wide area network such as the Internet.

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Difference between mix networks and onion routing

From what I know, the two seems to be the same: Onion routing: Encryption is done in layers. Alice and server1 exchanges keys and she encrypts her message. Then, Alice and server2 exchanges keys and ...
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Who's talking to who encryption - does this concept work?

With all the NSA stuff in the news, I've been thinking about how to ensure the "who's talking to who" is just as private as the contents of the messages. I had an idea on the subject, about which I've ...
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Tor's integrity verification system?

I am trying to understand the design of Tor(onion router). I am reading the original paper on the 2nd generation onion routing system. Where, under integrity checking on streams, they say, "When Alice ...
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Can cryptography be used to hide routing information from the router?

If Alice wants to talk to Bob and she has to involve a third party system run by Carol to establish, and possibly maintain, communications, then Carol knows that Alice and Bob communicated with each ...