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NSA document details attempts to de-anonymise Tor users

A top secret NSA powerpoint presentation entitled ‘Tor Stinks’ details the NSA’s attempts at de-anonymising users of Tor, a network created to help people improve their online privacy.

Depsite various methods detailed in the presentation, it stresses that the NSA will “never be able to de-anonymize all Tor users all the time” and that there has been “no success de-anonymizing a user in response to a TOPI request/on demand”.

The document is part of the NSA files revealed by Edward Snowden.

Full document: ‘Tor Stinks’ presentation – read the full document