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Tor Project to fix bug used for DDoS attacks on Onion sites for years

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Tor Project to fix bug used for DDoS attacks on Onion sites for years

The Tor Project is preparing a fix for a bug that has been abused for the past years to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against dark web (.onion) websites.

Barring any unforeseen problems, the fix is scheduled for the upcoming Tor protocol 0.4.2 release, according to a bug report seen by ZDNet.

How the DoS bug works
In information security (infosec) terms, the bug is a "denial of service" (DoS) issue that crashes the Onion service...
Tor Project to fix bug used for DDoS attacks on Onion sites for years