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Version 1.0, 2022/07/21, Bernhard R. Fischer <>. Original Source: ABSTRACT Since the beginning of the development of OnionCat in 2008 a lot has changed. Most importantly this is the replacement of Tor’s hidden services version 2 by the new hidden services version 3. This had a severe impact on the functionality of OnionCat. This …

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Onioncat Security Considerations

Onioncat is an add-on for anonymization networks such as Tor and I2P. It adds real IP layer networking capability to hosts connected through Tor. Hence it is not enough to just refer to the security of Tor (or I2P). This article discusses security Considerations which are specific to Onioncat. Of course, since Onioncat relies on …

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