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IBM Advises Businesses To Block Tor
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8/27/2015 | 11:12:39 AM
Re: blocking the ingress to TOR does not protect you
I prefer TOR still being option for users, that is about privacy not about security.
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Dr.T,
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8/27/2015 | 10:53:10 AM
Re: Nice one
I agree. The information provided in this article is quite informative. Good to know what IBM's strategy is.
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8/27/2015 | 10:50:28 AM
Re: blocking the ingress to TOR does not protect you
I agree with this. Solution is not blocking a web site, it has to be a set of security measure to be put in place in a multi layered approach.
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8/27/2015 | 10:39:15 AM
Why remove TOR?
Another point TOR itself is not a problem, it is not really important who was the source of the threat in most cases, what is important is that that source was not able to penetrate into your systems.
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8/27/2015 | 10:31:55 AM
SLQ Injection?
There are very proven ways to protect yourself from SQL injections, it does not need to be vulnerable in any environment in today's world. SQL stands for Structured query language, so when you structured it properly not injection is possible.
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8/26/2015 | 9:19:29 AM
blocking the ingress to TOR does not protect you
I don't see how a url block would do anything to protect you from an attack that comes via TOR exit nodes.

The IBM report states that you can get a list of exit nodes to block, but the exit nodes do in fact change daily or at the very least monthly.  People running exit nodes have nothing to do with an attack that originates from within TOR so why would you block them?

In my opinion the mitigation for this issue is not resolved, and the advice to block the ingress URL will not protect you in any way.

 
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8/26/2015 | 6:44:50 AM
Nice one
Loce it. Thanks. Nice one. 


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