Money award from the Tor project

Florentin Rochet (UCL Crypto Group) received a money award from the Tor project for identifying a  serious vulnerability in the Tor protocol that can contribute to de-anonymize hidden services. This vulnerability was identified as part of a joint research with Olivier Pereira, aiming at improving the security of the Tor circuit allocation mechanism. The award will be used to run new Tor relays.

Published on October 12, 2017