Money award from the Tor project

Published on October 12, 2017

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.