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Highly recommended to upgrade the tor router to to comba

by ASmith on 2022/06/19 06:34:48 PM    
Note the latest Tor upgrade is highly recommended to combat the west's Denial of Service attacks on tor sites, tor users, and congesting the tor networks as they attack Russia and whoever the Zio's tell their shills to attack. See the changelog on the newest upgrade, upgrade and help Tor and those that responsibly use Tor to communicate, not those that are using Tor to wage Wars.

Download Tor here

The DarkMX developers should code DarkMX to allow users to upgrade the internal tor router to a new release such as tor immediately. Lacking that, release a new DarkMX that uses tor in its internal core supplied installs.
by Guest on 2022/06/22 02:27:21 PM    
in the settings you can set it to use an external client instead of the built-in one.
that way you can run the newer tor client until a new version is released with the upgraded tor client as built-in.
by ASmith on 2022/06/23 05:58:58 AM    
Seems like I 'tried' to switch over to a much newer compiled tor router instead of the one that was embedded with DarkMX and it was a no go. Perhaps it tried to overwrite my torrc file and force control ports and other UNIX driven options, I don't know. The developer or staff helpers could post several torrc files as 'working' examples for what DarkMX is wanting or expecting in a switch over to a external installed Tor Router setting.
by ASmith on 2022/06/26 04:06:33 AM    
The main form of secure networking connections using DarkMX is via the Tor router. As I have pointed out and also indicated in the Tor Project change log link for the new Tor v0.4.7.8, older versions in use are not secure. Due to the ongoing conflict with Russia, EU, UK, USA using Ukraine as a proxy and cannon fodder a urgent upgrade to Tor v0.4.7.8 is needed.

As I have pointed out, there is no easy way for DarkMX users to upgrade the Tor browser internally with the DarkMX application. This requires a urgent DarkMX upgrade embeded with tor v0.4.7.8 along with a message to DarkMX users to upgrade to that release as soon as possible for their security and for the tor project security.
by ASmith on 2022/06/26 09:26:25 AM    
I meant Tor binary (router) not the Tor browser.
by Guest on 2022/06/27 04:29:59 AM    
DarkMx does not use the TOR browser/router. It has its own TOR Client in it that the Dev wrote.
by ASmith on 2022/07/08 09:35:51 PM    
Tor project changelog for using Tor Router v0.4.7.8 quote
Changes in version - 2022-06-17
 This version fixes several bugfixes including a High severity security issue
 categorized as a Denial of Service. Everyone running an earlier version
 should upgrade to this version (immediately)


A 'High Severity Security Issue' urging to upgrade immediately to that release June 17th 2022 of the Tor Router.

It would seem the DarkMX developer and staff do not share the Tor projects concerns and immediately upgrade the release of DarkMX with tor v0.4.7.8. Why is that?
by Guest on 2022/07/09 03:28:20 AM    
there is nothing to update.
the previous tor router is not in the program.

look at the help->diagnostics->raw connections
that is how you are connected to TOR
by ASmith on 2022/07/10 10:51:02 AM    
It appears guest, you have no clue as to how the Onion Network of anonymous servers operates nor how vital a secure build of the tor router is in order for the DarkMX application to remain stable, secure and supportive of the Onion Network.

The most recent release of DarkMX was April of this year, months prior to the release of tor router v0.4.7.8 which patches the router's weaknesses being exploited by likely State Sponsored attackers.

There is no way whatsoever that newly released tor router v0.4.7.8 is embedded in the latest upgrade of DarkMX which leaves its users in a vulnerable state of the full list of security issues which tor v0.4.7.8 resolves.

It would be useful going forward to include the tor router version in the Upgrade News as well as in the DarkMX ? Help -- About internal info item.

This pressing security issue is no different from a flaw or severe security risk found and patched in the often used openssl library containing over 1 million lines (allegedly). All platforms and applications developers than immediately scramble to enable their application to update with the newly updated openssl library. I've seen this play out multiple times and I'm sure the developer of DarkMX has as well.

The Tor Router isn't Openssl but it is just as vital to encrypting and generating secure, stable anonymous circuits on the Onion Network which DarkMX depends on to operate.
by Guest on 2022/07/14 05:53:21 AM    
There is no TOR Router in DarkMX.
The devs made their own.
by ASmith on 2022/08/16 10:19:09 PM    
Guest wrote on 2022/07/14 05:53:21 AM "There is no TOR Router in DarkMX. The devs made their own."

The DarkMX source is obfuscated to prevent easy access to reading the source code to discern how the network connection is routed to the onion network. It seems utterly absurd for the dev to try and reinvent the elaborate tor network binary constantly upgraded and with scores of tor project developers alone rather than merely include a call to the latest tor binary included in the applications software install.

However with that being said and pointed out, DarkMX solely operates on the Onion Network. DarkMX needs a Tor Router to interface and operate on the Onion Network. For the past year there have been pressing needs to secure the Tor Onion Router and Tor Network from State Sponsored Attacks. Each of the previous 8 upgrades to the Tor Router have been to slowly approach sealing off the holes and areas those attackers were attempting to interfere, block, and eliminate the tor network servers and those that use it.

DarkMX users need to know what version of the tor binary is being used, as repeatedly explained the older tor binary routers are insecure against the multiple State Sponsored attackers which compromises the DarkMX tor network connection, the tor network servers and the overall onion network itself.

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