FBI Accused of Paying Carnegie Mellon 1M to Hack Tor Network

TechTarget | SearchSecurity | November 12, 2015

The Tor Project claimed it learned more about an attack on its Deep Web hidden service subsystem that was detected in July 2014. The Tor Project said that the Carnegie Mellon researchers responsible for the attempt to hack Tor’s network were hired by the FBI. Dr. Chase Cunningham, Armor’s head of threat research and development, weighed in on the Tor Project’s claims. Was it just so Carnegie Mellon researchers could say they did it?