Onion Urls

  • 1 Million Users Access Facebook via Tor in Past 30 Days

    … By David Cohen on Apr. 22, 2016 - 1:00 PM Facebook announced that more than 1 million users accessed the social network via Tor during the past 30 days. Facebook launched its onion URL for Tor in October 2014, and it added support for the Orbot proxy application for Android devices in January. Software engineer for security infrastructure…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Facebook Tests Onion URL for Tor Users

    … daemon as a reverse proxy into a load balancer, and Facebook traffic requires the protection of SSL over that link. As a result, we have provided an SSL certificate that cites our onion address; this mechanism removes the Tor browser’s “SSL certificate warning” for that onion address and increases confidence that this service really is run…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 5 readers -
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