The FBI reportedly paid Carnegie Mellon University $1 million to attack Tor

Encryption service Tor was designed to keep its users anonymous, but early last year, it was compromised, handing reams of information about people who used the software to view the “dark web” to an unknown party. Now the non-profit Tor Project that develops and maintains the anonymity software thinks it has its culprit. The group says that Tor was cracked by the FBI, with the help of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, who were allegedly paid $1 million for their work.

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