A year old loophole in Apache Web Server, uncovered
by an unknown Computer Science Student, could potentially unmask the real identity of .onion-domains and servers hidden behind the Tor-network.
Although the loophole was reported on Reddit and to the Tor Project months back, it recently came to the limelight soon after a tweet by Alec Muffet, a well-known security enthusiast and current software engineer at Facebook.
What is Tor Hidden (.onion) Service? Dark Web websites (generally known as ‘onion services’) with a special domain name that ends with .onion, are called Tor Hidden Service and reachable only via the Tor network.
Original Source: The Hacker News