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Episode 47  |  23:42 min

Episode 47: The Problem with the Tor Network and Commercial VPNs

Episode 47  |  23:42 min  |  11.25.2019

Episode 47: The Problem with the Tor Network and Commercial VPNs

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This is a podcast episode titled, Episode 47: The Problem with the Tor Network and Commercial VPNs. The summary for this episode is: When the US House of Representatives passed a controversial law about Internet privacy earlier this year, several news outlets published security advice suggesting that you should use the Tor network or a commercial virtual private network (VPN) to protect yourself. Both of those suggestions turned out to bad ideas. In this episode, Ben Wilde talks with Dan Guido, the founder of a New York-based security consultancy called Trail of Bits, about the trouble with Tor and commercial VPNs.
When the US House of Representatives passed a controversial law about Internet privacy earlier this year, several news outlets published security advice suggesting that you should use the Tor network or a commercial virtual private network (VPN) to protect yourself. Both of those suggestions turned out to bad ideas. In this episode, Ben Wilde talks with Dan Guido, the founder of a New York-based security consultancy called Trail of Bits, about the trouble with Tor and commercial VPNs.

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