Tor networks hit by wave of DDoS attacks

For the past seven months, anonymous communications platform Tor has been experiencing different types of Distributed Denial of Service (opens in new tab) (DDoS) attacks causing outages and slowdowns for users, the company has revealed.

In a company blog post (opens in new tab), Tor project executive director Isabela Dias Fernandes said the attacks would be sometimes be so severe that users would experience slow page loads, or in more extreme cases, the pages wouldn’t load at all.