[Bitcoin-development] Abnormally Large Tor node accepting only Bitcoin traffic

mbde at bitwatch.co mbde at bitwatch.co
Mon Jul 28 02:54:23 UTC 2014


These website list Tor nodes by bandwidth:

http://torstatus.blutmagie.de/index.php
https://torstatus.rueckgr.at/index.php?SR=Bandwidth&SO=Desc

And the details reveal it's a port 8333 only exit node:

http://torstatus.blutmagie.de/router_detail.php?FP=0d6d2caafbb32ba85ee5162395f610ae42930124

blockchain.info has some records about the related IP going back to the
end of this May:

https://blockchain.info/ip-address/5.9.93.101?offset=300

-------- Original Message  --------
Subject: Re: [Bitcoin-development] Abnormally Large Tor node accepting
only Bitcoin traffic
From: Michael Wozniak <mw at osfda.org>
To: Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com>
Cc: Bitcoin Dev <bitcoin-development at lists.sourceforge.net>, alex at stamos.org
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:49:11 -0400

> It’s in my logs:
> 
> 2014-07-28 02:00:24 receive version message: /Satoshi:0.9.2/: version 70002, blocks=302684, us=******:8333, them=0.0.0.0:0, peer=5.9.93.101:33928
> 
> 
> On Jul 27, 2014, at 10:45 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 7:40 PM, Peter Todd <pete at petertodd.org> wrote:
>>> Anyway, just goes to show that we need to implement better incoming
>>> connection limiting. gmaxwell has a good scheme with interactive
>>> proof-of-memory - where's your latest writeup?
>>
>> Or its a complete snipe hunt, I'm unable to find any nodes with it
>> connected to them. Does anyone here have any?
>>
>> Last discussion on the measures for anti-global-resource-consumption
>> was at https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=310323.0  but it hasn't
>> seemed to be a huge issue such that adding more protocol surface area
>> was justified.
>>
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