After making an onion website, do you think is your site is really anonymous, are you really secure or can cops bust you anytime?
Is your website anonymous
Everyone has the same questions in mind while having their own dark web site the first time. This is not possible to say that you are safe because cops are always success because of your one single mistake.
In this post we will introduce to a simple tool to check your website is really anonymous or you did a mistake in your privacy like EXIF data.
Note: That tool can only check your common privacy problems for more security we will write another article like building a server over a VPN or multiple bridges. Important using a normal VPN on the server can give you very slow speed big websites like shopping carts can’t handle, use multiple VPS servers for building a server behind VPN, in common language use one VPS as your VPN.
The best simple tool to fix your common errors while having a first-time onion website.
OnlineScan Download link: https://github.com/s-rah/onionscan
For checking a website anonymity errors you have to download it from the above URL and install it on a Linux computer. The installation guide can be found on the same page also you can read it below.
Onionscan required software called Go
Grab with go get
go get github.com/s-rah/onionscan
After running the binary it
Once you have cloned the repository, that you can find it you can run
go install github.com/s-rah/onionscan
If you don’t common Linux command you can practice it using a Virtual box, some people use virtual box to use the dark web because they can destroy it after using it. There is no chance of having java or flash cookies.
Complete guide of installing ubuntu virtual box you can find here: https://www.wikihow.com/Install-Ubuntu-on-VirtualBox
For simple reporting
The most interesting output comes from the verbose option:
onionscan –verbose notarealhiddenservice.onion
There is also a JSON output
onionscan –jsonReport notarealhiddenservice.onion
If you like to use a proxy server listing a different IP address
onionscan –torProxyAddress=127.0.0.1:9150 notarealhiddenservice.onion
What OnionScan Scan?
- Building a fingerprint
- Determine your client IP address
- Determine other sites
- How active is your website (website speed)
- Hidden area of your onion site
The software can tell your open directories, people can find your site hidden images, folders or files.
Whether you create them or you allowed users to uploads images or files metadata associated with the image is stripped.
- Http header
- Fingerprint of image
- Website folder
Some website users use thirty party code to determine their website usage or count the website hits.
OnionScan helps you to extract PGP in order to grab identifiers like an email address.
OnionScan can collect all the information about your SSH and can tell the version of the software.
The OnionScan collects the information about the other web servers, mostly all the software banners. These banners can leak all of your information sometimes like your original IP address.
OnineScan can scan for common cryptocurrency clients including bitcoin.
The software can scan other software also XMPP, VNC, Ricochet.
Most readable tip from our website
- While hosting an onion website or planing for hosting a website using a clean pc. You can use Antivirus, VPN, CCleaner, Password manager, PGP key software or any other software suggested by our website.
- Directly install VPN on a router (Always connect your pc though a VPN using a wifi lan)
- Make all transaction with the cryptocurrency
- Use tor browser using a USB
- Don’t run any other activities on that computer
- You can use facebook onion version as a social network (an account tor browser)