Tor Project

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Tor Project develops an open source software for privacy and freedom online, protecting people from tracking, surveillance, and censorship. It also enables software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features.

TypePrivate
Founded2002
HQSeattle, WA, US
Websitetorproject.org

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Employees (est.) (May 2021)33(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Tor Project Office Locations

Tor Project has an office in Seattle
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
217 1st Ave S #4903
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Tor Project Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2002

Tor Project total Funding

$665.9 k

Tor Project latest funding size

$460 k

Time since last funding

2 years ago
Tor Project's latest funding round in January 2019 was reported to be $460 k. In total, Tor Project has raised $665.9 k
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Tor Project Cybersecurity Score

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B

84/100

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Tor Project Online and Social Media Presence

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Tor Project News and Updates

COVID-19 forces Tor Project to lay off a third of its staff

The Tor Project, a nonprofit organization that develops and maintains the privacy-focused Tor browser, is laying off a third of its staff as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement came Friday via a blog post from Executive Director Isabela Bagueros, who said the group was lettin…

You Can Now Donate to the Tor Project in 9 Different Cryptocurrencies

The Tor Project is now accepting crypto donations directly, taking bitcoin, ether, monero, zcash and 5 others.

Tor Project Blogs

Dreaming At Dusk

Dreaming At Dusk root May 13, 2021     The first star of a dying galaxy. Curves taking over while bits dream at dusk.   Welcome to the onion space. We've been here since 2004, and we grow every day. In a few months, some onions will rot, while others will b…

New release: Tor 0.4.5.8

New release: Tor 0.4.5.8 nickm May 10, 2021 We have a new stable release today. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.5.8 on the download page. Packages should be available within the next several weeks, with a new Tor Brows…

New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc

New release candidate: Tor 0.4.6.3-rc nickm May 10, 2021 There's a new release candidate available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for Tor 0.4.6.3-rc from the download page on the website. Packages should be availabl…

Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org

Check the status of Tor services with status.torproject.org anarcat May 05, 2021 The Tor Project now has a status page which shows the state of our major services. You can check status.torproject for news about major outages in Tor services, including v3 and v2…

Defend Dissent with Tor

Defend Dissent with Tor Gus April 27, 2021 Guest post by Glencora Borradaile After 4 years of giving digital security trainings to activists and teaching a course called "Communications Security and Social Movements", I've compiled all my materials into an open…

New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15

New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a15 sysrqb April 26, 2021 Tor Browser 10.5a15 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory. Note: This is an alpha release, an experimental version for users who want to help us test n…
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Tor Project Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Tor Project founded?

    Tor Project was founded in 2002.

  • How many employees does Tor Project have?

    Tor Project has 33 employees.

  • Who are Tor Project competitors?

    Competitors of Tor Project include Orchid Labs, RSA Security and AdNovum.

  • Where is Tor Project headquarters?

    Tor Project headquarters is located at 217 1st Ave S #4903, Seattle.

  • Where are Tor Project offices?

    Tor Project has an office in Seattle.

  • How many offices does Tor Project have?

    Tor Project has 1 office.