Anonymity services

Anonymity services reduce the amount of information available that can be used to track an adversary's activities. Multiple options are available to hide activity, limit tracking, and increase anonymity. [1] [2]

ID: T1306

Tactic: Adversary Opsec

Version: 1.0


Detectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): No

Explanation: Depends on service. Some are easy to detect, but are hard to trace (e.g., [ TOR]).

Difficulty for the Adversary

Easy for the Adversary (Yes/No): Yes

Explanation: Easy access to anonymizers, quasi-anonymous services like remailers, [ TOR], relays, burner phones, etc.


  1. Roger Dingledine, Nick Mathewson, Paul Syverson. (2004, August). Tor: The Second-Generation Onion Router. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  1. Sean Gallagher. (2012, March 6). Inside the hacking of Stratfor: the FBI’s case against Antisec member Anarchaos. Retrieved March 1, 2017.