Posted on August 22, 2014
The allegations were made in an interview given to the BBC by Andrew Lewman, who is responsible for all the Tor Project’s operations.
He said leaks had come from both the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and the US National Security Agency (NSA).
By fixing these flaws, the project can protect users’ anonymity, he said.
“There are plenty of people in both organisations who can anonymously leak data to us to say – maybe you should look here, maybe you should look at this to fix this,” he said. “And they have.”