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How do I setup a VPN behind Tor in Tails?

I would like the following setup: Tails -> Tor -> VPN. My limited knowledge on the matter tells me that this would render me "anonymous" to the VPN and provide me with some privacy with regards to ...
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How can I get Google Hangouts chat to work via Tor browser?

My friend's company is blocking Gmail access. I directed her to the Tor browser bundle. She was able to login to her Gmail account successfully (via https://www.gmail.com/ URL). However, the Google ...
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Mikrotik server networks and Cain & Abel

I'm connected to the internet via a mikrotik server network. Recently, I read about that scaring application named Cain & Abel and all the capabilities it offered for malicious users. I don't ...
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Absolute anonymous/secure hosting management using TOR

I need to manage a hosting in a private way... and this includes FTP transfers. I want to do it running TAILS (Linux distro based on TOR and Debian), and I have the following problems: First: Tails ...
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How do I continue accessing Facebook (or other TOR-blocked websites) with TOR? Other options? [closed]

I use facebook daily. Today, every TOR exit server I try is blocked, regardless of the country. In the years I've used TOR this way, I've never seen any TOR exit server blocked. Facebook says: ...
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Will running parallel sessions of firefox and tor compromise anonymity?

I am using Tor browser bundle for anonymity. I have to login into cyberoam with my credentials first to use internet. If I use firefox for login to start using internet and then start tor, will it ...
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Are images viewed on my screen while using Tor/Firefox combo saved somewhere on my computer?

If an image is not saved while viewing it in Tor, what happens to it when the Tor browser is shut down? Is there a copy/thumbnail saved somewhere, or a reference to it on the hard drive? Does a ...
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4answers
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TOR +Private School WIFI [closed]

I'm looking to use TOR on my private college WIFI, but I'm a bit concerned about whether the school can log my activity and/or see that I'm using TOR. The issue is that my college WIFI is set up as a ...
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1answer
398 views

Is Tor reliable on a Windows running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

A friend lent me her netbook, it runs ubuntu but fortunately she has VirtualBox where I can use Windows XP, something that I'm familiar with. In a few weeks when I give it back I don't want there to ...
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107 views

How to make anonymous looking not anonymous?

Is it possible to avoid detecting yourself as user of anonymous proxy, while browsing using Tor or I2P? UPD The problem is that some sites just block users from anonymous proxies.
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193 views

Are tor relays “insecure”? [closed]

Are tor relays insecure? By this I mean; if anyone can run a relay, how is my anonymity guaranteed? Are there any whitepapers on this? For example; if I connect to a relay are they able to trace my ...
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Can VPN or TOR protect me from my ISP [closed]

For connecting to internet I need to open the ISPs website and login. I believe during this my IP address can be tracked. So how will VPN or TOR help here. If not any other solution?
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3answers
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Does the use of Tor makes additional encryption unnecessary?

I know Tor uses encryption to guarantee anonymity, but I if wish to guarantee the privacy of my conversations should I use an additional layer of encryption? Can my home router or ISP intercept Tor ...
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2answers
253 views

Why does Tor disable all plugins?

Why should I care about plugins? Isn't it possible to tunnel all the browser traffic through the Tor VPN? I read somewhere that Flash and Javascript can 'phone home' and reveal my real IP, and ...
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1answer
186 views

DNS connections to my ISP during TOR?

With Little Snitch on my mac, I noticed that during TOR/TorButton use (latest version), little snitch says there's still an occasional DNS connection to my ISP. What's the purpose of this, is it a ...
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Tor + Public Wi-Fi … safe?

If I were running a virtual machine, with all traffic always being sent and received through Tor, would this be safe on a public Wi-Fi connection? Surely my traffic cannot be sniffed as it's ...
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3answers
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Does using Tor prevent my ISP/sysadmin from seeing what sites I visit?

Does using The Onion Router prevent my Internet Service Provider or system administrator from seeing what websites I visit?
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1answer
2k views

How can I use Teamviewer anonymously with TOR network?

I would like to be able to use Teamviewer anonymously to avoid revealing my real IP address while I access sensitive data on my remote server. The data being transferred is encrypted. I have looked ...
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2answers
832 views

How to run a program through Tor

I want to run programs from my ubuntu machine through Tor, without TAILS. i was wondering if this is possible?
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214 views

Tor config to ignore LAN hosts

Anyone has any tips on how to configure Tor software to ignore specified host names that are on my LAN? I'm guessing there is an option in torrc file, but I was not able to find anything in the ...
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3answers
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How do we configure another browser to use Tor? [closed]

How do we configure Google Chrome (or another web browser) to use Tor Browser? By that I mean that we are using Chrome, but the traffic is routed through Tor (and thus anonymous).
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tor alternative

I am using TOR as an proxy for some scripts I'm running (nothing illegal just don't want to expose my IP address) but I'll randomly get network timeouts which don't happen when I run the scripts ...
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1answer
355 views

Xerobank and Tor

I use XeroBank Browser to access the tor network on windows. For the last few days the default homepage, start.xerobank.com has a certificate error and always shows my connection as insecure. Since ...
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2answers
972 views

Is there any use of SIP on top of TOR

Does it make any sense it terms of perfomance and latency?As far as i know TOR is a transports layer protocol trying to encapsulate the cells with onion routing in order to enhanse privacy.Since sip ...
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3answers
2k views

Using TOR and VPN at the same time

I was wondering if there's a way to use TOR and VPN at the same time, what I want to do is connect to my Wifi then send the encrypted traffic to TOR using the same encryption the VPN uses, then from ...
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2answers
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Tor Telnet control gives Authentication Required error on any command

I am trying to connect to a running instance of Tor with the Tor Control (TC) Protocol using Telnet on the ControlPort (specified in the torrc file) on Windows. Whenever I connect using Windows's own ...
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2answers
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What plugin does Firefox use to download from SourceForge during Tor?

I have Tor installed on my mac, and Tor-button installed on my Firefox (along with NoScript, BetterPrivacy, AdBlock, and RefControl). By default, Tor disables plugins like Flash. From what I've read ...
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Can I build a VPN on top of Tor?

If I understand correctly, the Tor client works as a combination of a proxy server and application plugins (such as the Firefox Torbutton) that enable use of the proxy and contain additional ...
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682 views

Tor and blacklisting

I'm studying Tor and its capability to provide anonymity and bypass censorship, especially when used by people of repressive countries. I'm wondering about one thing. The nodes that are part of the ...
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2answers
391 views

Why does tor need administrative access to start?

Why does tor require administrative access to start, if it binds to a port higher than 1024? On both linux and windows, administrative access is required.
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1answer
140 views

Tor provider point [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to “flush tor circuit” Hello, I have a tor runned on my computer. In Vidalia (gui-frontend) there is a button: 'Use a new identity'. This will change ...
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How to “flush tor circuit”

On Windows I have used XBBrowser, which provides a custom version of Firefox suited to using Tor. XBBrowser provides a button, flush tor circuit, which will setup an entirely new connection and exit ...
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3answers
3k views

Tor in virtual machine - 502 bad gateway

I'm trying to run Tor in virtual machine. It used to work, but now when I try to access sites I get "502 bad gateway" error from Privoxy instead of requested site. I tried fixing time to correct one ...
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7answers
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Speed up FireFox when using TOR

After reading this question about surfing the web anonymously, I tried TOR with Firefox and it seems to be changing the original IP, but Firefox is really slow! I have a good network speed, and I've ...
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2answers
679 views

Do you rely on Tor?

Tor is good for some amount of anonymity (nothing is perfect of course), but is there a specific task that you find Tor indispensable for? Surely one could follow the various tips that this question ...