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2answers
346 views

If I'm downloading through a proxy on a virtual machine is my anonymity being jeopardized?

I run a win7 VM on OS X. I am running it with vmare fusion.I have utorrent on my VM and it use a socks5 proxy (setup in the utorrent connection settings) for everything it downloads. Thats all I use, ...
1
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0answers
230 views

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 ...
64
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15answers
7k views

What are the benefits of using a proxy?

I know students and employees use them to get by web filters. But what else? I hear about "privacy and security" but I can never find anything really explaining it. I did see one link that said it ...
1
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1answer
390 views

How can I use the proxy settings on Epic privacy browser to log on to Facebook?

I love the Epic privacy browser because it is built from the ground up to enhance privacy. It's built on Chromium but because it has stripped out all code that tracks users across the Internet, pages ...
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2answers
1k views

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: ...
0
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0answers
253 views

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 ...
1
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3answers
325 views

Anonymous web browser? [duplicate]

It appears that it's easy to uniquely identify a user through all the infos returned by their browser: https://panopticlick.eff.org/ Are there ways to "anonymify" a browser like Chrome or Firefox so ...
1
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0answers
1k views

How do effective FULL removal of TOR from Ubuntu 12.04

After installing TOR, privoxy & anonproxy on my system, I found out that some functions on my browser had become unavailable and I didn't found the way to solve all the issues there, so I decided ...
0
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2answers
89 views

What's the difference between a privacy mode and a proxy?

I am a major rookie when it comes to computers, so here's probably a silly question: What's the difference between privacy mode and a proxy? I know both hide information, but what exactly do they ...
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2answers
976 views

How can I use multiple VPNs for increased privacy? [closed]

I've seen similar questions all with no answers, so I'll try to be specific. The purpose is for increased privacy, in case the VPN service should turn over logs to law enforcement. You may be a ...
1
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1answer
77 views

proxy servers and sensitive data security

I work in a company and they set up a proxy (DansGuardian) and I am afraid that they know all my sensitive data like emails and password because they know all website that I visit and I want to know ...
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2answers
906 views

How can someone trace web surfer behind proxy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get the real IP address of someone using a proxy? I stumbled upon a government linked company website. There is support form in the website. The website warn me ...
1
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1answer
325 views

Tunneling traffic through a proxy using SSH - what does the proxy server see?

If I am accessing information (in a browser or via bittorent) through an SSH tunnel, what info will then be possible to obtain on the SSH/proxy server itself? As far as I have understood, the ...
5
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4answers
239 views

What to do with 6.7GB of logs from a http proxy used by someone to initiate attacks?

Background: I had experimented with nginx's proxy caching mechanisms one night to see if I could speed up a very slow website for a friend of mine -- this experiment went on late into the night, ...
1
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1answer
6k views

UltraSurf not working, used to work on same network (and is working fine on friend's computer on same network)

I'm using UltraSurf (10.17), it used to work fine but now its not working on my computer (Windows 7) and the window keeps showing "Connecting Server..." and after sometime, it fails to establish the ...
5
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3answers
18k views

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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3answers
2k views

Anonymous Software to bypass ISP filters

I need a software that enables me to anonymously bypass an ISP filter -- I need my IP and location to be anonymous so that I can surf the Internet freely. I used to use UltraSurF but it was blocked by ...
1
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0answers
2k views

Does anyone know of any good proxy browsers like Tor Browser? [closed]

Does anyone know of any other good proxy browsers like Tor Browser ? I'm not actually interested in whether it's a browser or webpage or not. But I want a secure solution, that of course supports ...
1
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1answer
340 views

Is working though VPN preventing the proxy server from monitoring me?

If I'm working behind proxy. I have a VPN connection outside my country if I used this VPN connection to browse the internet is this hiding me from the proxy? Is it preventing the company proxy or my ...
7
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2answers
22k views

How to get the real IP address of someone using a proxy?

I was researching digital goods and security when I stumbled upon this company. One of the services they provide is "Real IP". They claim to be able to get the real IP address of users even when ...
0
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1answer
468 views

How safe is the IP address configured through DHCP?

I'm using internet through USB Dongle having GSM based 3G connection, it is using DHCP to configure IP address, I'm having a small HTML page in my computer that uses Google Maps and Browser's ...
0
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2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
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1answer
728 views

How to use proxy behind a proxy?

I am working in my company, and the company has a gateway proxy. We must pass through this gateway in order to connect to Internet. In such case, how can I use a proxy server to connect to Internet? ...
2
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5answers
3k views

How do I stay anonymous in the internet? [closed]

In the wake of international revolutions, many of which were partly organized on sites like Facebook and Twitter, I think it is important that all people find out how to become truly anonymous ...
1
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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 ...
3
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2answers
1k views

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 ...
5
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3answers
2k views

I'm using Firefox, configured to use a Squid proxy. Can the browser-proxy connection be HTTPS?

And what about Chrome, Opera, and Safari? (IE can go pound sand) Clarifying, I have the power to reconfigure Squid if necessary.
0
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2answers
136 views

Query configuring IE to use a proxy server

If I configure internet explorer to use a proxy server, Will the websites I surf be hidden from the system administrator of my lan? Will my IP be hidden from the website administrators of the ...
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4answers
1k views

Secure Free Proxy? [closed]

I want a TOR/VPN type application, that I can proxy my connection through for free. Also, I need to be sure that it doesn't save logs of what I browse, and it isn't sniffing my traffic or misusing the ...
14
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3answers
2k views

How to setup a work -> home -> internet http tunneling service

I want to know which program is recommended in order to setup such as scenario, i.e. accessing the Internet from work or other places where traffic is monitored by installing a HTTP tunneling service ...
4
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5answers
2k views

Routing all Internet traffic through home network

I'm looking to establish a connection between my computer at school and my computer at home for the purpose of routing all Internet traffic across this connection. My school monitors my Internet ...
3
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3answers
2k views

https over proxy safe from sniffing?

Apparently all the google ads in my gmail(https) are being filtered. I'm worried. So it means somehow the data pass through the company proxy and being filtered?