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Using HTTrack (or similar) with Tor

If I have a refurbished machine and I want to crawl a .onion site (with a login screen) using something like HTTrack, what is the best way to do this? Should I re-route all of my connections through ...
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How to know if an application is using system proxy and tor network?

I'm using socks proxy to connect to Tor network by Vidalia (relay) and it's working fine. I have set the system proxy via Control panel » Internet options to use socks proxy. So no need to add ...
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How to run Tor as proxy for local network

I'm trying to use Tor as standalone socks server available for whole local network. I've set up connection in my torcc file as follows: #listen on all IPs SocksListenAddress 0.0.0.0 SocksPort 9150 ...
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Proxy System On OpenWRT

I'm looking for advice for a project I'm working on. I Have a router running openWRT. I am trying to setup a proxy system at my school. The School blocks everything, and I want to host a separate WiFi ...
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TOR and Unencrypted HTTP Traffic [closed]

If the NSA has pinpointed certain people using TOR, is there a way to encrypt unencrypted web traffic? I suppose this is kind of a dumb question that answers itself, as once it leaves the exit node, ...
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119 views

Squid as tor proxy for .onion addresses only

I am trying to configure a squid proxy on a firewall to route all requests normally, except the ones to *.onion sites, which should be forwarded to socks5 tor proxy. How do I achieve this? Bonus ...
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Harvard “determined” that student used Tor? [closed]

In today's news, a student at Harvard was arrested for making a bomb threat. According to the affidavit for the arrest warrant an FBI agent wrote: Harvard University was able to determine that, in ...
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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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Why does a Tor relay send more data than it receives?

I run a Tor relay. I have often seen that there is a significant discrepancy between the amount of data sent and that received. For instance, this morning log states: Tor's uptime is 7 days 18:00 ...
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549 views

What happens when I visit a .onion website

Can someone please give a simple description of the process that happens when I go to an onion website in Tor? I.e.how many computer send what signals in what order. Also, what would happen if an ...
2
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1answer
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Running SSH over Tor?

I hope this question hasn't been covered already - I'm trying to run SSH through Tor. I've followed the instructions at the tor wiki with no success. I've been using Method 2 with connect.c. My ...
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1answer
124 views

Use proxy for remote connection

I want to connect to a remote computer using PuTTY, i.e. client and server; How do I setup my proxy and port forwarding settings? And I'm using Tor for all my network, but something went wrong:
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How to create a OpenVPN server that redirects all incoming traffic to Tor?

I have a working OpenVPN server that forwards all traffic to/fro the internets. How can I configure another VPN user/client that will forward all traffic through Tor? I have Tor running. Must I ...
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Route Application Data to Tor Hidden Service

I've purchased a file sharing sharing utility that connects to a server using the server's hostname and/or IP (intentionally not FTP). In order to make the system as secure as possible, I decided to ...
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What does tor NEWNYM in tor do?

Can someone explain to me (in layman terms if possible) what sending tor the signal NEWNYM does? I have read in several blogs that it should improve performance and/or improve anonymity but I could ...
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Configure Tor as a listening proxy server that I can connect to remotely?

I currently have the Vidalia bundle installed on my Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. Is there a way that I can connect to the Tor network through this computer from other computers on the LAN or from ...
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1k views

Setup Tor/vidalia with vmware workstation

I have tor/vidalia installed and works perfectly with whatever browser on host (windows 7) I point to 127.0.0.1:8118 proxy. But how can I set it up from inside of vmware workstation guest (windows ...
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How is data sent back from a server to my computer through tor?

I do know how Tor sends data to the destination server, but how does it know how to send it back to my computer when the project claims it does not keep any logs of connections. Furthermore, if you ...
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467 views

Detect Tor bridge inside my network

How could I detect someone running a Tor bridge inside my local network? I guess I could use a Tor client and try all the IPs to see if they work as a bridge. Is there a faster solution? Maybe using ...
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OS or router level TOR network setup

I like the idea of proxies and TOR, but I find their application limited when it is just an application specific proxy setting or a browser specific proxy setting. I would like all traffic in my OS ...
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how does tor encrypt information from your ISP or local network?

At my work, I have a network administrator that presumably sees everything I connect to on the internet (and has banned things like Facebook, Youtube, etc). However, tor seems to let me through those ...
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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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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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758 views

Tor over IPSEC or IPSEC over Tor?

Do you think Tor should be run over IPsec, or IPsec over Tor? Please be specific as of why you made this decision.