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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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tsocks using for terminal commands

Actually, I'm using LinuxMint and would like to configure tsocks to use tor proxy as some repositories are banned where I am !. I did a lot of changes in /etc/tor/torrc, /etc/privoxy/config and /etc/...
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Squid over i2p, tor and localhost resources

i try to setup squid as a single top-level proxy, that give me access to i2p, tor(through privoxy) and some localhost resources. I`m using Gentoo and squid 3.2.13, if it is important. In this regard, ...
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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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New Cable Modem blocking TOR?

I've been using the TOR browser bundle under Windows for several weeks now to watch British television while in the US. However, today I received a new cable modem/wireless router combo unit from ...
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How to stop Flash from identifying source

See title. How do I stop Adobe Flash from transmitting ip address or other identifying info when I'm in a browser-based video chat
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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 ....
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Does Tor hide data from my company router?

If I use Tor at work, can my system administrators see my activity or is it encrypted? I realize that outgoing traffic to the ISP, etc, will be encrypted but what about to the internal router?
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Setting up Tor Bridge on Debian VPS via SSH

I have a currently unused budget VPS, and I'd like to contribute to the Tor Project by making it a bridge node in the network. However, I'm having trouble finding a clear and reliable guide outlining ...
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Does Tor need more Relay node or Exit nodes? [closed]

If I have free bandwidth, am I better off sharing as a relay node or exit node? Trying to help the Tor network
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Running Topcoder arena applet behind University firewall

I am posting this question here after redirection from stackoverflow. I don't know if it's appropriate or not but I'm dying to get a solution. In our University, connections to external IP through the ...
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Install TOR Browser on CentOS 6.4?

I've been trying to install the TOR bundle on my fresh install of CentOS but I've found that most repos are outdated and/or not working. Anyone know a simple way of installing it for CentOS 6.4?
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tor relay - how to display remaining bandwith quota?

I have a noobish question. I am experimenting with tor and would like to offer a relay service without exit node. My relay goes into hibernation surprisingly fast (inspite of setting AccountingMax ...
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How to use Tor over Lan

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 with Tor. Now with following credentials Tor works fine with any SOCKS5 supported apps. Host: 127.0.0.1 Port: 9050 This laptop is connected with WiFi router (...
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Forward connections on 0.0.0.0:80 to 127.0.0.1:9091

I'm trying to set up a tor-relay. In order to allow tor to present a static web page explaining what it is I want the server to listen on port 80 and 443. In order to allow tor to use accounting/...
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Does PirateBrowser hide my IP address?

Does PirateBrowser hide my IP address? It uses Tor so the IP should be changed, but when I looked on What is my IP, I saw the same address as before. Is there anybody who can explain it to me?
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Connect OpenVPN client through Tor's SOCKS port (Linux)

OpenVPN has the option to connect through a socks proxy. Tor, as you may know, provides a SOCKS proxy (listening on localhost) to anonymize the apps/traffic using it. I would like to connect my ...
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vidalia says I'm connected to tor, but https://check.torproject.org/ says I am not

I installed Vidalia and it says I am connected to the Tor network. But https://check.torproject.org/ says I am not using Tor. How can I troubleshoot the discrepancy?
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DNS problems on Mac

I am running OS X 10.7.5. Recently I installed Vidalia/TOR. All well and good - except now I can only connect with TOR browser (which has its own issues - slow, flash doesn't work). None of my other ...
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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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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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Why doesn't Vidalia detect that tor is already running?

I installed tor and vidalia on Ubuntu 12.04 x64. When I try to run Vidalia, I get the following message Vidalia detected that the Tor software exited unexpectedly. Please check the message log ...
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SSH Tunnel with socat and tor

I'm trying out tor by attempting to access my development server using socat to create a tunnel, like this: # start TOR tor # create tunnel socat TCP-LISTEN:4141 SOCKS4A:localhost:remotehost:22,...
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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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Running Tor relay on personal server: can this hurt?

I would like to install TOR as relay on a hosted personal server. I have loads of bandwidth that I don't use. It's not an exit point. Can this hurt my server somehow? Possible problems I'm thinking of ...
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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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Is tor browser bundle safe for downloading?

Tor website says "tor browser bundle" is enough if only browsing is required. Is it also equally safe to use for downloading purpose ?
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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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Getting internet to a protest

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, but it's been in the back of my head for a while. I am in Turkey, where there are thousands of protestors gathering in the street against ...
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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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How to set Tor as a global proxy for ALL traffic (including stuff going out to heroku for instance) [duplicate]

As it says on the tin. I've tried localhost:9510 as per Vidalia setting with no luck. Tor just adds a proxy address that can be used for that, or am I misunderstanding? Thank you
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How to identify TOR packets?

I am capturing network traffic using TCPDUMP with the following command: TCPDUMP -i wlan0 -ttt port 9050 -w test.txt How can I guarantee that all captured packet are TOR packets?
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Using TOR on VirtualBox

I'm doing a rebuild on my computer at home. I need to have both both Windows and Linux simultaneously, so I normally use Windows with Linux installed on Virtual Box. I downloaded and installed TOR in ...
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Old TOR version [closed]

Does anyone know where I can get older versions of TorBrowser and TorButton? (Incase anyone needs to know why... I have a javascript app that runs in Firefox. Firefox have removed a vital feature I ...
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How to config tor to use a HTTP/SOCKS proxy?

My ISP has blocked the tor network. I cannot connect to the directory server. How can I config tor through a HTTP/SOCKS proxy to make the connection? I'm using ubuntu server without GUI desktop ...
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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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Tor Browser and how it affects torrents

I have recently received a message on my computer stating that my Internet Service Provider has been monitoring my traffic and have recorded me downloading several torrents that they have marked as ...
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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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how to check my new IP and location using TOR

I am running TOR on Windows 7. I would like to know my IP address after changing my identity. Right now the only option is to open a webpage with a service that shows my IP address. Is there any way ...
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How safe is TOR for authentication based internet access?

My organisation required login before you can use internet. So, I have to login before I can use TOR. Can the andministrator see my TOR traffic ?
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What is “send link ” option in tor browser?

When you browse using TOR and right click on any webpage, you see an option "send link". I tried it but nothing happened visibly. What does that option do ?
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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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How much RAM for running a Tor Bridge?

Heyho, I'd like to run several Tor bridges on vservers. Operating system will be Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 amd64). Does someone have experience with how much RAM I'll need? The 512MB vservers cost 30 - 50 %...
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Using Torsocks on Mac OS X 10.8.2

I used Torsock and usewithtor fine when I had MAC OS X 10.6, and didn't use it for a while. I upgraded to Mountain Lion a few months ago, and I tried to use it but no luck on it. Output is following: ...
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How can I make Tor route all my traffic?

How can I set Tor to route all of my internet traffic? So, if I want to use any program to connect to a website or send requests to it, is there any way that I can make Tor hide my IP at all times?
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SASL authentication “fails” on Freenode / Tor, on irssi and weechat

I am following various tutorials about using Freenode through Tor. I have tried irssi + cap_sasl.pl, and also weechat, which has builtin SASL support. The connection fails in following way on both ...
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Is it possible to install TOR without root access

i have ssh access to a linux box running ubuntu server 12.04 I need to install tor to configure it as a TOR relay however i do not have root access . How can i do this . i have tried compiling but my ...
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Pidgin connects to Facebook chat but not to GTalk wiht Tor. How can that be?

I am using Pidgin on Ubuntu 12.04. The university network blocks (I think) port 5222 for XMMP connections. I thought about using Tor to circumvent that. I installed Tor and configured pidgin to use it....
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How can I tunnel an entire Virtual Machine through Tor?

I have a VM which I want to allow to access the internet only through Tor. I'm using VirtualBox on OS X 10.8. Thanks!