Archive for July 8th, 2008

An (Almost) Portable TOR Proxy!

A couple years ago, I wrote this step-by-step guide on using the SSH protocol to create encrypted “tunnels” to secure your internet traffic. It continues to be one of the most popular pages on this site, attracting several hundred hits a day.

A basic tunnel, as shown, is not the only thing you can do with SSH’s unique forwarding capability; far from it. Today, I’m going to show you how you can use SSH with the TOR onion router – one of the most valuable pieces of privacy and anonymity software available – to enable you to tap into the power of the TOR network from (almost) anywhere. Sound awesome? It is, it is…
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Published in: Geekiness, General, Security | on July 8th, 2008 | 1 Comment »