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One thing, though: Don't think Torsocks is a jail. It's not even close. Applications can reach clearnet if they're explicitly trying.
I download files with:
torsocks curl example.org/file.zip
How example.org can see my real IP if only using
Sep 22, 2021 at 7:33
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Just tried your example, it doesn't see my real ip. There maybe some clever way to bypass torsocks, but usually applications access regular API's and curl definitely doesn't leak IP's on regular requests. Also, curl doesn't leak dns in this case, only using tor with
--socks5 and not
Sep 22, 2021 at 11:31
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For just a cURL - no,
but a web browser or other application can launch another one that will make unproxified request and that's how the data leaks, so be careful in what you're doing!
Sep 28, 2021 at 20:47
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