Questions tagged [proxy]

Proxy is a computer system or an application that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. Use SOCKS tag if your question deals with socks proxies.

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Is it possible to run Tor with Proxychains using socks4a?

I'm trying to configure proxychains to make a port-scan with Nmap, but the file config tells only about SOCKS4 and SOCKS5.
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proxychain not finding proxychains.conf Tails 2.3

My objective is tor --> socks proxy --> destination Reason for doing this is to access sites that do not like Tor exit nodes. This is all done on Tails I have tried running this proxychains tor-...
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Possibility with malicious endnode, SSL Strip?

I am wondering about the security with TOR, if an end node setup a proxy like Burp Suite and replaced the certificate, does it mean the end node can still see all the packets that had passed through ...
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Whonix proxy and isolation

I set up Whonix Gateway, Workstation and Iceweacel. I also set up a Proxy on Iceweaceal (in Preferences) at the Gateway and now my IP address is defined as the one on the proxy. But I'm confused ... ...
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Tor doesn't connect to proxy server

I have installed the Torbrowser, but since the installation, Tor configuration box appears and it does not connect. Below is the log I copied from Dialog Box: 04-May-16 15:19:19 PM.900 [NOTICE] ...
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RealVNC Viewer and Tor

I want acess my server over VNC, cause RealVNC only client with proxy support under windows, I choosed it. But when I setup proxy, socks5 with 127.0.0.1:9150 in RealVNC, It requesting username and ...
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failed to curl https url from Privoxy over tor

I have installed privoxy over TOR on a centos server, I can curl successfully simple http page, but failed to get https page like https://www.google.com. Here is my tor conf: SocksBindAddress 127.0....
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Trouble with ToR proxy

My college blocks basic websites such as Facebook and Skype. While I can manage Facebook with my mobile data, in order to talk to my family, Skype is too expensive on data. The college WiFi uses a ...
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Intercepting .onion Sites with BurpSuite + Tor

I'm stuck on this. I've configure the Tor browser to the BurpSuite proxy so I can intercept.It work for regular web addresses but not .onion sites. Does anybody know why? And what can I do to fix it? ...
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Connect to Orbot Socks5 proxy from computer on same network

I want to use Orbot on my phone as a proxy server for my desktop or any computer on my local network. How/can I set Orbot up to let me do this?
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How to set Tor proxy for Windows 10 instead of VPN?

When I open windows 10 settings and then "Network & Internet" I see: Settings -> Network & Internet 1. Data usage ...
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Proxy settings issue/HTTPS issue - warning message

I am using Tor in Tails. To verify that I am connected correctly, I go to IP-check.info. Lately, IP-check.info is giving me a warning message "..you are not using Tor correctly. Your own IP address ...
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Tor does not restore circuit

I have a HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase at the moment and traffic is low, but from time to time the web server is not reachable using Tor Browser, ...
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Tor Browser with custom proxy instead of Tor

I appreciate the Tor Browser's privacy features, but I don't want to run my data through the tor network. Instead I have a socks5 proxy I'd like to use. I've tried disabling the TorLauncher addon, ...
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How could I configure a version of Tor to run only as a proxy?

I use Chrome and Yandex.Browser (basically a more private version of Chrome with a nicer GUI) and I want to be able to access the Tor network in these applications. I don't want a full Tor Browser to ...
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My Windows 7 Computer uses the proxy from Spybot Search&Destroy. Does this work ok?

Tor Browser options==>Advanced==>Network==>Settings shows a manual setting of SOCKS host: 127.0.0.1 and port 9050. I have not changed anything within the Tor Browser or the settings for the Spybot ...
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How can I set tor to use a proxy file (.pac)

I need a proxy file (.pac) to access the internet. I used to work with a HTTP/HTTPS proxy which is easily configured through Tor settings but now I have to use a .pac file, and I can't find the option ...
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Tor network won't connect - torrent secured network

I'm completely new tot this. I can't seem to connect to the Tor network. My network is secured against torrents. When somebody tries to use torrents everybody's internet slows down and it does not ...
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Connect directly with Tor Browser (as in, bypass Tor)?

I recently decided to pay for CryptoStorm anonymous VPN as an extra layer to my privacy protection - so that all requests including UDP requests are automatically masked. As I understand it, all ...
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Can you run a VM under a tor network? [closed]

Can I setup on the VM host to redirect all my VM guest networking over Tor?
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How to use TOR along with the proxy

In a hypothetical network, one has to connect through a proxy to use the internet. However, via the this particular proxy only few websites are accessible and the rest get redirected to a page with a ...
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Tor crashes GNOME Shell [closed]

I've a fairly vanilla Debian with GNOME Shell install configured to use a system Tor daemon as a SOCKS proxy in Settings -> Network -> Network proxy. If I kill the Tor process, then the system ...
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Proxy Client: unable to connect (“general SOCKS server failure”)

Can someone help me with the following error?? Below is my log and I'm not an expert, so please explain in simple terms! 9/14/2015 18:30:52 PM.100 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or ...
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Is it possible to setup a private TOR relay

I have a proxy setup on one of my machines which is behind a router. And I need to use that proxy from another network. But my problem is that I cannot forward ports from the router to the proxy ...
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I need help choosing my type of internet connection

I just downloaded the Tor Browser. When first launching, how do I know which network setting to select? "I would like to connect directly to Tor network" or "This computer's Internet connection is ...
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Transparent proxy improvement using haproxy load balancer?

I want to know if isn't a good idea to use many instances of Tor and load balancing them through haproxy. I've tested here.. I ran 20 Tor instances (20 socks5 ports) and load balanced them through ...
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Security of other browsers + Tor vs. Tor browser

I'm a bit confused about why using Tor with regular Chrome or FF is considered insecure. Let's say I use it with Chrome. I install the "Expert Bundle", then the proxy-switchy Chrome extension and set ...
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How do I validate/log my traffic passing through tor?

I'm using the Tor client on Ubuntu in conjunction with a Privoxy proxy to forward HTTP traffic to SOCKS5. I would like to validate that my setup is actually working but can't figure out how to ...
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Proxy setting not working in tor

My proxy setting does not work in Tor. I have no idea why. The same settings work in Firefox. (the proxy is working. I keep checking and changing it): What am I doing wrong?
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General SOCKS server failure while using tor proxy

I am proxying traffic over tor, so letter on when I need to call localhost port, it gives failure error. def create_connection(self, address, timeout=None, source_address=None): sock = socks....
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Bypassing google server using tor proxy is not possible

I am looking how to bypass pass proxy using tor and torctl, I looked on various steps and wrote this script in python. After starting tor, ideally this should work proxy_support = urllib2....
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tor browser 4.5, change proxy settings

I use Tor Browser for I2P. In the new version 4.5 I can't find TorButton. How do I change the proxy settings for using i2p, http 4444 etc. I don't want to disable it because "TBB has a Torbutton ...
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Add an exit proxy to Tor

I am confuse about how to edit torrc file to add a proxy after tor. I saw that I have to edit the .torrc to do so, but adding a socks4/5 proxy remains unclear, either on the tor manual, or others ...
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HTTP proxy over Tor

Can somebody suggest me some HTTP proxy app for Windows? There are a few apps I wanna use over Tor, but they don't support SOCKS proxy, only HTTP proxy. So I need an HTTP proxy that's able to be ...
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Anonymizing Tor Proxy as virtual machine

I'm just wandering if its possible to create a virtual machine dedicated as a Tor proxy a bit like this hardware solution: Onion Pi

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