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Running a virtual machine (VM) that can only connect through Tor

Running normal applications has the problem that any remote code execution vulnerability in the application totally compromises the user. This isn't just a theoretical attack, a vulnerability in ...
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Should I run Tor in a VM?

I've heard advice that to further protect my anonymity/privacy it's best to run Tor (the Tor Browser Bundle) in a Virtual Machine, which you would ideally roll back after each use. What extra ...
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Why do I get an avast notice on my host (!) machine when I run tails in a virtual machine?

About 30-50% of the times I run tails in a vm my avast pops up a notice on the host complaining about some problem with a certificate. The sites, however, do not seem to exist and the url looks more ...
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Problems with browsing hidden services with Custom Workstation

I just installed a Whonix Gateway VM on VirtualBox and setup my Debian VM to use the Whonix Gateway to connect to the internet. So far all good. When I visit check.torproject.org it tells me I´m using ...
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Is Tor image friendly?

Are there any security concerns if multiple copies of a single Tor installation are used simultaneously? I ask this question in the context of virtual machine images or containers. Worded differently,...
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How to detect Tor usage with Wireshark?

I use Tor inside a Virtual Machine. I run Wireshark on my Host. I want to detect Tor usage (for learning/studying) with Wireshark but don't know how? I have tried this: tshark -r tor_traffic.cap -T ...
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I am interested in using tor on a Arm based processor laptop is there a way to do this?

Could I use QEMU on my Arm processor based laptop and put tails inside QEMU. Will this setup work? How do I do this? Is there any other way I can use tor on Arm based processor?
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Tor can't be installed on Whonix GPG download signature could not be verified

I have virtualbox installed on w7 and there installed the gateway and the workstation. Now if I want to use the Tor browser it says it's not installed and if I want to install it. Then I get this ...
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Ready-made Tor relay on virtual machine

I was looking for a virtual machine that has Tor relay pre-configured. This came to my mind while thinking about the the amount of security which can be provided by having thousands of similar Tor ...
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what is the recommended OS for accessing dark web through tor to maintain anonymity also using virtual machine?

I like to access dark web and i know it is not safe to access through windows. What is the recommended OS to access dark web other than windows. will it affect my anonymity if I use that OS through ...
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Unable to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Tails OS

I mounted Tails OS (booted through ISO file) on Virtual Box. The default OS display looks ugly and I couldn't mount Guest Additions through Optical drive as I mounted OS through the same. So, I ...
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Installing virtualbox in tails

I recently tried tails and I find it pretty interesting but I am having troubles creating a windows VM inside it. My idea was to install virtualbox automatically on boot using the persistance feature ...
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Using regular Firefox browser with Tor in Qubes-OS

So the regular recommendation is to use the Tor browser at all times because it includes no-script, https-everywhere etc by default as well as a number of other tweaks. However I'd like to know if ...
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Setting up Tor middlebox through ubuntu and debian on VM

I've been trying to follow this tutorial: the goal is to have all connections made from my debian virtual machine, pass through Tor installed on my ubuntu host machine. The host machine is a freshly ...
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Is it possible to run a Docker container that connects to internet only through Tor?

I found that the Tails has been evaluating Docker. However, I'd like to have a Docker image that connects only through Tor. I'm happy with setting my own proxy. Is there a recipe to do this? What I ...
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Is it possible to install Tails on VirtualBox? [closed]

Is it possible to install Tails on VirtualBox ? I know you could only boot it when you mount the ISO. And after you are logged in in Tails if you click Aplications > Tails > Tails installer it says "...
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How should one use a Tor or a proxy service on a virtual machine?

When I'm running a virtual machine, say VirtualBox, if I wanted to use a proxy or service like tor or a VPN, if I only use that on my guest machine, would that be enough? No proxy, service, VPN, ...
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How to make a system like Whonix?

I know Whonix has a virtual machine that connects to the gateway which is like a router that sends everything into Tor. How could I make a gateway like that so I can connect a VM(like workstation) to ...
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Mac address of Tails in VirtualBox

On Tor website they type The MAC address of the computer is not modified by the MAC address spoofing feature of Tails when run in a virtual machine. But I'm running Tor in VirtualBox and I just ...
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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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How to force TorBrowser to use already running instance of tor?

I have a tor service already running in a VM and I want TorBrowser uses that instance of tor instead start up another process in current machine. Is it possible? How can I do? What's the correct ...
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Port forwarding with virtual machines

I have configuration like: Router [External IP: 91.111.91.111] -> PC [Nat IP: 192.168.1.20] -> Virtual Machine as a Gateway (Whonix - Tor) [Nat IP 10.0.2.15 + Internal Network 10.152.152.10] internal ...
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Tor connection from 1st to 2nd computer, then from 2nd computer, a 2nd Tor connection to browse web (for increased untraceability)

Requirement: set up a two-leg Tor connection (using Tor twice). End user works on 1st computer, connects thru Tor to a 2nd off-site computer (could go thru VPN, SSH, or SSL as well), and then from ...
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Does Firefox in VM have a common enough fingerprint so I don't need tor browser?

I want to know about what a web browser's fingerprint like in a VM, if VM runs a common OS and have default system settings. Can VM be configured to not have any of host machine's fingerprint? Here ...
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typical way to run tails virtualized on ubuntu?

To run on Ubuntu just use KVM to run tails? If you are a bit lazy like me, the idea to reboot your system seems inconvenient. But with the help of QEMU there is an easy to use alternative ...
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Should I run multiple tor relay vms on one machine?

I setted up a tor relay in a vm and set the number of cpu to four in the config. Everything is working great. My remaining question is: Should I copy this machine and run multiple instances? Would ...
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Android reverse tethering through Whonix Workstation in virtualbox?

I need to connect my android phone to tor network. I tried orbot, for some reason only orfox is working, other apps don't work - I set all setting to "torify" ALL apps but they don't connect. So I ...
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Using Tails via mobile hotspot

MY PC WAS HACKED RECENTLY due to which I'm exploring options to secure my Internet usage using Tails. My question to all those cyber crime fighting folks. Would it be possible to track back my ...
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Using IPVanish with Tails

I'm facing some connectivity issues with accessing Tails along with IP vanish software. This is what I'm doing Used IP vanish and selected a different server location Installed Oracle Virtual Box and ...
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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 on ubuntu virtual machine? [duplicate]

I want to use tor on a guest system. I'm using Ubuntu both on host and guest system. How to torify virtualbox. i want to do via virtualbox settings not in guest.