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VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It enables a computer to send/retrieve data over public networks and to access resources in private networks. VPN make use of encryption to secure their data.

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tor browser bundle + sshuttle safe together?

I started using sshuttle as "poor man's VPN over SSH" to forward all the outgoing tcp traffic / dns query to a private server. sshuttle allows you to create a VPN connection from your machine to ...
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SSH tunnel SOCKS5 or VPN after Tor with Tails

I am using Tails 1.2.2 as OS. I need to use anything to hide the fact I'm using Tor, so far I've tried socks5 with proxychains but the permission is denied when I check with curl. SSH tunnel are also ...
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connecting napsternetv server on mac

hi guys since there is no napsternetv (vpn)app on mac,is there alt app for it? what I mean is connecting napsternetv's server with another program.
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How to tunnel a VPN thru TOR (or VPN over Tor, rather) in Windows 10?

I would like to know how I can tunnel a VPN thru TOR. Like so, ME ---> TOR ---> VPN ---> WEBSITE This way, my visible IP address is that of my VPN, and not the TOR exit node. And, my VPN's ...
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VPN-over-Tor in Tails. How? It always fails for me

I need VPN-over-Tor because I need to be able to access some websites that block access from Tor. As far as I know, the only other alternative is always using the unsafe browser for those websites, ...
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Howto to install a Tor middle relay on a working Windows VPN Proxy?

I've looked through the existing descriptions and tried many ways to do this - but don't believe it's ever worked for me. I have a Windows 7 pro machine which has been running for years with only two ...
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Unable to find Proxy Servers

I'm totally new to Tor, Yeah I know, the newbie. So I'm running a Mac. with Ivacy VPN. Also running Tor 6.5.1. Getting the "Unable to find Proxy Servers". Didn't do any modifications just started ...
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How do I tunnel SSH though tor(windows)

I'm using Windows. Whats the best way to securely tunnel and use SSH though Tor, could you guide me to a right direction? I cannot risk stuffing this up and I cannot leak my real IP address, I'm using ...
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How to use Tor via VPN and with help of bridges?

When I tried to use Tor with VPN it worked at my home network but when I tried at my university it can't open as they have blocked Tor so I have to use VPN which I'm sure they haven't blocked, but ...
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Tor over VPN with DNS leak

Lets say i'm using a vpn that have a DNS leak (and it shows my ISP ip for example), then I use the tor browser to browse the clear net (even HTTP sites, not only HTTPS) over that VPN. Does ISP know ...
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Can you have a setup with both VPN over Tor and Tor over VPN

Is it possible to first connect to a VPN (like NordVPN or another VPN which supports VPN over Tor) that is preconfigured for Tor and then connect to a VPN once you are browsing in Tor to encrypt both ...
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Me->VPN->Tor->Socks5->Tor: Where would a honeypot do the most damage?

Since most vpn's are untrustworthy, and Tor exit nodes can be hosted by malicious entities, im trying to create a trustless chain of anonymization and encryption. I feel as there might be flaws in my ...
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Orbot Stops Forwarding in VPN Mode

Using Android, I have noticed that when my Wi-Fi is dropped for a few moments then reconnects Orbot still works but apps VPN mode does not. Is there a fix for this issue? To be clear, I am still ...
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Modifying torrc for openvpn?

When using a VPN, should I make any changes to my torrc? Such as defining the default route on (tun0) 10.4.0.1? Using Ubuntu 16.
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Is using a private bridge a suitable alternative compared to a VPN for connecting to Tor entry nodes?

I am a Tor newbie and considering deploying my own private bridge to connect to the Tor network. Normally I would connect to Tor via a VPN to prevent the entrance node from knowing my clearnet IP but ...
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Orbot VPN App on Android Keeps Restarting

MODS: If you want this on Android Enthusiasts, please migrate. I am using the Orbot Tor VPN app on Android, and periodically while browsing, I will get a system message at the bottom saying "App ...
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Am using Tor now w/a VPN. How did MSN pinpoint my location? Screenshot

What is going on? Am using Tor Browser along with "Strong VPN." Just signed out of my Hotmail which, at first, showed U.K. stories on its homepage. But now that I'm about to sign back in, my real ...
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VPN Router + Tor and 2nd VPN Local Machine Clarifications

Hello my question is I have my router configured to connect through a vpn (VPN A). Thus all Internet traffic on my network goes through a vpn. If I run tor on a local machine with a 2nd vpn (VPN B), ...
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Make Whonix Gateway exit from VPN? Web proxy recommendations?

Is there a way to mess with the Whonix Gateway VM so that I can have a VPN be the final exit point for Workstation data before reaching destination servers? This would be great as it would help me ...
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route pptpd traffic through Tor

I have a local Tor server running, and a pptpd server running. I would like it to be able to just connect to my VPN to use Tor (since it will kick back when I leave the house and reconnect when I get ...
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Why do people discourage using Tor with a VPN?

Why do Tor experts discourage using Tor and a VPN at the same time? Is it because of the network fingerprint, latency, or that there is no point to it?
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Sharing an internet proxy as a router input

I want to share a Windows LAN proxy as input for a router. A VPN service makes this proxy. internet -> router1 -> windows -> *(proxy -> router2) -> System2 I implement the scenario with ...
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Using a VPN for managing a Tor service

There is still a lot of confusion on whether it is more safe to use Tor in combination with a VPN or not. It seems that everyone's favorite phrase to answer this question is "it depends on the ...
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TOR VPN only allows usage for Google and gives an error for other applications

I have used a TOR VPN provided by The TOR Project (Orbot for Android) I have run a check on Ooni probe with the TOR VPN active and the TOR test failed. All other tests passed however, so this is not a ...
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How can I disable Tor's automatic IP circuit renewal process?

I have an issue with this process when trying to log in or authenticate to a site where I only want to use the VPN and don't want the IP to change automatically at that time, as it interferes with the ...
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VPN through Tor. Are there any errors in my settings and can anonymity be improved?

I need to route traffic from multiple mobile apps and all sites through tor. Some apps and websites block tor traffic. For this reason, I decided to use tor and vpn together (vpn through tor). I know ...
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Can DNS be tracked in tor?

can DNS be tracked if I am using TOR without using more protection like VPN? For example, If someone tries to target me and have a DNS lookup, it will show my original DNS or I need to change it? ...
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Is there a way a website can identify me when connected to it via Orbot?

When using Orbot and not coupled with Tor browser, but rather through Google Chrome or Firefox, can a website I visit de-anonymize me? Particularly know anything about my location, IP, service ...
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I want to hear opinions about the chain: VPN1==>TOR==>VPN2==>TOR (using Kodachi Linux with USB + Kodachi Linux with Virtualbox)

I would like to hear your opinion about this connection chain, what can you say anonymously and whether it is secure. Boot Linux Kodachi in Live mode from USB Turn on a reliable VPN1 After that I ...
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I have service running in VPS and i would like to get that entire traffic to my remote machine. What are the ways to get that whole traffic?

I have a Tor relay running in VPS and i would like to get that entire traffic to my remote system. What are the ways to get that whole traffic? One option would be VPN but i am getting all traffic ...
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Most Secure Connection

While there is a lot of issues concerning secure, private and anonymous Internet usage, there is little that focuses upon all the various parameters which may have a direct or even indirect bearing ...
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Orbot having trouble connecting

When I start Orbot up on my phone in VPN mode, it gets stuck just "starting". I've left it for up to 10 minutes but it ends up going nowhere. I've tried using bridges and changing my TOR identity, but ...
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Does anyone knows if this is possible to use Windscribe VPN + TOR + Polipo all together in Ubuntu?

As asked I would like to know if there is a way to use Windscribe VPN + TOR + Polipo all together, or if this a specific possibility for some particulars VPN? And if this is possible how to do? I ...
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My setup: Long-range Wi-Fi antenna --> FreeBSD OS --> nested VPN chains --> Whonix VMs --> Tor. Is it 100% untraceable and anonymous?

Let's assume that the VPNs in the nested chains have been anonymously purchased through bitcoin, maybe using Anonabox. Let's also assume I have good OPSEC. Now isn't this the ultimate setup ...
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VPN SetUp, orbot android, do I check all boxes?

When setting up Orbot / Android version, to utilize it's beta VPN. It takes me to a screen with my Apps and more, each check box is not checked. Is this telling me to check any App that I want it to ...
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Kronymous 0.2.8 is working with Chrome 59.0.3071.9 (official Build) dev (at 64 bit)?

According with this post,kronymous 0.2.8 seems to work with the the Developer Channel 58.0.3029.31 (Official Build) dev (32-bit),so I have tried to check if it was true. I have installed Chrome 59.0....
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Send emails to external addresses

I would want to send emails to external addresses from an external web site (for example [email protected] or .org etc) from my mail2tor account, but I received the next e-mail: Subject:   ...
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Safest way to connect to TOR

I'm getting mixed messages on connecting to TOR. Should I use a vpn over a bridge? Any other options? Can I still be tracked Trying to keep my connection to tor private.
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