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Are .onion addresses leak-proof?

No, .onion's are not exempt from DNS leaks. Since it's possible for people to run local DNS gTLDs, DNS infrastructure will generally respect and dutifully perform lookups for invalid domain names. DNS ...
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how to send email anonymous from Gmail

If you want to stay anonymous, you need to think about every step when using your mail provider. Registering your account Accessing your mail account Reading your mails Writing your mails You have ...
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how to send email anonymous from Gmail

You can't. If you want to stay anonymous, you cannot send an email through Gmail as you will lose your anonymity. One of the main things not to do while using Tor is to use Google services since your ...
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How to prevent DNS leaks?

Related question: How can I test an application for proxy leaks? (duplicate?) Viewing the traffic can tell you if they have leaked, nothing short of thorough code review can tell you if it ever will ...
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How to prevent DNS leaks?

I do recommend to use an anonymizing routing box and make a tcpdump running on it's internal interface where your device/PC is connected. Every leak will be hard routed to/through Tor via firewall or ...
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How don't websites easily get your IP through this method?

How would you propose this JavaScript code obtain the client's IP address? JS running in web browsers cannot run arbitrary commands on the host machine — that would be an extreme security violation. ...
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What's so bad about using Tor from home?

This post on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/8x7dwj/why_public_wifi/ is a good source to answer this question. As one Reddit use stated, if your Internet Service Provider can see you are ...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

DO NOT USE A VPN WITH TOR This has been documented to be a very bad idea. The VPN will track everything you do, and destroy your anonymity. Just connect directly to Tor, and if needed to access Tor,...
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Checking for DNS leak on TOR router

Android devices do ignore DHCP DNS server, remember. So - it looks like this? I've met this problem too. The only really working workaround is to forcibly route all dns requests to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 ...
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Hidden Service Communication with clear net

An answer is simple: use a second HS! You're using a second HS as a proxy or OpenVPN server for the very deep HS of yours. And no problem will be regarding the privacy/location/deanonymization of your ...
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