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Proxy chaining, how does it work?

HTTPS, SOCKS, and CGI proxies can be chained together, where a certain number of proxies are connected in sequence and used to increase the anonymity of a particular user. Chains are created by the user. Special software is needed to collect them. A chain can consist of one type of proxy or of different types….

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What a proxy server can and can’t do

Many people, sometimes even experienced users, are interested in the question: “What can a proxy server do?” and, correspondingly, “What can’t a proxy server do? First, let’s look at what a proxy server can do: What a proxy server can do 1) By manipulating your IP,a proxy allows you to increase your online secrecy. 2)…

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Is my VPN working?

When a VPN (virtual private network) is functioning properly, it may help you avoid being tracked while online. By using a virtual private network to encrypt your data transmissions and prevent your ISP from “catching” what you’re doing, you can keep your information private. Not all VPNs are flawless, and a VPN outage may result…

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Why the firewall has that name

Firewalls have become a standard tool for Internet security. A firewall, for example, is incorporated into your home Wi-Fi router and can also be used by your computer. But how did a rather uninteresting technology acquire such a fantastic name? Why is it called a firewall, anyway? The name is stolen from the building industry…

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The strangest hacking techniques you don’t know about

Here are three of the strangest methods we’ve learned about that actually work. 1.   Keyboard hijacking Keyloggers are malware that may be found on computers and track every keystroke. Keyloggers are programs that can be used to steal information from your computer. Information security experts have discovered that keyloggers can be utilized for a variety of…

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What are NFTs and why do we need them?

Non-Fungible Token (NFT) has received a lot of attention lately. But what are they? And why are they being traded for millions of dollars? The question of traceability The value of art, such as painting and sculpture, has always been quite high. The worth of a work of art is generally determined by the artist…