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Most likely they are using Deep Packet Inspection. There is a tool called stunnel that allows you to encapsulate any protocol over SSL/TLS. I would have to warn you against using this to bypass your schools filters though, as you would likely be breaking policy or contract which could result in legal or academic punishment. It is cool tech so I think it ...


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If the computer you are forwarding to is secure, then no, there isn't a risk, however if that computer gets compromised and it is inside the network, the attacker will then have access to anything that computer has access to. It is generally best to place an additional firewall between any computers answering requests from the Internet from the rest of your ...


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All computers. Say whatever service is running on that port (e.g., web server, database server, etc) is found to be vulnerable to an attack that allows the attacker to execute any code of his choosing on the server (typically we call this a remote code execution attack). The attacker could leverage this to then begin attacking other computers on the ...


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ISP will routinely do the following for their customers: Block incoming connections on some well-known ports (e.g. port 139, the classic port for Windows file sharing). Block spam, virus and other malware sent over email. "Block" some sites by removing the DNS mappings (the customer can still access them, but the ISP DNS server will not resolve the names). ...



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