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Using VPN on Android, Necessity of Rooting

I have just gotten a new phone and would like to protect my privacy better than I have in the past. I have read about rooting and then installing OrWall, OrBot, and OrWeb. If I understood correctly, ...
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What’s the point in using proxychains for an nmap scan when you could use Tor?

I always hear on YouTube and other places on the internet that Tor is the best option to stay anonymous. Tor is used by many activists, journalists etc. hiding from oppressive governments and so on. ...
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on which layer do the interception happens using the proxy tools like burp, either in application layer or network layer?

we intercept a request using any proxy tool(burp) and modify the content and resend the request, during this process whether we are intercepting the request of the application in browser level or in ...
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Which is more secure - a VPN, a proxy-server, Tor, etc.? And why so, exactly? [closed]

I want to know how to ensure the most complete anonymity when browsing the internet and connecting to remote servers: I want to be as anonymous and secret as possible. I don't know exactly how VPNs ...
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Does VPN remote port forwarding compromise the anonymity of the VPN user?

An anonymous VPN service will typically assign the same public IP address to many VPN users. This procedure ensures that a connection cannot be traced back to the VPN subscriber: behind the veil of ...
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Where does the encryption happen with an encrypted VPN?

I have been trying out ExpressVPN to connect to the internet. I have mostly used this at a coffee shop that I use regularly. I see this question with answers: Differences between using Tor browser ...
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How can I send an email from my laptop anonymously?

I have a vpn, if I connect it and create an email account while connected to the vpn, and then send the email to the desired recipient, what other levels of protection/anonymity am I missing? I use ...
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How to make google chrome completely untraceable like tor browser

I am using the following extensions on google chrome for complete privacy and to avoid tracking: VPN Extension to hide actual IP WebRTC prevent extension for disabling WebRTC What other extensions ...
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Basic question about why it's useful to have VPN encrypt traffic

There may be a basic flaw in my understanding of how the internet works so sorry if this is a simple question. What type of attack does VPN protect against? For example if a local area network (let's ...
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Could my DNS requests get manipulated while using tor?

I just downloaded Tor Browser Bundle and extracted it. I had no copy of my Tor Nodes Settings so i just browsed using the standard nodes and i forgot to disabke Java Script. I did not notice ...
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VPN Tunnel Routing Question

I'm a little confused about how VPNs work ... I read that they provide an end-to-end encrypted tunnel between you and whoever you're trying to connect to but is that actually the case? VPNs let you ...
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Am I traceable if the VPN I am using keeps turning on and off?

Let's say Bob is on network A and he decided to use a VPN service. Unfortunately he is using a poor VPN service which keeps turning on and off. But the Active downloads of packets are still ongoing ...
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How much of your web browsing behavior is VISIBLE to the administrators when you're behind HTTPS or VPN? [closed]

For example. If you're behind a VPN and want to get on on facebook and youtube. Will all outgoing traffic need to make a request to the firewall first? I don't really know extensively how well a ...
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How to prevent my ISP from seeing what sites I visit without a VPN

I use opera browser, and while the built-in VPN has been working relatively well it's been preventing me from joining discord voice calls and using omegle. Is there a way to hide my activity from my ...
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