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Chain apache web server acting like reverse proxys using proxychains

I've configure multiple apache web servers so they filter the request and if they have a specific request_uri the request would be redirect to a c2 server. I do that with the next line in the apache ...
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does Nmap automatically use proxychains if configured?

I have configured my proxy chains in /etc/proxychains.conf. Then when just run nmap or even nc without the proxychains prefix, it automatically uses the proxy chains and routes the traffic through the ...
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False positives (port scanning) when using proxychains-ng with nmap [closed]

I get false positive ports that are marked open when using nmap with proxychains-ng (Using a proxy list that contains socks5 proxies). I've tried a couple of techniques to debug this strange behavior (...
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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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call http-webpage in local browser, where the webserver is only reachable through proxychains (as it sits in a different network)

I have the following proxychains.conf [...] [ProxyList] # add proxy here ... # meanwile # defaults set to "tor" #socks4 127.0.0.1 9050 # <ip_prox_1> http 10.10.10.100 3128 # ...
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Hiding client IP from a VPN server

VPNs can often be useful for obscuring personably identifying information (IP, geolocation, etc.) from remote destination servers. Traffic is routed through a VPN server and forwarded to the ...
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Help understanding pivoting and port forwading

I am trying to learn about pivoting/port forwarding and how to take full advantage of it. If I am connected to a network with the ip 192.168.0.10 and can see that 192.168.0.11 has access to a website ...
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How many proxy_len is good in proxychains?

How many chains are the best? chain_len = ? I read somewhere at tor browser, that more than 4 is not good so I guess it applies the same to proxychains? the default setting is chain_len = 2.
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How does proxychains avoid DNS leaks?

Also directly related, how are the DNS servers queried when using proxychains? Assume I'm using Tor for proxychains. If I uncomment the DNS part of proxychains.conf, my requests supposedly get sent ...
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Proxychains to access ports on the same host

This might be an incredible dumb question but I need to know if this concept is even possible. I have obtained a low privileged shell on a target machine. After doing some enumeration I know the host ...
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nmap -sn through proxychains fails

Why I can not do the following with nmap? proxychains nmap -A -v 10.185.11.0/24 Output: ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net) Starting Nmap 7.60 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2018-08-07 10:12 EEST ...
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Error on Proxychains + Tor

I'm trying to connect through Proxychains and nc to a website but I get this error: myip.gelma.net:23: forward host lookup failed: Unknown host Previously, I was reciving this error: |DNS-...
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I can't execute commands through proxychains

I am trying to execute a ping throught proxychains, after create SSH tunnel, but the response of the petition is Destination Host Unreachable. Concretly, I want to do a lab about pivoting. The ...
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DNS leak with proxychains and firefox

When using firefox with proxychains - (default configuration file with tor: socks4 127.0.0.1 9050) and checking on dnsleaktest.com, the original lookup returns the proxied IP, but when performing ...
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Unknown Requests on URL Web Filter Proxy

While trying to work on incident investigation, I am seeing continuous https requests from website cdn.syndication.twimg.com:443/widgets/timelines/paged/ callback=__twttr.callbacks.tl domain=www....
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How proxychains works

I am accessing the Internet using my ISP's proxy that blocks many services like netcat. So I installed proxychains and now I can use netcat. I did not add any external proxy IP to the proxychains ...
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Proxychains dosen't work, DNS leak test shows location

I've been trying to use Proxy Chains with Tor but when I launch Firefox with them a DNS Leak test will show exactly where I live. I'm on Linux Mint and I'm using the stranded Firefox, not the Tor ...
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What packets I'm reciving when running nmap over proxychains?

I am learning to use nmap. I am observing that most of the times when running a command like proxychains nmap -sT -PN -n -sV -p 80 XX.XX.XX.XX, I am getting the following output: Starting Nmap 7.01 ( ...
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How to identify additional resources when pivoting

I'm currently looking into pivoting when performing network penetration tests, but I'm having issues with reconnaissance. Given the scenario I have full control over a server, which is publicly ...
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Nmap: Spoofing IP adress (-S option) or using Proxy chains, what's the difference?

I was reading Nmap documentation about firewall evasion here. I already know that it is possible to use a proxy to make a scan (with the proxy chains). But with the option -S it is possible to spoof ...
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Can my isp see my sock5 proxy traffic?

I browse the internet/ connect via rdp computers via a sock5 proxy. I use proxifier to do this and I set it so that it handles dns requests via the proxy. I am sure there are no dns leaks. Can my ...
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Problem to use nmap with proxychains-ng in Kali linux [duplicate]

I would like to ask the community a help about some correct way to configure the proxy First of all, my start configuration was to follow the recommended, installing tor in Kali, configuring the /etc/...
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What's wrong with RSA host key mismatch when using git?

I was pushing codes to github from a repo via a proxy (socks5) proxychains git push -uv origin master Warning: the RSA host key for 'github.com' differs from the key for the IP address '224.0.0.1' ...
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How do I analyze traffic chain when using both Tor and a browser-configured proxy

For example, I have set up the Tor network in Debian. I then set up proxy in Iceweasel browser (via the Preferences). How can I examine the traffic chain to determine if browser requests first go ...
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VPN chain in one machine without VM natively

Is it any way to make VPN chain in one machine (MAC or WIN) without VM natively (L2TP/IPsec)? I need this for obtain an extra layer of security. For example - if one VPN turns off I still have ...
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What's the best way to block all external proxy IP's which could be used for pivot points or as a DDOS Source?

At the simplest form - the question is to block external proxy due to an emergency situation due to which management have forced technical teams to get a solution to block all the external proxy or ...
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Is using VPN, Tor and ProxyChains together more secure?

Similar question (Tor and VPN only). All these three technologies seem to share the same goal, i.e. making internet traffic anonymous. Does it make any sense to try to use them together to increase ...
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Proxychains + dnscrypt + Tor

I'm currently working in Kali and I'm trying to boost my security and anonymity online. Please, bear with me for I am no expert yet. Googling and searching here has yielded useful info but not enough ...
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proxychains-ng with nmap issues

Can anyone tell me if proxychains-ng has limitations to work with nmap? I found that it does not work well when using -sV option in nmap. (stop at "Initiating NSE at ..." and never finish the scan) ...
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is it secure to use proxychains+tor while logged in as root

when using proxychains+tor in kali,you should be logged in as root because proxychanis doesnt work when you are not logged in as root but using tor while logged in as root is not secure so what is ...
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Proxychains + nmap = segmentation fault

If I try the sV (service detection) flag in nmap run via proxychains (socks5 server) it appears to give me a segmentation fault message:- root@kali:~# proxychains nmap -n -sT -Pn X.X.X.X -p 22,80,222,...
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