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What is the difference between a VPN and a Tor Socks proxy on public wifi?

In addition to @UndercoverDog's answer, I'm going to add some important additional considerations: VPN's are intended to be transparent; you set them up and then they just work, no need for the ...
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Will installing a kernel mode driver onto a PC compromise the entire network it's connected to?

A kernel driver with full hardware access (typically kernel drivers need that to control the hardware) can do anything the processor can do with the hardware. For a driver accessing the network card, ...
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Corporate WiFi with PreShared key - an issue?

It's been working like that for years and had no issues thus far Sure, but companies who got hacked one day had been running smoothly for years. You don't wait until your house is on fire to buy fire ...
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Will installing a kernel mode driver onto a PC compromise the entire network it's connected to?

It depends on what you mean by "compromising" the network. If you want to have as an invariant that "nothing untrusted is connected to the network", such that the network can be ...
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Will installing a kernel mode driver onto a PC compromise the entire network it's connected to?

Another thing worth noting is that your computer has many kernel mode drivers and adding some random fly by night hardware might present a greater risk that you do not even know about. For the anti-...
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Will installing a kernel mode driver onto a PC compromise the entire network it's connected to?

Is it possible? Could a kernel mode driver deeply compromise your computer?Yes, kernel mode driver have very high privileges on the system. Could a compromised computer affect the whole network it is ...
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