Tor, PeerBlock...DD-WRT Privacy or ?

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by SBMongoos, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. SBMongoos

    SBMongoos [H]ard|Gawd

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    I'm sure there is a long list of these sort of apps. Is there one that is "the best" to use?

    Thanks..
     
  2. Bookmage

    Bookmage Gawd

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    could you clarify what you're trying to do? "best" is a relative term and knowing what your trying to do would help us give helpful feedback...

    otherwise it just sounds like you don't want anyone to know about your addiction to midget wrestling gambling sites... :-p
     
  3. Spooony

    Spooony 2[H]4U

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    TOR-->Jondofox
    Screw peerblock use bitthief
     
  4. SBMongoos

    SBMongoos [H]ard|Gawd

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    Simple privacy when surfing. Not to concerned about "getting away with downloads". But if that's the software to use because it works better then so be it.
     
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    zero2dash [H]ardness Supreme

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    PeerBlock will work, you'll have to grab the right lists, leave the HTTP blocking on, and then whitelist trusted sites when you need to.

    One more thing I'd recommend is (if you're using Firefox), grab the BetterPrivacy extension.
     
  7. SBMongoos

    SBMongoos [H]ard|Gawd

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    What are the right lists?
     
  8. defuse

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    bump
     
  9. SBMongoos

    SBMongoos [H]ard|Gawd

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    I had Peerblock running the other day while running Vuze. Vuze reported a warning and showed me my IP address which I never have happen before. Isn't Peerblock supposed to hide your IP?
     
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    gimp [H]ardForum Junkie

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    peerblock is essentially just a firewall that blocks IPs/IP ranges based on the lists you're using
     
  11. SBMongoos

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    Makes sense. Anyway to be completely stealth?
     
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    SBMongoos [H]ard|Gawd

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    Looks like they list three services that can run under Win7. Which is recommended? Also, are there good free ones? These appear to be pay services.

    Thanks...
     
  14. MrGuvernment

    MrGuvernment [H]ard as it Gets

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    most are pay services because they filter your IP out through their own, hiding you.
     
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    Sorry to bump a thread that hasn't had any activity for a couple months, but I didn't think this was worth making a new thread over. I was just wondering if there's someone here who can elaborate a bit on lists for PeerBlock and which ones to use based on what you're doing online. I have always just used the default P2P, Spyware, and Advertising lists and wasn't sure if I should be doing more, if the program is even worth running, etc. Any help would be appreciated.