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Anonymity with enabled Flash/Java?

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by pizzafasie, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. pizzafasie

    pizzafasie Junior Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I am using OpenVPN with mixcascades connected through Panama, Russia, Teheran,....

    But am I anonymous while surfing with enabled Java/Flash using OpenVPN?

    I don't have a clue!
     
  2. justone

    justone Elite Member

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    You should read about stuff like cookies, useragent, flash cookies as these things can be used to identify you.
    Javascripts and flash usually do not risk your anonymity, java applets can be evil.

    It mainly depends on the IPs you use as proxy, do they log, can they be trusted etc.
     
  3. pizzafasie

    pizzafasie Junior Member

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    Yeah I know especially about flash cookies a lot, thx :)

    My question is, if the OpenVPN GUI covers all connections?

    The problem is, that if you just use foxyproxy or sth. mot all your connections
    are secure.

    best regards!
     
  4. justone

    justone Elite Member

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    You should take a look at the routing table to see if there are any leaks.
    Usually a vpn will set it up to tunnel everything through
     
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    pizzafasie Junior Member

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    Hey! Thanks for your fast support!

    How can I check the routing table step by step?

    I also checked my anonymity with

    https://www.jondos.de/en/anontest

    and my Internal IP shown is not my Real IP.
    Is that a good sign?
     
  6. JelleVDB

    JelleVDB Newbie

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    That's a good sign, this means the proxy is not leaking your real IP. Some proxies do this, so you always have to check them for leakage.
     
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  7. pizzafasie

    pizzafasie Junior Member

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    Ok, thanks for the advice.
    Its hard to find a reliable service but I got a very good one.
    PM me if anyone is interested.
    Kind regards!
     
  8. justone

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    a VPN is not "leaking" an IP, it's no http or web proxy.

    You can use the "route" command to see the route.
    But I'm almost sure it's alright, if your IP is correctly masqueraded (you can check it on my proxy checker, see my sig) it should be fine.

    Of course java applets and executables might be able to get your real IP
     
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    mrtornado Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    with a VPN you are protected since VPN is assigning you the same ip on all ports there is no way they could see it by any other means :)
     
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