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Being detected and banned even when using VPN and Agent Switcher - what to do??

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by SillyWalks, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. SillyWalks

    SillyWalks Junior Member

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    I have some great success in a specific forum posting as multiple users and keeping my threads on top by replying to them with different usernames. However, somehow the website manages to detect its me, and bans me, even though I am doing all efforts i can think of to spoof things and cloak myself. I use Chrome in incognito mode, with java disabled, and a good VPN client that got tons of different ips and new ones all the time, and I also use the Agent Switcher Chrome extension to spoof my browser and OS, yet STILL they detect I am the same user and bans me, even though I make sure to change both IP and Browser/OS with VPN and Agent Switcher between every post I make. Now I get a message saying I am banned from the forum immediately when trying to enter it, no matter what IP i change to with VPN or what browser and os I select in Agent Switcher, and there is no way there is a cookies issue or anything like that since i use chrome incognito that doesnt store any such info. I also disabled java in it, since i know they can find info such as OS and other personal computer details through jquery etc.

    So, HOW on Earth do they manage to know its me when doing all this to protect myself, and what can I do further to make sure I remain completely cloaked, hidden and anonynmous without them having any possible way to know its the same user entering so I wont be banned and can get around the current ban?

    All tips appreciated!! THANKS!
     
  2. lucasbraydon

    lucasbraydon Supreme Member

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    They can tell by the silly walk.
     
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  3. SillyWalks

    SillyWalks Junior Member

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    Heh. Thanks for the help
     
  4. speedy5044

    speedy5044 Regular Member

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    Not sure if this will help , however i had a similar problem beofre and ive done some research , and ive read about the "html5 canvas" , it won't be blocked even using TOR or JondoFox.
    Code:
    http://tor.stackexchange.com/questions/3283/html5-canvas-security-flaw
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    http://anonymous-proxy-servers.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=8499&view=next
    i had to use different VM's installed on the same machine (different browser/IP... on each one), this helped keeping my account much longer but eventually they wil ban my accounts (the website i used was more strict though due to the niche i worked on that time)
    Good luck
     
  5. TrafficWizard

    TrafficWizard Junior Member

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    Why VM ?! Browser + browser plugins give all the needed info, who ever says different is dumbass you don't need to be overprotective when posting on forum

    Things that they can see:

    IP
    Browser + OS + Your language + cookies + local time <- User agent
    Plugins / Versions / Installations

    You are being detected:

    > Because you probably use same style of writing same words etc;
    > Make new profiles without aging them and posting straight away;
    > Backing up your post too hard;


    Don't be so greedy take time while crafting replies, don't make spelling mistakes in same words or something try different styles, agent switcher + change ip (REMEMBER NOT TO CHANGE IP BY FREE PROXY'S OR SOMETHING PROXYS CAN BE DETECTED) swap around other variables when posting.

    Here you go some sites to check what they can see.

    browser-information.online-domain-tools[.]com

    mybrowserinfo[.]com/detail.asp?bhcp=1

    detectmybrowser[.]com

    Take care need any help PM or post back.
     
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  6. CoolAmp

    CoolAmp Registered Member

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    you can just buy a block of ips from your internet service provider. i have about 15 that i pay about $8 a month through at&t uverse.
     
  7. SillyWalks

    SillyWalks Junior Member

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    Thanks for the info I will try out your tips and see if it helps. Just got 3 big threads of mine deleted that I was making good money on :(

    Maybe I reply too quickly and too much on my own threads so it looks suspicious, will try take it a bit more easy with more time between replies etc...
     
  8. mrblackjack

    mrblackjack Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Use a crowdsourcing service, and hire some users to do this for you. It will be much more random, varied & cost-effective than wasting your own time on this hiding techniques you adopted and that clearly not working.
     
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  9. GravityBucks

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    try a vpn service with more layers of security when you switch between locations. I have seen different vpns work and some dont.
     
  10. puneetas3

    puneetas3 Senior Member

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    Just adding it here if it will be helpful to you. Actually you can also access the username of computer through browser. So as long as you login from same computer username, it can also be pointed out to you. I doubt if the forum use that technique, but paypal does. So try creating 4-5 user accounts on your computer and use one forum user per computer user and see if that works for you.
     
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  11. AutomationSorcerer

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    If I had to guess, it's due to one of the following:

    1. Somehow the X-Forwarded-For header is being passed through, revealing your real IP. (Use a site to check what request headers are being received).
    2. Whatever IP range you're using is using a very small subnet. This is common in commercial internet lines. I had an operation once where we discovered that resetting the IPs on our business line modems only gave us IPs within two class c subnets. An intelligent system (or administrator) would notice the pattern of the posts consistently falling in these two subnets, and then just block the two subnets entirely.

    The solution we ended up using was residential lines instead of commercial lines. However since I'm assuming you're paying for the VPN/IP service, run some tests to see how big the range of possible IPs is, and if it's small; consider switching to another provider.
     
  12. Debian

    Debian BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    Sounds like an HMA product to me.
     
  13. AutomationSorcerer

    AutomationSorcerer Registered Member

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    Had to google that, but that reminded me of another possibility. Well known/popular services tend to end up with their IP ranges on blacklists. So don't discount that possibility either.
     
  14. q7trade

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    whats an agent switcher?
     
  15. poolson

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    flash can allow detection of certain things. as can java. a lot has been mentioned already. can add to that "installed fonts". all of those things can form a fingerprint of sorts that can be used to make a determination if the same person is behind certain posts.
     
  16. iporndaily

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    They probably see something like VPN or Virtual Port or something similar in your host name.
     
  17. Aske_senteria

    Aske_senteria Junior Member

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    one of the best options is to use virtual machines + proxy/vpn
     
  18. Sweepers

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    Obviously, your MAC Address is the main culprit here.
     
  19. deancow

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    No.
    Websites can't see your mac
     
  20. CrackFantasy

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    Flash cookie maybe? Idk try to clean ur browser with ccleaner