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Protecting Yourslef at WFii Public Locations From Network Owner Snooping

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by fiesta, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. fiesta

    fiesta Junior Member

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    Lets say you are away from home visiting parts of the underdeveloped world and need to keep working from public access like coffee shops and hotels, how do you protect yourself from the owner of the network snooping on you?
     
  2. roberteb

    roberteb Regular Member

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    I use SSH through Cygwin which is running on my XP machine. Through this encrypted tunnel I can RDP to any server / client on my network. It's a bit of a bugger to set up the ssh keys and cygwin but once done easy as pie to connect. I use securecrt from Vandyke to establish the tunnel.

    Plenty of decent guides online if you look on how to set it all up.

    Pretty secure from prying eyes if you're paranoid like me :)
     
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  3. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You did make the handshake (key exchange the first time you connected) from a secure line, right? ;) If not, a nice Man-In-The-Middle would be possible.
     
  4. wrangler

    wrangler Regular Member

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    You can't be all that paranoid if you are using XP
     
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    roberteb Regular Member

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    Not if you're using Server Host Authentication me thinks :)