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28. Virtual Private Network or VPN

Sanjib Sinha

(1)Howrah, West Bengal, India

From the very beginning I try to emphasize one thing. Ethical hacking starts with one single concept: anonymity .

You first must ensure that you’re anonymous. You have left no trace behind your back. Your whole journey is hidden and no one can trace your route later.

We have discussed “Tor” browser and “proxy chains”. We have seen how we can use them. Another very important concept in this regard is virtual private network or VPN, for short.

It basically deals with the DNS server settings. A DNS server normally checks the traffic filtering. So if you can change your DNS server ...

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