IMON redundant when using encrypted anonymous proxies ?

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  1. Defenestration

    Defenestration Registered Member

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    I sometimes use an encrypted anonymous proxy where all the traffic is encrypted between my machine and the proxy. I'm guessing IMON would not come into play here because it would only see encrypted data. Instead I would be relying on AMON to "save" me if need be.

    I'm pretty sure I'm right, but just wanted to double check ?
     
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    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    Correct ;) :D
     
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    If your proxy connection is directly from the browser (i.e. you are using HTTPS encryption) then this is true. If you are using a proxy client (like JAP or Tor) then IMON should still be able to scan the non-encrypted traffic between the proxy client and the browser.
     
  4. Defenestration

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    I have it set-up so that the browser talks to Proxomitron, which in turn talks the the Anonymizer Total Net Shield Proxy. The Total Net Shield Proxy encrypts/decrypts all the internet traffic to/from the PC.

    Because IMON is embedded at the WinSOCK level, which the TotalNet Shield proxy is above (in the protocol stack), then IMON will only see encrypted traffic, and so cannot filter it.
     
  5. flyrfan111

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    Just a reminder if you are using Sygate's firewall you should switch firewalls since you are using a proxy.
     
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