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Re: [tor-talk] DNS and DNSSec Questions
It depend where all those applications are hooked. If it only change system
settings it should not be a problem if you configured your applications
well because no DNS request sould be sent by "torified" client application.
On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Pasan tus cosas, siempre. <
> Hello, I have recently started using TOR and would like to understand and
> clarify some doubts:
> My DNS doubts:
> 1) If I use Norton ConnectSafe for Home (the cloud-based DNS Web filtering
> service); am I risking i) to loose my anonymity (i.e my IP, etc.) and/or
> ii) to be totally susceptible for my internet/Jitsi trafficto be captured
> and tracked by any attacker?
> 2) If I useOpenDNS Parental Control Solutions such as OPEN DNS Premium
> DNS or OPEN DNS Home; am I risking i) to loose my anonymity (i.e my IP,
> etc.) and/or ii) to be totally susceptible for my internet/Jitsi trafficto
> be captured and tracked by any attacker (Norton, my local network
> administrator, or any government)?
> 3) If I use alternatively theOPEN DNS DNSCryptfor Windows, (combined or
> not with 1 or any of 2); am I risking i) to loose my anonymity (i.e
> my IP, etc.) and/or ii) to be totally susceptible for my internet/Jitsi
> trafficto be captured and tracked by any attacker (Norton, my local
> network administrator, or any government)?
> 4) If I run TBBundle together with a Non-TOR say Chrome session, and a
> Non-TOR 'Forex application' session (i.e Metatrader or Saxobank); am I
> risking i) to loose my anonymity (i.e my IP, etc.) and/or ii) to be totally
> susceptible for my internet/Jitsi trafficto be captured and tracked by any
> attacker (Norton, my local network administrator, or any government)?
> I would like to mention that yesterday I received a note by
> help@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx saying thatI CAN use TBB alongside a Non-Tor
> session say in Chrome, if I keep them separate I would not loose anonymity.
> I feel this is
> totally wrong since my IP would be well established, and also my using of
> TOR. Hence, an attacker can 'own' me easily.
> 5) I would like to configure to be a relay though I saw in the Network Map
> that the people "relaying" were shown with their IP address and
> platforms detailed. Isn´t this dangerous, I mean, doesn't a person
> giving relay (obviously a Tor user) loose its anonymity by publishing
> his IP?
> See below:
> SandDune (Online)
> IP Address: 220.127.116.11
> Platform: Tor 0.2.2.35 (git-b04388f9e7546a9f) on Windows
> XP Service Pack 3 [workstation]
> Bandwidth: 55.90 KB/s
> Uptime: 21 hours 4 mins 52 secs
> Last Updated: 2012-05-22 17:49:50
> 6) Finally, would you recommend www.hushmail.com as a webmail service
> that respect -quite as Tor.org- our user anonymity?
> Well, my apologies for the long questionnaire....I thank you all very much
> in advance for your "liberation" drive.
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