Re: IP Address security

From: Armin Krawinkel (geschrei_at_gmx.at)
Date: 04/27/03


Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2003 21:39:53 GMT

Colonel Flagg announced in
<MPG.1915d06d6d27b2a989966@news.charter.net>:

> In article <Y2Tqa.40561$v62.431265@news.chello.at>, geschrei@gmx.at
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>> Lau Kam To announced in <b8gbds$sti8@imsp212.netvigator.com>:
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>> > Hi folks,
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>> > Are there freewares/sharewares available for download that could
>> > prevent disclosing my IP address?
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>> trying to hide your ip address is silly and impossible
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> It's easy to hide your IP address by going through proxies.
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the proxy knows your ip then. you cannot hide your ip because then
packets that should go to your machine would not know where you are.
apart from that not all protocols are proxyable (is that a word?)

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