How to Create a SSH Tunnel Through Your Seedbox IP (Proxy for Your Home PC) Faster torrents, high connectivity and seed-ability are notably the primary reasons why most of us opt to use a seedbox. Fair enough - but a seedbox (server) can be used to implement a variety of tasks that extend far beyond just torrenting. We’ll explain how you can run a SSH tunnel through your seedbox server, in order to use your seedbox’s IP address as a proxy on your local machine (home PC). And it works for most Internet apps that support SOCKS5 (web browser, IRC/MSN, even a home uTorrent client). Reasons/scenarios for how this can be applied • As a web proxy — You’ll be able to bypass any IP restrictions & firewalls, unblock certain websites, or torrent from college or work.
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DIVINA: Discovering Vulnerabilities of Internet Accounts#2 In 2012, Mat Honan found that his Twitter account had been hacked. When trying to figure out what happened, he found that not just his Twitter account was hacked, but also his Amazon account, his Gmail account, and his Apple account — meaning that all data in these accounts was lost. His iPhone was locked, and his Mac was wiped clean. All data was erased. As it turned out, Hackers were able to access his Amazon account. With the credit card numbers stored there, they could access his Apple account. How to conduct a security audit of your Google account February 18, 2014, 10:04 AM — Image credit: flickr/s2art The privacy dangers of Google go beyond what Google knows about you -- you may have given dozens of sites access to your Google account information without realizing it. Here's how to conduct a security audit of your Google account, and how to take action to keep it safe. There are a number of reasons you might have given a site access to your Google account.
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