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Secure your internet connection at Starbucks
Authored by: honer123 on Aug 31, '07 05:09:09AM
To build on mematron's comment, using Squid on the other end of the tunnel will truely hide all of your web surfing traffic. I say this because if you use the method he mentioned where you send your web traffic through a SOCKS connection, you will still send your DNS requests out to the local DNS servers. So they may not be able to see what your surfing, but they will be able to see that you are surfing, or whatever.
The way to avoid this is to set up Squid on the SSH server you are connecting to, then tell your browser to use a proxy of localhost at 3128(Squid's default port). If you can set up and connect to an SSH box, then you can set up Squid. Not too hard to configure at all, and as a result all of your traffic to the web is truely hidden.

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