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How To Become Anonymous Online (Step By Step)
thetechpoint.xyz/how-to-become-anonymous-online
March 2, 2020
Hi, The objective of this article is to discuss
the tools and techniques about how to become
anonymous online. However, the objective of
writing this article is to summarize all these
other things tools and techniques that you can
use to achieve the anonymous status in 2020. So
these are the topics that we will cover the basic
foundation or the intro of the anonymity the
tools or techniques, for example, the VPN, TOR,
Whonix, Tails, and the difference between
them. The drawbacks of each and the advantages
of each you know tools and technique. What is
Anonymity? There is nothing wrong to be anonymous
and controlling your privacy if you are doing
legitimate business. There are mean several ways
to do this. Lets start with the VPN first. how
to Become anonymous online by VPN
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Okay, so you might have heard the term VPN
before. VPN is the stand for the Virtual private
network. It is a technology that allows you to
connect to one or more computers by using a
private network from the public internet
connection. Your IP is just like your home
address and you use your IP assigned by the ISP
to connect with the other servers for computers
available from the internet or online. What VPN
does, VPN masks your IP with the one assigned by
them by the VPN service provider. Theyll mask
your IP with their own and then they will allow
you to browse the Internet or make the
connections between your machine to the class to
the machine server-side so this is the working
of a VPN. Working of VPN Think about it. You
want to communicate with a server you want to
open a website. lets say google.com. What you
will do you will open your browser and hit the IP
or the domain name what it does? The data
travels through the local network to the Internet
or public network, and from the public network
or Internet, it reaches the server end or the
destination end and then through the destination
and the server responds with the web page. A
similar thing goes with the chatting or any other
way of communication like sending files video
calling or whatever you do on the Internet. If
you do not use a VPN and then it goes like that.
But if you use a VPN then a VPN client hit the
VPN server first and then the VPN server marks to
your IP your Vs the user IP with an IP of their
own. Lets suppose if you want to change your
location to somewhere else -Germany UK or USA
the VPN service provider assigns that IP of their
own. They own that particular IP the own that
location server and then once you you have been
assigned the IP your data packets hit the
destinations server.
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The destination server thinks that somewhere from
the USA or the other location want to visit our
website. Then the server responds back and then
the VPN services server handles these. So this
is how the VPN marks your IP or this is how the
VPN works. Drawbacks of VPN There are several
drawbacks of the VPN as well. Lets see, for any
user VPN might be an easy setup since you just
need to download your VPN application and install
it on your device. But it has the drawback of
being monitored by the VPN service providers. As
they allow to use their private servers in
exchange for your data. There have been cases
where VPN service providers are monitoring the
data from their users for their benefits. In
that way, your communication is not all private
but be monitored by a VPN provider. So this is
the drawback of a VPN you can hide your identity.
But the VPN server provider can monitor what you
are doing online, what type of websites you are
visiting, what type of data you are
transferring. So not completely
anonymous. Become anonymous by TOR We are moving
towards another amazing technology called TOR,
TOR also called The Onion Router. It is a free
and open-source software for enabling anonymous
communication. It is designed to stop people from
tracking your browsing habits including
government agencies and corporations. The Onion
Router refers to the way that to protects
your data by wrapping it into multiple layers of
encryption like an onion. Working of TOR So this
is the typical working of a TOR browser. If you
install a tor browser then your TOR browser X as
a TOR client. whenever you hit a particular IP or
a particular destination or your TOR browser it
goes encrypted TOR network.
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However, there is an unencrypted signal to the
destination server. The destination server does
not know these send an IP or send a real
location. Because every time whenever you visit a
particular web site every time, TOR assigns you
a new IP. Because communication goes something
like this. There are several thousand servers
available over the internet that are part of the
TOR network and act as an exit relay. How it
works it is just like simple tor browser routes
all the web traffic to the Tor network. This is
the typical Network and it makes unable to reveal
your own identity as the image shows tour
consists of three-layer proxy layers like of an
onion. At first TOR browser connects at random to
one of publicly-listed and regards bounces
thought traffic through our randomly selected
middle relay. But is it beings being selected
even this particular relay doesnt know about the
middle relay. Whenever at all our transfer
information happens this middle relation it being
selected randomly. And finally, the traffic
directed that you know the traffic through the
third and final exit relay. So this is how TOR
protects the privacy or ensures the anonymity of
a user. Drawbacks of TOR Lets discuss the
drawback of TOR. Your ISP (Internet service
provider) can see that you are using tor.
However, the ISP can not see the activities you
are doing on the TOR network but is still it the
highest peak and raise an alarm situation or the
ISP thinks that you are doing something
suspicious. Another disadvantage of using the TOR
browser is that or not all your traffic or not
all your communication is hidden. For example,
only the websites or only the traffic, only the
communication that you will do on the TOR browser
is encrypted by the tor network. While other
applications for example, if you are using Skype
or any other software the data was not being the
data, will not be encrypted using the TOR
network. Because you have installed the TOR
client to use the Tor network. Become anonymous
by WHONIX
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Now we have WHONIX. It is one of my favorite and
amazing Linux distribution based on Debian. It
is used to provide anonymity privacy and security
while browsing the internet. It consists of two
main components. The first component is the
connects workstation. It is actually the desktop
machine that uses all the textual
applications. For example, web browsers, chatting
software, etc. While the second component of this
connects system is WHONIX getaway. It is the
only way for the WHONIX workstation to
communicate with the outside world through the
internet. Working of WHONIX We will see the
concept in the working phenomena structure of the
whonix. Both components in the whonix structure
the whonix workstation. And whonix gateway is the
VirtualBox, virtual machine appliances. So it
runs on any operating system that has a
VirtualBox. For example Windows host machine,
the Linux host, Mac OS or whatever the operating
system you use. But you need to install the
whonix in a VirtualBox. Virtual setup at first
virtual whonix workstation and gateway are
configured for host machine workstation
consists. As I said that the desktop application
routes of all its traffic to the Gateway which is
connected to the workstation that is whonix
gateway. Now Gateway is further connected with
the TOR network for accessing the internet
connects. Gateway is the only way for the
workstation to transmit the information. Through
the internet, because the workstation is an
isolated machine and theres no idea about its
own host IP and configuration. You can even see
in the picture that this network workstation is
our typical isolated machine. It does not know
the actual IP of this host machine it can only
communicate to the Internet by using its own
gateway. That is connected with the Tor network
as you can see in the picture.
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That all the traffic that goes through the
Gateway is terrifying. However, the host machine
does not participate in the whonix private
networks. And that is why it continues to use
its normal internet connection. Hence the traffic
is notified it is a huge advantage of isolating
the workstation from a network to keep an IP
address private. Even if any applications a
whonix workstation is compromised it is almost
impossible to reveal your IP address. Because it
does not know your IP this is how the whonix
works. it has two components workstation,
gateway workstation is the desktop that contains
all the applications. It is an isolated
machine. This gateway is connected with the
workstation get me is the only way to access the
Internet and it uses the TOR network. It has
everything being storified in the WHONIX power
station. Drawbacks of WHONIX Although WHONIX
provides transparency of your IP address it has
the unnoticeable disadvantage in terms of
physical security. If your host machine is ever
compromised, all the stored personal information
and your internet browsing activity could also be
discovered easily. So this is the only
disadvantage of using the tool. Think that if
someone gets access to your PC your laptop your
main Mac OS then these someone can see that you
are using connects for whatever the
purpose. Become anonymous by Tails
Now we are going to discuss tails. It is another
amazing concept. And it is the life system based
on the Debian-basedLinux operating system with
the aim top provide anonymity and privacy. If
your goal is to leave no trace of your activity
on MN the host machine, then yous should use
tails rather than WHONIX. You can start tails OS
on almost any computer from a USB device or even
a DVD.
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Tail cent is to tell tales just like WHONIX also
uses the advantage of the TOR network to
communicate with the internet. However it leaves
not race on the system you are using a live
system that does not create the history, does not
even save any file or folder or anything. Live
means it runs on a USB device all you have to do
is to download the live operating system. Write
it on a USB and then just simply plugin into a
machine, into a laptop PC or Mac. And then are
put it to use the live tails operating system
that uses the TOR network to connect with the
internet. The portability of this tails OS solves
the major drawback of the WHONIX operating
system. Because it leaves not races on the host
machine at all. So this is the typical working of
the tails and WHONIX. And the winner is? Whos
the winner? The question is what do you think the
best tool or technique on how to become
anonymous online. Well if you want to achieve the
complete anonymous status or anonymity online
then of core tail is the clear winner with all
the advantages or the other technology. However,
it depends on your usage as well I would
personally prefer WHONIX. If you dont have any
risk to be caught physically, obviously this
article is for educational purposes only. We
dont recommend or we dont encourage you to use
all you to involve in any illegal activity.
However yes it is you to judge the best platform
or best technology to stay anonymous. I have
compared all, for example, the VPN. The TOR
concept is amazing but using the TOR browser
only. Its not this complete solution you can use
WHONIX or tail to become anonymous online. So
this is it if the concept of the tools and
techniques to become anonymous. So if we have
discussed the technique and the tools that can be
used to be anonymous online. And the next level
we do you can see the link down below or above
that I have practically shown you how to
configure the WHONIX and tails so see you in this
article. To know more about technologies just
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