Hiding Web Traffic with SSH: How to Protect Your Internet Privacy against Corporate Firewall or Insecure Wireless
by Slava Gomzin
Booklet for anyone who wants to keep private and free of censorship Internet access. Step-by-step guide explains how to ensure security on public wireless network, escape the corporate firewall loggers, and avoid Internet proxy filters.
Topics include: using SSH for implementing encrypted tunnel, how to install OpenSSH server and client on different versions of Windows, establishing connectivity through Microsoft proxy using PuTTY and cntlm utilities, configuring Firefox to work through secure SSH tunnel, and more (Article: ~2,700 words).
Table of Contents includes:
3. Home Computer as a Server
OpenSSH Server Installation
OpenSSH Server Configuration
Internet Router Firewall
4. Work Computer as a Client
Installing and Configuring cntlm
Installing and Configuring PuTTY
Installing and Configuring Mozilla Firefox
Securing Wireless Connection
5. Testing Secure Connection
6. What’s Next?
About the Author
Slava Gomzin, CISSP, PCI ISA, PCIP, ECSP, Security+ has more than 15 years of professional experience in software development and security including
12 years in application development for retail industry and electronic payments,
10 years in .NET and SQL Server development,
6 years in application security and PCI compliance.
Slava Gomzin is Security Architect at Retalix USA. He lives in Dallas, Texas.
- Slava Gomzin, April 2012
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