busted!

klusta

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just got busted by the IT geeza at work for downloadin too much fileage from the net. Damn they giv me a new 2gig pc with a soundcard and cd burner and I'm now restricted on my downloads :cry:

anyway I can mask my pc movements?
 

1992

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Can you get back at the IT geezer? If you could somehow force him to listen to techstep that would certainly fix his wagon.:burn:
 

V Matt

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Originally posted by klusta
:cry:, they've just been round the pcs in our dept and changed the IP addresses to permenant one's aswell (whatever that means).
It means that whenever you try and go on the internet from now on, all you'll get is a load of guff from someone banging on about hardcore and how crap almost everything else, especially techstep is :D

They did the same thing to me the bastards. Even reading new forums like this one didn't help, it just gets everywhere.
 
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klusta

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Originally posted by 1992
Can you get back at the IT geezer?

what the fuck is the point in that? put my job further on the line? erm I don't really want to do that, specially as it fuels me buyin more techstep :slayer:

your a nutbar 1993 (+ 1 year for silly comments from now on)
 

1992

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freeagent, what does the free proxy do? I'm not clued up on server things.
 

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it kinda maskes your computer's identity, so that when you browse to a page on the web, it actually appears as if the proxy machine is doing the browsing. So if I came to dnbforum.com without a proxy, it would log my ip address (the little IP: logged thing in the bottom right of all the posts) and cookie (kinda leave a file behind with username/password/settings etc.) my computer. If I do it through the proxy server like the one linked up there, the proxy server's ip address would be logged and it would be cookied. Thus, it masks your identity. Corporations use proxy servers internally to allow computers behind it (that is, inside the network behind the protection of the proxy server) to access the internet. I used to use one when I had a shell account and a 14.4 modem to surf to different parts of the internet that my shell-provider blocked at its routers, such as p0rn newsfeeds and renegade BBS. I could use it in conjunction with some online network tools to h4x0r someone's computer or website, flame someone (don't know if I should be telling you this!), or post on forums as someone else, and be virtually untraceable in all instances.

Hope that helps.
 

1992

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So its a legitamate application that is more famously used for malicious activities.
 

freeagent

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sorta. most proxies are open on the inside, not on the outside, for just such reasons. Anonymous internet proxies are rare these days - there are a lot of pay ones though, such as http://www.anonymizer.com/index.shtml , that attempt to offer anaoymous email, surfing, etc. On the same note, www.hushmail.com offers free, anonymous email accounts.
 

klusta

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lol, just had this email

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Hello All,

Please can I remind you that internet access is provided for "Business" use and should not be abused. We are happy for you to look at sites for personal use in moderation.

Please remember that viewing of adult sites is not allowed on company machines and excessive use of internet bandwidth downloading music or listening to radio stations is also prohibited.

Thankyou for your co-operation in this matter.

The IT Department

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oops :oops:
 
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