How to setup a private Tor Bridge with OBFS4Proxy

The Tor Network is a powerful tool for browsing the internet anonymously and evading online censorship and web filters. Unfortunately some organizations have developed technology that makes it difficult to access the Tor Network. This tutorial explains how to create your own private Tor Bridge to bypass these restrictions. This tutorial focuses on configuring a tor bridge server, it does not explain the basics of running a Linux Server and it assumes that you have basic Linux shell knowledge....

May 19, 2020 Β· 8 min Β· Catgirl

How to read encrypted Google Chrome cookies in C#

Recently at work I needed to write a few bots/scrapers for websites that do not have an official API or bot support. Emulating browser-based logins without triggering anti-bot checks is challenging, to get around this issue, we login from a web browser on the Windows Server and copy its cookies from the SQLite Database storing them. This blog post explains how to read encrypted Google Chrome cookies in C# programs....

April 18, 2020 Β· 5 min Β· Catgirl

Mozilla's implementation of DNS over HTTPS in Firefox and their claims are misleading at best...

Recently Mozilla finalized their implementation of DNS over HTTPS in Firefox. This protocol would improve internet users’ privacy and security while using Firefox. A change in their implementation means that many of the privacy and security benefits of DNS over HTTPS go away for Firefox users. A history of DNS over HTTPS March 2018: Mozilla begins testing an implementation of DNS over HTTPS. October 2018: RFC8484 was published by the IETF to describe the encrypted DNS System known as DNS over HTTPS....

February 27, 2020 Β· 6 min Β· Catgirl