Hiding Your IP and Circumventing Censorship
So now we know we need to add something in between ourselves and the things we are trying to visit. There are a varieties of ways to do that, but the most important bit is that we are able to trust the hops we are using, because a malicious hop is almost as bad as no hop at all.
First, some vocab.
- Port Forward
- Dark Web
- Define all the vocab words.
Circumventing Proxies and Going Right to the Source
Remember honey tokens? Or just malware. That calls home real nice. There's also a fine line in the middle refered to by some as a "Network Investigative Tool" which is basically just a system profiler that calls home and deletes itself.
What Can Be Done with an IP
- Identify general location
- DDOS their router
- Hack their Router
- Court orders to ISPs
- Threaten to give it to police so they can go get a court order