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Orbot: Tor- Anonymous On Android

Everyone wants to secure their privacy nobody want to share their privacy and information of their existing, so people want maximum privacy while they are browsing Internet they want to hide their identity by any means.
There are so many techniques available for both windows and Linux based operating system, but for this article these operating systems are not the point of consideration.

In this article we cover on how to remains anonymous when you are using Android operating system, i guess you have an idea about the simplest anonymous techniques like proxy surfing etc. 
Tor is originally designed, development and implemented for US navy now it is available for home user too. 

Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Tor is also available for windows, Linux/BSD, MAC, Maemo/N900 and android.

Orbot is a version of Tor for android OS, it an application that allows mobile phone users to access the web, instant messaging and email without being monitored or blocked by their mobile internet service provider. Orbot brings the features and functionality of Tor to the Android mobile operating system.

It provides:
  • Local HTTP proxy
  • Standard SOCKS4A/SOCKS5 proxy
  • Ability to transparently torify all of the TCP traffic on your Android device
Setting & Configuration

  • SOCKS 4A/5 proxy 127.0.0.1:9050
  • HTTP proxy 127.0.0.1:8118
  • Transparent proxying (on select devices)

For more information about orbot click here

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