Sunday, 14 September 2014

Ways to Hide IP address online

Every computer connected to internet has its own IP address allotted to it, this IP address is unique and can be easily traced back to that computer.
Privacy is a big concern among internet users. If you are concerned about your privacy or dont want to reveal your original identity and are searching for ways to hide your ip then you are at the right place.
In this post we are going to discuss some of the best ways to hide your ip address and keep your identity safe online.

The safest and most popular ways to hide your ip is by using a proxy server. A proxy server is a server that act as an intermediate between your computer and the network to which it is connected. So, when you are using a proxy server you are not directly communicating with the network you are sending the requests to Proxy server which in turn sends them to network and then it receive the response and show it back to you. Thus your IP is kept hidden from your network. 

Lets now discuss about type of Proxy servers:

Website based Proxy server

This is the simplest method. There are tons of website on internet that provide free and padi proxy services for users. These website doesn't require you to install any additional software on you computer. Here are the list of some of the most famous proxies.
Most of these websites provides a field to enter the URL of the website you want to open. Once you enter the URL they will establish a connection with the target site and will show the result to you. The only downside of these sites are that some of them doesn't offer SSL connection and you are often presented with annoying adds during your browsing session.

Browser Configured Proxy Servers:

There are many free open proxies that are available in internet. You can obtain the the IP address of one of these free proxy servers and can configure your browser to start using them directly. The only downside is slow connection and few bottlenecks.

VPN Services:

VPN services are one of the most trusted services to hide your IP and safeguard your data and identity over internet. Here is the list of few VPN services that you can try yourself.
For any queries and questions please feel free to comment.


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