Category Archives: Networking


How to Proxify Applications with Tor, Torsocks and Torify

By | August 17, 2020

Many applications do not directly support the use of socks proxy. It is not possible to configure them in anyway to use a proxy server. Torsocks enables such applications to use the Tor Socks proxy. It automatically routes all network requests made by a certain application through the Tor proxy. The manual page defines Torsocks… Read More »

Tcpdump Tutorial – How to Sniff and Analyse Packets from Commandline

By | August 10, 2020

Tcpdump Tcpdump is a commandline network analyzer tool or more technically a packet sniffer. It can be thought of as the commandline version of wireshark (only to a certain extent, since wireshark is much more powerful and capable). As a commandline tool tcpdump is quite powerful for network analysis as filter expressions can be passed… Read More »