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Use SSH for more secure browsing in public networks

Aug 02, 2011, 08:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dominik Zajac)

[ Thanks to linuxaria for this link. ]

"In the time of free wifi and free internet connections in every hotel, bar or cafe you should be sure your connections are secure. In some cases you can't trust the connection but you need to go online and read some mails or share some documents. In this case some basic tools like SSH and Firefox can help you to build an secure connection to an known computer in the internet you can trust (for example your own root server).

"To make more clear what I am talking about i created this small diagram to make it more easy for me to explain what I am doing with this SSH connection and how I can benefit from it."

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