Intercepting proxy server

Intercepting proxy combines a proxy server with a gateway or router (usually with NAT capabilities). Connections made by client browsers through gateway will be used for the proxy without client-side configuration (or often knowledge). Connections can also be diverted from a SOCKS server or proxies other circuit-level. Intercepting proxies are also commonly known as “transparent” […]

Beware From Hostile proxy

Proxies may also be installed to listen to the flow of data between client computers and the web. All pages visited and all forms submitted, can be captured and analyzed by the proxy operator. For this reason, passwords to online services such as mailing info, credit card¬† and anything related to banking should always be […]

Anonymizing proxy server

By using anonymous proxy server a person cannot be identified online,anonymous proxy server generally attempts to anonymize web surfing. There are different kinds of anonymizers. One of the most common form is the open proxy. Because they are typically difficult to trace, open proxies are especially useful for those seeking anonymity¬† online, such as political […]

Content-filtering web proxy

Content-filtering web proxy server provides administrative control over the content that can be transmitted through the proxy. It is commonly used in both commercial organizations and non-commercial¬† to ensure that Internet usage adapts to the policy of acceptable use. In some cases, users can bypass the proxy, as there are services designed to proxy information […]

Web proxy

The most common use of a web proxy is to serve as a Web cache. Most proxy programs provide a means to deny access to URL specified in a blacklist, thus providing content filtering. This is often used in a corporate environment, education or library, and in any other place where content filtering is desired. […]

Caching proxy server

Caching proxy server accelerates service requests by gathering content saved from a previous request made by the same client or even other clients. The caching proxy to maintain local copies of frequently requested resources, allowing the big stores to significantly reduce their consumption of upstream bandwidth and cost, while significantly increasing performance. Most ISPs and […]

Proxy Server Explained

A proxy server is a server (a computer system or an application program) that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. A client connects to the proxy server, requesting some service, such as a file, connection, web page, or other resource, available from a different server. The proxy server […]