Secure Firefox and IM with PuTTY

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 1:24 AM EST

There are times when you want to connect to the Internet through unknown and/or insecure networks such as the local Panera or other WiFi hotspot. If you arenít careful, you might make it all too easy for someone to sniff your connection using Ettercap.

One of the best ways to secure your connection is to use a VPN, but that isnít always practical. So hereís a way to securely connect to the net using only an SSH client and a remote box that you control/trust.

At the Import This blog.

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