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Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 10:14:31 +0100
From: Milan Berger <m.berger@...ject-mindstorm.net>
To: full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk
Subject: Re: Google Chrome 3.0.195.33 leaks DNS data
 queries outsitde of proxy if dns pre-fetching is enabled

> > Google Chrome ... DNS ... sent to the system's configured DNS cache.
> that is why #1 at top of big red WARNING box about using Tor properly
> says: https://www.torproject.org/download.html.en#Warning
> "1. Tor only protects Internet applications that are configured to
> send their traffic through Tor — it doesn't magically anonymize all
> your traffic just because you install it. We recommend you use Firefox
> with the Torbutton extension."
> 
> the only way to avoid DNS leaks despite most application configuration
> is a transparent Tor proxy that intercepts all DNS and TCP at the
> network layer and performs a redirect to the Tor Tcp and DNS Ports.
> (see man page.)

Bullshit.
Tor proxies are
a) not the best way
b) many apps like firefox enable using proxy for dns as well as other
connections.

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Kind Regards

Milan Berger
Project-Mindstorm Technical Engineer

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