[tor-talk] wget - secure?

Runa A. Sandvik runa.sandvik at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 05:01:51 UTC 2012

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 7:27 PM,  <torsiris at tormail.net> wrote:
> Hi,


> I saw a conversation about wget and I'm wondering if wget is save to use.
> I know about DNS leaking but could there be another privacy concern?
> Can wget put the real IP in a header for example? I guess it can't but
> does someone know for sure?

According to a table on https://code.google.com/p/torsocks/, wget is
not 100% safe to use with Tor and it does leak DNS.

Runa A. Sandvik

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