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Who killed Proxyham?

July 14, 2015

Earlier this month, security researcher Benjamin Caudill unveiled a new, cheap anonymizing device called Proxyham that set the security press a-buzz.

Caudill noted that while technologies such as TOR can provide a certain level of anonymity, there exists “a fundamental flaw”: the direct relationship between IP address and physical location.

Proxyham’s promise: to enable whistleblowers, dissidents or anybody who seeks anonymous connectivity (including, of course, criminals) to connect to a Wi-Fi spot that’s up to 2.5 miles away.

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