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How to Check the Security of Proxy Servers

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

There are very few things in life that are truly free, and when it comes to free proxy services, it’s a good idea to know just what that “free” services actually costs you.

A recent study of 443 free proxy servers by Austrian security researcher Christian Haschek ended with the conclusion that free is not necessarily a good thing, at least when it comes to the majority of proxy servers analyzed in the study. Web proxies come in different flavors but the two groups that you will encounter the most are proxies that you use on web pages and proxies that you add to your browser directly.

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