Posts Tagged ‘virtualbox’

How to Chain VPN Servers

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

This is sort of a complicated procedure, but it still sounds like it would be an interesting experiment, none the less.

VPN Chaining is a technique in which multiple virtual private network (VPN) servers are chained to improve online privacy while on the Internet. Basically, what it means is that you are not connecting to a single VPN but to multiple ones in a layered system that looks like Your PC > 1st VPN > 2nd VPN > Internet. Before we take a look at the how, we should discuss why you would want to do that. One argument is that you cannot trust any of the VPN providers out there.


Windows 10 PCs Phone Home Even After Privacy Hardening

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

This might help to explain why Microsoft can afford to essentially give their newest operating system away for free.

When you install Windows 10 on a new PC or upgrade an existing version of Windows to the new operating system, you get the option to customize select preferences or use the defaults instead. If you select to customize, you get the option to disable three pages full of features related to privacy. While that is a good start at limiting Windows 10’s hunger for data, it is nowhere near sufficient to keep the operating system from talking with Microsoft servers regularly.


Manage your VirtualBox VMs via the Web with phpVirtualBox

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

This sounds like an interesting program to have around …

Generally speaking, if it is a web-based tool that starts with “php” (such as phpMyAdmin or phpLDAPadmin) you know that tool is going to make your administrative life a lot easier. Such is the case with a php-based tool created to help you manage all of your VirutalBox VMs from a single tool, from anywhere (so long as said “anywhere” is accessible from, you guessed it, anywhere).