Anonymous Port Scanning : Nmap + Tor + ProxyChains

How to perform an anonymous port scanning with Nmap through Tor Network, using ProxyChains. And how to get round a situation where scan fails, because Tor endpoints are blocked.

HowTo : Install Tor on Linux - Ubuntu/Debian/Mint etc.

This guide describes how to install Tor Client on Debian based systems like Linux Mint, Ubuntu etc.

Tor or The Onion Router - is an encrypted network that can route your traffic through relays, making the traffic appear to come from exit nodes.

Encrypt DNS Traffic With DNSCrypt

This tutorial describes how to install and set up DNSCrypt on Debian based systems, like Linux Mint, Ubuntu etc.

DNSCrypt Proxy - is a tool for securing communications between a client and a DNS resolver.

It encrypts DNS requests using the DNSCrypt Protocol and pass them to an upstream server, by default OpenDNS.

HowTo : Use a Proxy on the Linux Command Line

To use a Proxy on the Linux command line, you can set the environment variables http_proxy, https_proxy or ftp_proxy, depending on the traffic type.

These variables are used by almost all Linux command line utilities such as ftp, wget, curl, ssh, apt-get, yum and others.