A proxy server is the link between users and the Internet. Proxy server – a server that is constantly on the Web, transmitting all user computer requests to the network, and sends the received responses back.
The proxy server of your Internet service provider significantly speeds up your Internet experience. Why is this happening? Yes, because it is not uncommon for a large number of different clients of the same provider to use the same sources. Certain files, sites can be uploaded by other people, and is located in a temporary storage (cache), so the page loads much faster from a proxy server than from an Internet server.
Certain proxy servers make it possible to hide your IP address, thereby giving you the opportunity to visit sites incognito, access FTP archives. Continue reading
Destination of proxies and NAT
A proxy server is designed to mediate between a workstation and a worldwide network.
The proxy computer passes user requests through itself and then returns the results received from Inetrnet. This is a kind of “trustee”, contributing to the simultaneous access of all machines on the local network to the Internet. At the same time, the administrator setting up the grid is relieved of the need to assign an IP address to each individual point, build a complex routing scheme, and contact the provider for an additional (usually paid) service.
In addition to unnecessary troubles and unjustified high cost with methods that, fortunately, are already a thing of the past, the level of data security in LAN is lost, making each computer a potential target for virus attacks and hacker hacks. In addition, due to the lack of centralized management, the administrator will have to worry about the control of each individual station. And, by the way, with the second method of setting the LAN access to the Internet, you also need an additional program to the main computer, which will route packets, but, unlike proxies, transmitting real IP-clients of clients. Continue reading
When comparing the degree of protection of client programs of Yandex.Money and Webmoney payment systems, it turned out that the latter offers more reliable means of protecting client data. However, in addition to this, both systems offer their customers online payment methods.
Since many users in modern conditions rely on network applications, this type of payment is becoming increasingly popular. It does not require software installation on a home computer, can work with any operating system and does not bind the user to a separate workstation.
Webmoney keeper light
The classic client of the Webmoney payment system has serious protection against unauthorized access and disposal of client funds. Let’s find out what degree of protection the network version of this application offers – Webmoney Keeper Light. The entire protection system of Webmoney Keeper Light is based on the use of personal certificates that are stored in a special browser repository. In the process of registration, the user receives the appropriate certificate necessary to gain access to their funds and conduct operations. Continue reading