Anonymity Networks

Onion Tunnel

Onion Tunnel

Onion Tunnel is a simple tunnel app for tunneling every connection through TOR network. It is in my GitHub repository named OnionTunnel: https://github.com/mirsamantajbakhsh/OnionTunnel.

The idea of Onion Tunnel is taken from I2P. It opens a port on localhost for each Hidden Service but TOR does not have such thing. Instead, it opens a SOCKS5 Proxy to tunnel every connection through TOR.

This idea is great but it has a problem:

What if the application that wants to get traffic from TOR, does not support SOCKS5 proxy?

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K9

My Contribution in K9 Android Mail Client

My Contribution in K9 Android Mail Client

K-9 is an attractive, open-source email client for Android with support of IMAP, POP3, SMTP, and exchange protocols. Hence, this client does not support proxy feature. This problem is referenced in #704 #980 #2619. In this post I will talk about my contribution in K-9 project by adding SOCKs proxy feature, which can be used for connecting hidden mail services.

In previous post, I described about connecting Thunderbird, an open source email client for PC, to a hidden mail service. In this post I will talk about modifying K-9 mail and connecting Android client to the hidden mail service.

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