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Re: [tor-talk] Firefox with Tor on Android?



It appears that the the NSA was trying to put backdoors into google play
according to some recent news articles.

On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Jens Lechtenboerger <
tortalk@informationelle-selbstbestimmung-im-internet.de> wrote:

> On 2015-05-21, at 09:27, Nathan Freitas wrote:
>
> > On Wed, May 20, 2015, at 03:44 PM, Jens Lechtenboerger wrote:
> >
> >> On 2015-05-19, Nathan Freitas wrote:
> >>
> >> > Have you tried the latest "Apps VPN" feature that tunnels all
> >> > device traffic through Tor without root?
> >>
> >> I just tried that with 15.0.0-RC-3, but failed to get VPN working.
> >> If I klick “Apps” first, and start Tor afterwards, no circuit gets
> >> built.  In the log I repeatedly see “The connection to the SOCKS5
> >> proxy server at 127.0.0.1:10720 just failed.”
> >
> > That is the way to do it (click Apps first, then start Tor). Make sure
> > to disable all root, transparent proxying options, and also flush/remove
> > all transproxy rules in the "Debug" section of Orbot settings.
>
> I did that, but without success.
>
> The logs show something like the following:
> WARN The connection to the SOCKS5 proxy server at 127.0.0.1:10853
> just failed. Make sure that the proxy server is up and running.
>
> The mentioned socks port is open, in addition to 9050.
> Port 9050 is an IPv4 socket, while 10853 is an IPv6 one.
>
> When I capture the traffic, on the loopback interface I see that SYN
> packets to 127.0.0.1:10853 are immediately answered by RST.
> Indeed, with telnet I can connect to port 10853 on ::1, but not on
> 127.0.0.1 (connection refused).
>
> Frankly, this is entirely new to me.  On my GNU/Linux PC such a
> different handling of ::1 and 127.0.0.1 is not visible to me.
>
> If I’m not mistaken, either the proxy should bind to 127.0.0.1 or
> Socks5Proxy in torrc.custom needs ::1.
>
> Best wishes
> Jens
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