[Wolves] Securing web traffic with an SSL proxy

Re-LoaD reload at brum2600.net
Fri Feb 17 17:03:38 GMT 2006

Stuart Langridge wrote:
> If I'm in a hostile environment like a conference, I'm loath to use my
> stuff on the web because people could sniff passwords and whatnot.
> (Assume these things are not HTTPS.) Would it be possible to set up an
> HTTPS proxy which is itself password protected, and set that as the
> proxy server on my browser, so that all my connections seamlessly go
> (me at conference) ------https(secure)--------> proxy
> ------http(insecure)------->website
> and the connection between me and the proxy can't be sniffed?
> --
> sil
> <Cl0ckwork> i hate it when explorer crashes, losing my system tray,
> and irc is minized to it
> <slick> I hate when I kick a dog and then the owner see's me and I
> have to kill him
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is http the protocol you can use ? if not just tunnel over ssh to your 
box on the out side or your own https proxy on the outside..  kinda type 
of fashion :)


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