Identity Cloaker


We will protect you from Internet spies and prying eyes!

The technology used to cause you harm is becoming more and more affordable and widespread among the bad guys. What was restricted to intelligence agencies and law enforcement just a few years ago, is now available on the open market. The danger is *very* real and far more serious than you may think. Obviously, we can not protect you from every possible threat on the Internet. But we will do our best to help you survive the Wild Wild West. And we will do more than that!

What is Identity Cloaker?

In short, Identity Cloaker could be defined as an “Internet Privacy Protection Service”. Its main goal is to protect your privacy by encrypting the data sent over the Internet in the most vulnerable part of the data transmission path, and by hiding your physical location and IP address from the prying eyes. There are, however, more advantages…

Do you want to see a website that is normally blocked by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or network administrator, or that can not be viewed from your country? Do you manage Internet marketing campaigns targeted to specific geographical locations through IP address based content delivery and want to see the advertisements exactly as your potential customers in different countries see them? Identity Cloaker can help you with that too.

What is Identity Cloaker *NOT* ?

1. Identity Cloaker is not a “Free Proxy Server Service”.

Identity Cloaker is not some rubbish free proxy service that hands you a huge list of so called free proxy servers, that are either overloaded, not working, or even infected by viruses and other nasty stuff. We do not rely on rubbish and neither should you! Instead, IdentityCloaker.com operates its own growing network of private servers around the world.

It’s also important to note that free proxy servers are not usually free at all. In most situations the administrators of the physical server computers do not even know they are running a proxy server. They simply either misconfigured some proxy server software they intended to install for their own needs, or their server had been compromised by a hacker who then installed such a proxy server software and probably caused some more evil along the way.

There are also reports of some free proxy servers being directly owned by the bad guys. They may be owned by hackers operating on their own, and sometimes even in organized gangs. They use such free proxy servers as a lure that helps them in phishing attacks, gather your web surfing habits, steal your sensitive information sent through such servers etc. The risk is too high!

2. Identity Cloaker is not a “Web Based Proxy Service”.

Web based proxy services (those websites you visit and enter the URL address you want to access into a form field provided on such a website), are usually Perl or PHP scripts that hide your IP address. To use them, you must change your surfing habits and they do not work in every situation because they have to rewrite the source html code – for example to change image paths. This very often results in problems.

Not every page is displayed, or is displayed incorrectly. SSL protected websites (those whose address in the URL bar starts with https://) and websites needing authentication, such as membership websites, work rarely. Web proxies can easily be blocked by network administrators. And even if their domain is not blocked (yet), the transferred data is unencrypted and it’s easy for the network admin to recognize what you do with such a service.

Imagine a situation when you want to visit a website that’s normally blocked. You use web proxy and visit the blocked web through it. However, the network administrator (or your Internet Service Provider, boss, spouse or hacker…) can see you visited the web proxy website – but they can also see what you were doing when using it! They can find out the visited websites and see the transferred data. The consequences could be dire. Web based proxy services offer a very low level of safety. They hide your IP address and allow you to access *some* websites you normally could not. But that’s about it.

3. Identity Cloaker is not “volunteer dependent”.

Some anonymity networks and privacy protection services, including the popular TOR, rely on volunteers which results in unpredictable quality of service, usually resulting in very low data transfer speeds and temporal malfunction. Although such services can very often offer a great level of security, they are intended mostly for transferring relatively small amount of data.

By design, such services are generally unsuitable for everyday use and for any services with high bandwidth requirements such as streaming radio or video etc. They are also mostly intended for power-users only, their complexity makes it difficult to use for the average computer user.

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