If you are worried about anyone spying on your Internet browsing whether it be a hacker or the NSA yopu might be interested in a new device created by Adafruit that uses a Raspberry Pi mini PC at its core, and is called the Onion Pi Tor Proxy.
The Onion Pi Tor Proxy is a fun project for a rainy weekend that requires a Raspberry Pi, a USB WiFi adapter and Ethernet cable and enables you to create a low-power and portable Onion Pi Tor Proxy for privacy.
The Onion Pi Tor Proxy has been design dot re-route your internet traffic via a number of location s making it hard to track your location.
Your internet access via the Onion Pi Tor Proxy is routed through the Tor routing service, Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world. Tor explains a little more about their service:
“Tor prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.”
For full instructions on how to create your very own Onion Pi Tor Proxy, jump over to the Adafruit website.Filed Under: Gadgets News, Geeky Stuff