Proxies are still a good idea, when used with proxychains. Being able to configure nmap, hydra, telnet, etc to run with the socks4/5 is nice. However for web browsing, tor is a great idea, as well as a vpn. Configure your settings to either You > VPN > Tor or the harder way of You > Tor > VPN
I don't care how ‘secure’ your systems are. If you have stupid people running them and using them, you can't win.
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