How to install and use anonsurf on Kali Linux?

How To Install And Use Anonsurf On Kali Linux

Hello guys, In this article, we will see how to install and use anonsurf on Kali Linux. In the recent articles, we discussed vulnerability scanning using Nmap and Nikto, Bluetooth spoofing using spooftooph, and OpenVAS. While performing these scans or pen-testing, It is very important to hide your identity. We can hide our identity using a proxy or VPN. There is one more way to remain anonymous i.e. using anonsurf. Anonsurf is a tool to anonymize our system under TOR using IPTables.

Also read: How to install and use sherlock in Kali Linux?

Download anonsurf on Kali Linux

Open a terminal window by using Ctrl+Alt+T and execute the apt command to download anonsurf by cloning anonsurf from the GitHub repository:

git clone https://github.com/Und3rf10w/kali-anonsurf.git
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Now, Change the directory to where anonsurf is downloaded by executing the following command:

cd kali-anonsurf/
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Then, Install anonsurf using the command mentioned below. Press Y to confirm when prompted.

sudo ./installer.sh
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Anonsurf is installed successfully. Now, Start anonsurf by running the following command:

sudo anonsurf start
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To change the identity using tor, Execute the following command:

sudo anonsurf change
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To check your current IP address, execute the following command:

sudo anonsurf myip
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To check the status, Run the following command:

sudo anonsurf status
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To stop anonsurf, execute the following command:

anonsurf stop
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To know more about anonsurf, You can refer to the help page by running the following command:

anonsurf help
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Summary

So, We discussed how to install and use anonsurf to change our identity while doing pen-testing tests. But we can never be completely anonymous, anonsurf keep us relatively more anonymous and it is very useful for beginners as it automatically configures proxies. Thank you for reading!

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