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Kernel Socks Bouncer

KSB26 (Kernel Socks Bouncer) is Linux Kernel 2.6.x loadable module that redirects TCP connections (to user-defined target hosts) through SOCKS 4/5 chains in a completely transparent way. It uses a character device to pass SOCKS 4/5 and the target IP addresses to the Linux kernel. This is obviously quite useful if you want to transparently tunnel certain things through a given proxy to remain anonymous, or if you want to be able to sniff certain network traffic transparently.

Recent releases

  •  19 Nov 2005 15:59

    Release Notes: This release adds a small bugfix and support for a default socks list in ksb26manager (useful if you use TOR).

    •  29 Sep 2005 09:56

      Release Notes: A feature for redirecting connections directed to all IPs was added and some small bugs were fixed.

      •  10 Jun 2005 17:33

        Release Notes: A feature to redirect only connection to specific target host's ports has been added. Now the userspace manager is able to detect device major and to create correct entry in /dev. Some small bugs have been fixed.

        •  09 May 2005 09:12

          Release Notes: The kernel patch was removed. Only the loadable kernel module is supported now. This means that users no longer need to recompile their kernels. Some small bugs were fixed and a new version of the userspace manager was released.

          •  17 Apr 2005 14:42

            Release Notes: Experimental support for socks v4 has been added. Small bugfixes were made.

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