Hiding internal IP from the internet through Squid proxy

Did you know our internal IP address could be advertised all over the internet through your proxy, or even better yet with no proxy. Do you want to now how to check?

This site will tell you what information your header is passing out, including your internal IP address.

http://www.ip-adress.com/what_is_my_ip/

An easy way to fix this it to add the following into your Squid config:

forwarded_for off

Then reload your squid configuration:

sudo squid3 reload
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About Paul Cardelli, CISSP
Cyber Security Analyst, and computer guru

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