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The difference between HTTP and Socks proxy

February 24, 2021 0 Comments

As there is a massive rise in proxies’ usage for carrying out internet tasks, vendors have introduced various types of proxies over the years. In this article, you will discover significant differences between HTTP proxies and Socks proxies, which should ease your decision-making process when deciding which proxy to use over the other. Knowing the […]

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How to setup a proxy in firefox

5 simple steps to set up a proxy on Firefox

February 23, 2021 0 Comments

Open Firefox and click on the burger icon in the top right corner of your browser and select “options”. Search for “proxy” and click to open the settings Select “Manual proxy configuration”, this should be the fourth option you see. Provide the details of your proxy and click “ok”, for this example we will be […]

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Are free proxies safe

Free proxies are not safe to use! (unless with caution)

February 22, 2021 0 Comments

We here at ProxyScrape have been providing a free proxy list for quite a while now, but admittingly we have to say that free proxies aren’t always safe to use. This is because free proxies do not always provide the anonymity you did expect while browsing the internet and might be malicious. They can be […]

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How to use a proxy on windows 10

How to set up a proxy on windows 10 in 3 simple steps

February 21, 2021 0 Comments

Open the windows proxy settings by clicking here or simply search for “proxy settings” in Windows. Once the proxy settings are open, enable the “Use a proxy server” inside the settings. Finally, put the details of your proxy inside the “address” and “port” input field and click save. Now all the programs on your windows […]

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What are residential proxies and why should you use them?

What are residential proxies and why do you need them?

February 20, 2021 0 Comments

What are residential proxies Residential proxies are proxies that directly come from an ISP and are most often located on personal devices. Because the proxies are located on a personal device, unlike datacenter proxies, which are located at a data center, they are less likely to be detected as a proxy. Since the proxies are […]

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Proxy with chrome

How to setup a proxy on Google Chrome

February 19, 2021 0 Comments

Most articles will suggest you change the windows proxy settings to use a proxy on Google chrome. The problem with changing your windows settings is that all programs will start using the proxy you have configured. This article will explain in a few simple steps how to use a proxy on google chrome without changing […]

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transparent vs anonymous vs elite proxies

Proxy anonymity levels: transparent vs anonymous vs elite proxies

February 18, 2021 3 Comments

There are three different proxies: transparent, anonymous, and elite. When proxies are communicating with websites, they can send two different headers. These are X-Forwarded-For and Via. The information in these headers is different for each of the three types of proxies and is how you tell them apart. Some proxies offer more privacy by not […]

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Ad Verification with Residential Proxies

Ad Verification with Residential Proxies

February 16, 2021 1 Comment

In an era where digital advertising has become popular among advertisers, advertisement fraud on the internet is rising. A hefty sum of the advertiser’s money is being wasted on ad impressions that do not reach the target audience, not correctly displayed in the user’s browsers, or appear on fraud websites. In 2020, for instance, the […]

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