How do I prevent my employer from knowing which websites I go on?

I don't know what program they use to watch us, but I know they do and some of us get busted for going on websites that are not work-related.

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JayaB32 years ago
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ddukhvalov2 years ago

lol @ morals

Ethics are where it's at

fartnocker7 years ago
 Dont. you are being payed to work, not surf the web
Proxie sites hide IP addresses so blocks dont work. Use one.
stormer11278 years ago
1 word... u3 its great 4 that
Packers Widow (author)  stormer11278 years ago
5 words... What are you talking about? It's called U3?
u3 is a type of flash drive that stores all ur personal information on it and wipes your traces on a computer including internet browsing
clich here for more info:
http://tinyurl.com/krtphg
lemonie8 years ago
Regardless of what program(s) they use, it's company hardware that is delivering web-data to your machine. Like stuff going through the mailroom if you're using company resources to send/receive things they can easily find out. L
paganwonder8 years ago
You can't and besides you aren't being paid to surf the web or job hunt so get back to work!!!
frollard8 years ago
While you're at work, you're using a connection owned by the employer. It is theft (by being paid while not working) to surf while working. Some jobs are slack enough to allow surfing so long as the work gets done - others rely on you doing whatever it is you do. If they have a good i.t. person - then there is nothing you can do to prevent their snooping. It is their computer. If you push harder, they can restrict you so tight you have calculator and quicken.
supplemental - my i.t. friend (secures government networks, has a huge company)...uses software that not only logs your history as it happens (so washing software doesnt work, theres a 2nd log) - it also takes screenshots at x intervals. They can watch what you're doing live The programs are more than invisible - they're completely undetectable.
Kiteman8 years ago
Only go online at home.
It is quite likely that the websites you visit are recorded not by a keylogger or other investigation of your individual desktop but by the main server watching as the URL you type is matched with the corresponding IP address.

If that is the case, the best you could do would be an encrypting proxy. But it
might look suspicious if you were encrypting your browsing.
http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/firefox_portable
https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/

How much would it hurt you to be looking for a new job right now?
fwjs288 years ago
don't go on naughty sites ;P
west49rules8 years ago
If your using Windows Internet Explorer just go to tools>Internet options>delete browsing history>delete all. Or if your using a diffrent browser download this its called cookie cleaner, it deletes all temporary user content like web pagegs in just i click http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/ hope it helps!\

Wes
Gamgee8 years ago
Do your work?