Test Tools

There may be things here you are not familiar with yet, such as DNS Leaks.  That will be covered in lessons, but we wanted to ensure there was a collection of useful tools for all maturity levels.


IP Test Sites

I usually check with two different tools every time I get online.  Some of these have other useful tools on their pages that you might want to explore as well.

IP Leak (Comprehensive, gives IP, DNS, Torrent, Browser fingerprints)

What Is My IP

Check IP

IP Lookup

What is my IP Address


DNS Leak Sites

DNS Leak Test  (Gives 2 levels of testing)

IP Leak (Comprehensive, gives IP, DNS, Torrent, Browser fingerprints)


SSL Grader Add-On

From Calomel.org. This is a fantastic tool for showing the security of your webpage.

Browser Unique Fingerprints & Comprehensive Testing

Shields Up!

By Gibson Research Corp (GRC).  A comprehensive probe of your system to display vulnerabilities.  GRC is a leader in digital privacy.

Panopticlick by EFF

Electronic Frontier Foundation, a leading privacy organization, provides this tool to determine your browser’s uniqueness, or fingerprint.  Unique is bad, common is good.


Current Versions
Looking Glass Secure Email
Version: Latest Beta
Tor Browser: 04.09.15: Version: 4.0.8
Tails : 03.31.15: Version: 1.3.2
Gpg4win: 03.18.15: Version: 2.2.4

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