I was reading tutorials on proxy and I configured my Firefox with free IP proxy. I'm wondering. Is it really true that browsing and doing stuff under proxy I am 100% anonymous? I cannot be detected right? If that's case why hackers don't use when they're gathering information about their target? I mean I read pages and tutorials about hacking (ethical beginner) and they don't really mention using proxy. When hackers get caught they get caught by their IP right? so Why didn't they use proxy servers instead? Bottomline what are the drawbacks of using proxy, it must be something behind it.
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From the target's perspective, the spice of the connection is te proxy. You are anonymous up to that point. You are not anonymous from the proxy's perspective.
Whether or not you are being logged or whatever other action is being taken at that proxy is controlled by whoever manages the …
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