Blocked websites how to get to them

By acefsj · 9 replies
Dec 21, 2009
  1. So all of our computers at work run off a server and they have blocked out all the good websites does anybody know if thier is a way to still get to them
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,168   +986

    that's a security breach and the Network manager is protecting the company resources.

    If they've done it right, there is no circumvention. if you do -- you could be fired.

    caveat emptor; play by the rules and keep your job :)
  3. acefsj

    acefsj TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 95

    lol think i might thanks
  4. compdata

    compdata TechSpot Paladin Posts: 529   +7

    Yeah, don't try to get around restrictions work puts in place. You will likely get fired.
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,475   +126

    It can be done and you need to know someone in the IT desktop support more like IT server group. But I think one of your network engineers who runs and monitor the BlueCoat Web Security box has a good list of what sites to be blocked. You should be careful not to access these sites while being block as you'll get put on a list. You might get told to see your manager. Don't let that happen. Just do your work and then go home and get on the internet and go check those sites of interest you had wanted to do at work so bady! This way no need to worry about your job state.
  6. Dysfunction

    Dysfunction TS Rookie

    Use a proxy.
  7. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,475   +126

    Shh! no say Proxy get the guy in trouble at work!
  8. hitech0101

    hitech0101 TS Guru Posts: 451   +34

    My college people did ban social networking sites. I accessed them using but my college does not care much about blocking to be honest each & every computer branch student accesses facebook,youtube etc. They have seen us breaking the rules but they did nothing ;)
  9. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    use a proxy server, if that don't work, access porn elsewhere.....
  10. keke961

    keke961 TS Rookie

    Proxy servers work assuming that your network admin hasn't blocked them too! Try Vtunnel. Make sure you type https and there is no www
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