A proxy server is a kind of buffer just like a safeguard between your computer and the Internet resources you are accessing. Proxy server save frequently used files in a special database called “cache”, this helps to increase speed of your connection to the internet. Using only your IP address and your operating system, anyone can attack on your safety by using hacking programs. But an anonymous proxy hides your IP address so that no one can access your computer. Anonymous proxies can be used for all kinds of Web-services, such as Web-Mail (MSN Hot Mail, Yahoo mail), web-chat rooms, FTP archives, etc.
In the same way, Anonymity 4 Proxy stands between your browser and the Internet while browsing. This makes websites to see the IP address of the proxy server instead of your own IP address. A4Proxy fully supports HTTPS and FTP, so you will be able to logon to secure sites and FTP directories anonymously. You can also use A4Proxy to share your Internet connection with others over a LAN - in this case, all network computers will connect to the Internet via A4Proxy, and each member of your family or friends will have an anonymous Internet connection of their own. Proxy server is useful in avoiding network congestion and proves to be a must-have for webmasters to check how their websites look from other countries.