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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  SOCKS 
 
    A  security  package  that  allows  a  {host}  behind  a 
  {firewall}  to  use  {finger},  {FTP},  {telnet},  {Gopher},  and 
  {Mosaic}  to  access  resources  outside  the  firewall  while 
  maintaining  the  security  requirements. 
 
  [The  Security  FAQ,  {Usenet}  newsgroups 
  {news:comp.security.misc},  {news:comp.security.unix}, 
  {news:alt.security}]. 
 
  (1995-01-31) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  SOCKS 
  SOCKet  Secure 
 
 




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