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This site presents a list of open source HTTP proxies written in java and python, with comparison tables, so that you compare the proxies on a feature by feature basis. Further detail is available on each proxy: click it's name for more info.

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Detailed information about JAVA proxy: PhishBouncer
Proxy Name PhishBouncer
Language and version java version: 1.6
HTTP version 1.1
HTTPS Connect yes
Windows NTLM support no
Last updated YYYY-MM-DD 2011-02-28
Platform all
Author BBN Technologies Corp
Home page http://www.phishbouncer.com/trac
Primary features Anti-phishing proxy

From the product page

  1. Implemented in Java, therefore less vulnerable to traditional exploits (e.g., buffer overflow attacks)
  2. Architectural solution with stronger guarantees than browser plug-ins (can catch phishing attacks even if the browser is closed or not part of the communication)
  3. Browser independent - supports all web browsers
  4. Operating system independent - supports all operating systems that can run Java
  5. Highly customizable deployment options - runs on user hosts, wireless routers, or network server
  6. Open framework and plug-in architecture - allows easy addition of new checks
  7. Attribute-based detection - provides protection against unknown phishing attacks
  8. Supports reactive and proactive anti-phishing checks
  9. Supports HTTP and HTTPS
License BSD Modified
Design Architecture Threaded
Notes PhishBouncer was developed with the sponsorship of the Homeland Security Advanced Research Project Agency (HSARPA)