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DHS assessment of foreign VPN apps finds security risk real, data lacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

"[N]ation-state actors have demonstrated intent and capability to leverage VPN services...for malicious purposes,” according to CISA"s Chris Krebs.

DHS alerts industry to insecure enterprise VPN apps

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The bug affects at least 4 enterprise VPN vendors.

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

Hotspot Shield accused of snooping on VPN users and selling data to advertisers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The internationally popular free VPN service intercepts user traffic and collects substantial data on users that contradict's the company's promise to offer complete anonymity, according to a complaint filed by the Center for Democracy and Technology.

China wants individual access to VPNs cut off by February 2018

by Michael Bergin • 2 years ago

The policy falls in line with the country's rules around its "Great Firewall.”

OpenVPN will get a security audit

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

The widely popular VPN is being put to the test by a cryptography expert with a long history in exposing vulnerabilities in major systems.

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