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Police seize DoubleVPN servers and customer logs

by on30 June 2021

Now we will see how secure double encryption was

Law enforcement has seized the servers and customer logs for DoubleVPN, a double-encryption service commonly used by threat actors to evade detection while performing malicious activities.

For those who came in late DoubleVPN is a Russian-based VPN service that double-encrypts data sent through their service. When using the service, requests are encrypted and transmitted to one VPN server, which sends it to another VPN server, which finally connects to the final destination.

This makes it hard for the coppers and spooks to track and popular with those who do not want to be seen by coppers and spooks.

The website was seized today by law enforcement, who stated that they gained access to the servers for DoubleVPN and took personal information, logs, and statistics for the service's customers.

"On 29th of June 2021, law enforcement took down DoubleVPN. Law enforcement gained access to the servers of DoubleVPN and seized personal information, logs and statistics kept by DoubleVPN about all of its customers. DoubleVPN's owners failed to provide the services they promised", says the now-seized website.

"International law enforcement continues to work collectively against facilitators of cybercrime, wherever and however it is committed. The investigation regarding customer data of this network will continue."

Europol confirmed to BleepingComputer that the seizure message is legitimate and that they will be providing more information about the operation tomorrow.



Last modified on 30 June 2021
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