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Dutch spooks warn about Fortinet VPN hack
Published in News
Thursday, 13 June 2024 10:38

Dutch spooks warn about Fortinet VPN hack


Some users might still be vulnerable

Cyber attackers, believed to be working for the Chinese government, breached over 20,000 VPN devices sold by Fortinet by exploiting a critical vulnerability that remained undisclosed by the company for a fortnight post-repair.

Russia to ban VPNs
Published in News
Thursday, 05 October 2023 10:57

Russia to ban VPNs


Expects internet to surrender in three days

Tsar Vladimir Putin has unleashed his communications watchdogs on VPNs in a desperate bid to make sure no one sources their news from anyone other than him.

Mozilla says sorry for adverts
Published in News
Monday, 29 May 2023 12:31

Mozilla says sorry for adverts


Angry users fling fruit

Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have said sorry after installing a full-page advert promoting Mozilla VPN on Firefox.

VPN use and searches surge in Utah
Published in Network
Friday, 05 May 2023 10:59

VPN use and searches surge in Utah


Who did not see that coming?

Utah citizens are rushing to open VPN accounts as a means to circumvent Utah's new law requiring porn sites to verify users' ages.

Google's VPN advertising bans make some apps rubbish
Published in Network


Don't you mess with revenue 

Google will ban Android VPN apps in its Play store from iblocking advertising which could cause some major headaches for privacy applications.

Ubiquiti sues Krebs on Security
Published in News
Monday, 04 April 2022 12:22

Ubiquiti sues Krebs on Security


Claims it covered up cyber-attack were untrue

Brian Krebs, at the Krebs on Security blog has been sued by Ubiquiti which claims that a report that the company played down a security breach was untrue.

Apple’s VPN software exposes users
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 27 March 2020 10:52

Apple’s VPN software exposes users

 

Software genii strike again

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s software genii have had yet another success developing VPN software which reveals all its users secrets and stops traffic from being encrypted.

Linux VPN connections can be hacked
Published in News
Friday, 06 December 2019 10:20

Linux VPN connections can be hacked


Too easy to p p pick up a penguin

Insecurity experts at Breakpointing Bad have found aa new vulnerability allowing potential attackers to hijack VPN connections on affected *NIX devices and inject arbitrary data payloads into IPv4 and IPv6 TCP streams.

Firefox gets a VPN again
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:19

Firefox gets a VPN again


Rather, old fruit

Mozilla is resurrecting its recently Test Pilot programme with a renewed focus on privacy-focused tools and products and among the collection is a VPN.

Windows 10 might bork your VPN
Published in News
Monday, 08 July 2019 11:28

Windows 10 might bork your VPN


Microsoft appears to be botching things lately

Windows 10 users have been exposed to a worrying new vulnerability, which will bork their VPN.