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Monday, December 14, 2015

Port Fail Vulnerability Leaking Real IPs of Users on Some VPNs

“Port Fail Vulnerability Leaking Real IPs of Users on Some VPNs"

A recent report published by Hacker News (http://thehackernews.com/2015/11/vpn-hacking.html) released their findings about a vulnerability present in some major VPN providers. The vulnerability left VPNs utilizing port-forwarding open to a specific kind of attack that could leak a user's real IP address. This can compromise the privacy and security users are looking for when using a VPN service.

We wanted to assure our customers that the GoTrusted VPN service was not affected by this vulnerability. We take all necessary steps to prevent issues that could compromise our customer’s privacy. We strive to be pro-active in our work to prevent issues like this from ever occurring and leaving our customers vulnerable for any amount of time.

You can contact our support team at support@gotrusted.com if you have any questions or concerns.

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