[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Fwd: [apc.members] OpenVPN

> Steve Kinney admin at pilobilus.net
> Sat Apr 15 09:43:14 PDT 2017
> A real VPN connection routes all network traffic from the machine in
> question through a remote host via an encrypted connection.  
> A browser-based "vpn connection" is no such thing.  It only routes 
> the browser's own traffic through a remote host - IF it works, and 
> UNTIL it is compromised by an exploit hosted on a site the
> user visits.  
> It leaves the system wide open to multiple families of side
> channel attacks, and if your security model includes State and
> Corporate actors as potential adversaries, that's not a hypothetical
> or acceptable risk.

Tor Browser in a nutshell, eh, vpnanon?
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: text/html
Size: 895 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.cpunks.org/pipermail/cypherpunks/attachments/20170501/41c6bc48/attachment.txt>