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VPN Security Flaw Makes IP Address of Users Using IPv6 Easily Traceable

Duncan Geere reporting in Wired: "Since the slow introduction of internet monitoring systems around the world began, more and more people have attempted to preserve their privacy by signing up for VPN services like the Pirate Bay's Ipredator and Pirate Party offering Relakks. But it turns out that there's a gaping security flaw in these services that allows individual users to be identified..."

Related Links:
Huge privacy flaw found in VPN systems Wired, Jun.18.2010
Huge Security Flaw Makes VPNs Useless for BitTorrent TorrentFreak, Jun.17.2010

Related topics: Cybersecurity, IP Addressing, IPv6, Privacy

 
   

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