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VPN security News
October 08, 2019
Nation-state hackers are exploiting previously disclosed vulnerabilities in VPNs from Pulse Secure, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet, according to a security advisory from the NSA.
June 18, 2019
DH2i's zero-trust architecture software, DxConnect, will address common security issues and bring microtunnel development, discreet invisibility, an open API and more.
February 12, 2019
Two senators called on the Department of Homeland Security to investigate the possibility that VPNs are allowing valuable information to be routed to foreign adversaries.
January 30, 2018
Experts urge users to patch a new Cisco ASA vulnerability that earned the most critical CVSS score of 10.0 and could lead to remote code execution and denial-of-service attacks.
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Virtual networks add a layer of complexity to the real networks below them. Follow these three virtual network security measures to prevent complexity from creating issues. Continue Reading
A new threat named VPNFilter was discovered by cybersecurity researchers after home and office routers were compromised. Learn how this malware works with Judith Myerson. Continue Reading
HEIST, a new HTTP/2 protocol exploit, can steal encrypted content from HTTPS traffic. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this attack works and how to stop it. Continue Reading
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IPsec VPNs and SSL VPNs both encrypt network data, but they do it differently. Learn about the differences and how to determine the right solution for your organization. Continue Reading
A buffer underflow was found to be caused by a vulnerability in strongSwan's open source VPN. Learn how this is possible and how attackers can exploit it with Judith Myerson. Continue Reading
VPN vulnerabilities in products from popular vendors were recently found to enable serious threats. Discover how detrimental these threats are and best alternatives to the use of VPNs. Continue Reading