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[Softpedia]90 Percent of All SSL VPNs Use Insecure or Outdated Encryption

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Information security firm High-Tech Bridge has conducted a study of SSL VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) and discovered that nine out of ten such servers don't provide the security they should be offering, mainly because they are using insecure or outdated encryption.
An SSL VPN is different from a classic IPSec VPN because it can be used inside a standard Web browser without needing to install specific software on the client-side.

SSL VPNs are installed on servers, and clients connect to the VPN via their browsers alone. This connection between the user's browser and the VPN server is encrypted with the SSL or TLS protocol.

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I suppose my first question would be who is high-tech bridge and why should we trust their information? At least at a google search they don't own VPN services tongue.gif
    
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It doesn't work like that. You don't question the firm, you question the methodology employed.

   
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I use VPN when my country decides to block youtube or twitter. Oh and to watch some certain sites who are always blocked rolleyes.gif
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If you use a similar extensions or something, for example - zemana for chrome. Do a test here: https://ipleak.net/
It will still detect your real ip. You indeed do need an IPSec VPN if you don't want this to happen.
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