A vulnerability discovered in protocols allows attackers to expose the true IP addresses of intended victims. VPN provider Perfect Privacy says that the flaw affects VPN providers which offer port forwarding and have no protection against IP leaks.
VPNs are used worldwide by the privacy conscious and to circumvent geolocation-based content restrictions by disguising the true location of a person. VPNs are also a way to bypass censorship in countries that rule Internet access with an iron fist. The use of VPNs has also increased post-Snowden as more of us are now concerned about who could be tracking our online activity.Read more