Tag Archives: VPN

iOS 13.4.1 fixes VPN bug and Facetime issues

[German]Apple has released an update from iOS to version 13.4.1 on April 7, 2020. It is a bug-fix update, which should fix a bug in Facetime as well as the bug in VPNs. Furthermore there are further fixes. Advertising

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Bug in iOS version 13.4 may bypass VPN encryption

[German]A bug in the freshly released iOS 13.4 can prevent all traffic from VPN connections from being properly encrypted. VPN provider Proton has just disclosed this. Advertising

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Attacks on unpatched Pulse Secure and Fortinet SSL VPNs

[German]Hacker are scanning the web for and attacking unpatched Pulse Secure and Fortinet SSL VPNs for several days. Private keys and user passwords can be read out via vulnerabilities. The manufacturers released updates for the vulnerabilities months ago. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Edge issues with SSL-VPN

[German]If you are using Windows 10 clients to access any servers via VPN connection, be careful. Windows 10 May 2019 update has issues with Microsoft Edge using SSL VPN connections. Advertising

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US CERT warns of vulnerabilities in VPN apps

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the US-CERT warn of vulnerabilities in VPN applications for corporate environments. Advertising

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Unsecure Dali app reveals 5 million user records

[German]The telephone directory app Dali, very popular in Saudi Arabia and some Arab countries, is insecure and discloses the entire database of user data to third parties. Security researchers from VPN-Mentor pointed this out to me in an e-mail. Advertising

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Does Hotspot Shield leaks user data?

[German]A security expert has discovered that the VPN service Hotspot Shield, which is supposed to guarantee privacy, leaks sensitive information about the user. Advertising

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Vulnerability: Fortinet’s FortiClient leaks VPN client credentials

[German]The NextGeneration Endpoint Protection solution from Fortinet, FortiClient, contains also a VPN client. This client exposes credentials, but an update is available. I don’t know, if blog readers are using FortiClient, but I’m publishing the information as public service announcement … Continue reading

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65 % of US tech users are using VPN

[German]A recent security survey shows, that nearly 2/3 of US techies are using a VPN for their private and business Internet communication.  Advertising

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