NordVPN confirms it was hacked

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Jim Kim, Oct 21, 2019.

  1. Jim Kim

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    so virtual public network?
     
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    God damn it...Good thing I'm only using it to access region locked content on an old Apple TV.
     
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    NordVirtually-Pwn3d-Network
     
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    Definitely something to consider when using a VPN. How do you know various governments havent wormed their way into that network?
     
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    Why don't people just VPN into their home network when using public wifi?
     
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    I was under the impression most people use these from their home network going out to hide their traffic. Whether they want "privacy" or to cover illegal activity.
     
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    Most people don't have a firewall capable of setting up a VPN like that, or the expertise on how to do it. Something like this is easy for idiots because they can just download an app on their phone or a single Windows app to do it.
     
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    Wouldn't having this TLS key enable a targeted MITM attack as it authenticates the attacker as a NordVPN server to a client & when linked with a proxy (and a Nord account) give access to unencrypted traffic? Or am I reading the "server authentication" part of the article incorrectly?