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Browsing to a porn site while still being in the corporate VPN.
Got a proxy page which said this type of content isn't allowed at work. Nearly had a heart attack ;D15
So, recently, a person in the US was arrested for stalking people.
The evidence was some data from google, a work computer and from a VPN provider.
Guess from what VPN provider the FBI got those logs? Yes, PureVPN!
Althouh I'm happy they got this creep off the street, it still means that PureVPN has been lying to its entire customer base.
I personally hope that their reputation will be destroyed now because this should never happen.
Keep your eyes open when choosing a VPN provider!60
Websites that only display the language based on IP address (geolocation data) can go fucking fuck themselves.
THE FACT THAT I'M USING A VPN SERVER IN GERMANY DOES NOT MEAN THAT I CAN FUCKING READ GERMAN. AT LEAST GIVE ME THE MOTHERFUCKING COCK SUCKING OPTION TO CHANGE THE FUUCKING LANGUAGE YOU FUCKING FUCKING FUCKING FUCKING COCKSUCKERS.
Sister was getting a new phone (she likes iphones but the jackplug removal made her go towards android as well as the prices) and there was this Deezer family deal. So she Signal'd me asking if I'd like to join the deezer family and I was like 'yeah sure but just remember that there's a big chance of me moving to another country after my study, is that okay with this subscription?'
Sales guy: It's limited to the country the official subscriber is in.
Sister: 'Oh but my brother is a smart IT guy, he can probably setup a VPN server here so that he can still use the app.'
She told that the face of the sales guys was like 'what the actual fuck just happened'.
She called me afterwards telling the story and also 'even though I thought I'd never learn about this stuff (I always told stuff at the dinner table), appearantly you taught me more than I realized!;.
Yeah, that was a very proud brother moment =).6
Alright, since Facebook released a VPN service a little while ago but they're actively advertising it as a secure and privacy friendly service, I felt like - although I'm very busy right now - I should do a security/privacy blog post about this.
If you even slightly care about your own privacy or the privacy of anyone you're communicating with, for the love of God, don't use this service.
Hereby a blog post explaining stuffs: https://much-security.nl//...49
1st link: react is the best one.
2nd link: Angular is the best one.
8th link: Vue is the best one.
Me: I knew it.20
*Sets VPN to france*
*Start receiving french ads*
Sure why not lol8
I've now got one or more vpn servers in the following countries:
New Zealand (coming soon)
Netherlands (coming soon)
Finally have my own worldwide 'network' of vpn servers 😊32
Conversation between some kind of executives on the table next to mine:
A: do you know this app that'll let you hack into any Wi-Fi? You just click here, copy that and paste it here... and I hacked the restaurant's Wi-Fi. **laughs**
B: oh, only X? Bought. Wait... what is this "allow app to access your location"?
A: yeah, click "allow". You should also install a VPN.
B: what? BPN?
A: no, no. VPN. When you use a VPN you have a secure internet connection. You're protected from tracking, hacking and virus.7
- Beautiful beach ✔️
- Delicious food ✔️
- Wikipedia blocked ✔️
- GitHub partly blocked ✔️
- Human right to knowledge is violated ✔️
- Circumvent censorship using multihop VPN ✔️19
Me: I'm unable to connect through VPN
IT guy at my office: I'll format your system and reinstall OS
Me: heck no!! There should be other effective solution.
IT guy: Yes, I can take backup of your files and then reinstall OS.
Me: Just get out!! F*ckin ididot!!18
Every time I hear a developer say "works for me", I'm gonna hide a service of mine that they use behind the VPN.
Dev: "oy mate, this server is down"
Me (with VPN connection): "sorry mate, works for me"
Dev: "but here, check this out, it's down!!"
Me: "mate, check your network connection. You must have a shitty network connection."
Me: "Maybe shitty hardware? Driver issues on your network card? 🤭"
Because you know, we sysadmins can do that too 😉29
Forgot the password of the private key used to login to all my vpn servers.
Now I’ve got to generate a new one and deploy it everywhere again through this shitty control panel for every server fucking manually.
Just found out that German politicians are working on banning the Tor network and VPNs altogether, making hosting a Tor relay or a VPN illegal.
Günter Krings, parliamentarian state secretary, exclaimed: "I understand why the darknet can be useful in autocratic regimes. But in a free and open democracy, in my opinion, there is not one legitimate use. People who use the darknet generally don't do good things with it. This simple realization should be reflected in our law."
And what makes those autocratic regimes autocratic, you dense fuck? Maybe it's stuff like banning free and private communication? Maybe it's spying on your citizens and censoring differing opinions? So exactly the kind of shit you want to do in our "free democracy"?
When the school network blocks social media and I over hear some young scrubs...
Scrub1 - "Yeah I use 3 VPN's"
Scrub2 - "Really I only use one"
Scrub1 - "Get some more dude"
I walk over and ask what VPN stands for and one slowly says "Virus Protection umm ahh...... Network"7
Yikes, this headline appeared in my feed:
Chinese man sentenced to 5 years in jail for running VPN.
Tonight I want to try to setup an openvpn server with mysql based authentication because I'd love to somehow setup/become a vpn provider.
Of course there's a huge ass legal part but let's first make sure I know the technology of the top of my head!
Just ranting this out because I'm excited 😊25
The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads…That sucks.
- Jeffrey Hammerbacher, former Facebook engineer1
1. Connect your laptop to prod-vpn
2. Open SQL Server Management Studio for debugging
3. Walk away
4. Find your 3 year old at your laptop
6. Thank Microsoft for locking the screen when the laptop sleeps.15
This VPN is so great and had such an impact that I got my ex back, I won a lottery and now am on a world tour with the won money and my girlfriend.14
In this day and age, what's my fucking excuse for not using a vpn full-time on my phone as well (next to my laptop)?
I do way more personal stuff on my phone anyways and add to that that I've got access to at least three self managed VPN servers...
Yup, going full VPN from now on.29
On the train's public WiFi while traveling and want to use a VPN connection to one of my own VPN servers.
I'm now just realizing that the openvpn port is probably not an allowed one on this network and I set the port to the default openvpn one 😥
Fuck me sideways right now.7
Youtube is blocked on the long distance bus wifi. I use a vpn, feeling like hacker man. Now they limited the data to 150 MB. Don't feel like hacker man anymore7
Current project: turning my Raspberry Pi into a personal VPN server.
Thanks for making this feel necessary, US Government!12
"Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them"
So after they got banned from the apple app store for doing that directly, they now just abused their certificate to sideload that app.
I was talking in class. Teacher saw me. She asked me to explain the topic she was going to explain. It was Network Security. I started explaining how we can prevent tracking of our online activities by using VPN and all.
Teacher (to class): Do you all know about VPN?
Whole Class: No.
Teacher (to me): They don't know about VPN. Now, how will you explain?
Me: I won't.
Once I used to wonder how youtube made money.
Now every time I watch a youtube video I am reminded how.13
One day with a lot of hours trying later:
Got an OpenVPN server running from scratch and can (still have to write the actual authentication code) accept or refuse clients through a php script ran from a bash script with a username and password.
We've built a web app and now a client wants a VPN acces to the database of web app. When asked why, they said they want to occasionally pull some data out. 😱
We said no, and this is what they wrote:
"We’ve got live VPN access to every other web database we work with – why is this different?"
Well because maybe we know that we can build you an export of whatever you want, prepare you API calls for getting data to your CRM, but hell I'm not giving you access to the production DB.5
Ah, every time I am on VPN, on every single website I have to prove that I am not a robot.
Just because I am using a VPN service to protect my information, that does not mean I am about to fuck the website up or DDoS the shit out of you. I wish the CDN providers would understand that and make our life easier.
I am seriously tired of completing the Google verification. Select the vehicle, bike, sign post, dick, vagina, Mia Khalifa. FUCK OFF11
devRant is truly amazing, a social network where I don't have to give up on privacy by giving out my number to confirm that I am legit when I'd use something as a VPN to protect my identity (unlike twitter facebook and google)
Thanks for giving a fuck about privacy and not giving a fuck about my data11
Submitting long written text on browser.
2. Ctrl+a Ctrl+c
'this site is not available in your country yet'
*switches to US VPN server*
'discover new music! '
Bought six mini NAT vps's for quite cheap for one year and now deploying them all into VPN servers.
This is very fun 😊11
My work recently blocked all social media connections on their network.
On the plus side, they missed devRant 😄2
Boy, this Monday mornig was crazy...
At 7 am, as I just left my flat, I received an ultra urgent email from the CEO of a company we exchanged the fileserver for, that the network shares are not available.
I instantly turned around, went back to my flat, fired up my HAL9000 supercomputer and connected remotely.
4 levels deep (PC => VPN => Remotedesktop => vSphere Client => VM) I felt like I was in the movie Inception and tried to figure out what happened.
I don't know why, but in the logs it said that the fileserver VM was down since 4am. Holy sithlord... why?
After restarting and the usual problems with Windows Network Names, everything was back online.
My special thanks go to Mr. Coffee, who is always a great companion during monday mornings, Mr. VPN, the great fellow who invented the VPN and last but not least "The Internet" for connecting me to a world of binary, where every idea finds a listener and where Ajit Pai can be memed without concequences.
FUCK YOU Ajit. Harlem Shake is so 2013.2
If you go to china, dont forget to take a VPN with you else you wont even be able to access this awesome platform...16
This dev goes "I connect using plain FTP over a VPN to update why can't you!?"
Because it's unsecure you fucking idiot.
His FTP server can't even do secure connections. Some how.
Guess I have a new site to take over 😏6
Just great. Some idiot downloaded movies via torrent on the shared WiFi and the ISP cancelled the service. The landlord turned on port blocking. So now I can't access IRC or SSH without using a fucking VPN. Every fucking port... I have to use port 53 to bypass the filters. Fuck off. Fuck. Fuck this shit.9
Worst WTF dev experience? The login process from hell to a well-fortified dev environment at a client's site.
I assume a noob admin found a list of security tips and just went like "all of the above!".
You boot a Linux VM, necessary to connect to their VPN. Why necessary? Because 1) their VPN is so restrictive it has no internet access 2) the VPN connection prevents *your local PC* from accessing the internet as well. Coworkers have been seen bringing in their private laptops just to be able to google stuff.
So you connect via Cisco AnyConnect proprietary bullshit. A standard VPN client won't work. Their system sends you a one-time key via SMS as your password.
Once on their VPN, you start a remote desktop session to their internal "hopping server", which is a Windows server. After logging in with your Windows user credentials, you start a Windows Remote Desktop session *on that hopping server* to *another* Windows server, where you login with yet another set of Windows user credentials. For all these logins you have 30 seconds, otherwise back to step 1.
On that server you open a browser to access their JIRA, GitLab, etc or SSH into the actual dev machines - which AGAIN need yet another set of credentials.
So in total: VM -> VPN + RDP inside VM -> RDP #2 -> Browser/SSH/... -> Final system to work on
Input lag of one to multiple seconds. It was fucking unusable.
Now, the servers were very disconnect-happy to prevent anything "fishy" going on. Sitting at my desk at my company, connected to my company's wifi, was apparently fishy enough to kick me out every 5 to 20 minutes. And that meant starting from step 1 inside the VM again. So, never forget to plugin your network cable.
There's a special place in hell for this admin. And if there isn't, I'll PERSONALLY make the devil create one. Even now that I'm not even working on this any more.9
Night before flying internationally includes the following checklist:
- check VPN works, can access frontend sites and hit the backend
- git push4
When you love free dev swags
P.S. @dfox @trogus Can you add the webcam stickers in the swag store? (Like the ones in the middle of pic)21
guy: why do you use a vpn?
me: cause I don't want my info stolen
guy: nobody can steal info from wifi that's just in the movies.
was on wifi in a Starbucks close to Atlanta9
I managed to take down an entire school network with one VPN.
In short, I ran a personal VPN and eventually the System Administrators at my old school managed to pick it up as unknown traffic. For some reason, they managed to block the port but not the IP so I changed the port to 443 and their automatic system blocked port 443 on their entire network essentially rendering HTTPS useless for a few hours.
I never got approached about it but my school invested in a new IT team.4
Privacy Check List
- Mullvad VPN ☑️
- Random agent switcher for the lolz ☑️
- HTTPS Everywhere ☑️
- uBlock Origin ☑️
- Privacy Badger (Still think it's suspicious somehow) ☑️
Anything else you would recommend aka add to the list?23
I've been pleading for nearly 3 years with our IT department to allow the web team (me and one other guy) to access the SQL Server on location via VPN so we could query MSSQL tables directly (read-only mind you) rather than depend on them to give us a 100,000+ row CSV file every 24 hours in order to display pricing and inventory per store location on our website.
Their mindset has always been that this would be a security hole and we'd be jeopardizing the company. (Give me a break! There are about a dozen other ways our network could be compromised in comparison to this, but they're so deeply forged in M$ server and active directories that they don't even have a clue what any decent script kiddie with a port sniffer and *nix could do. I digress...)
So after three years of pleading with the old IT director, (I like the guy, but keep in mind that I had to teach him CTRL+C, CTRL+V when we first started building the initial CSV. I'm not making that up.) he retired and the new guy gave me the keys.
Worked for a week with my IT department to get Openswan (ipsec) tunnel set up between my Ubuntu web server and their SQL Server (Microsoft). After a few days of pulling my hair out along with our web hosting admins and our IT Dept staff, we got them talking.
After that, I was able to install a dreamfactory instance on my web server and now we have REST endpoints for all tables related to inventory, products, pricing, and availability!
Good things come to those who are patient. Now if I could get them to give us back Dropbox without having to socks5 proxy throug the web server, i'd be set. I'll rant about that next.
Linux set up on laptop day 2: can't make the screen lock after resume from suspend, can't connect to my VPN, can't set key bindings in i3wm... But I did successfully set my wallpaper.10
With the new Dutch mass surveillance law comming soon, I am interested to know what you are doing with it?
¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I don't live in the Netherlands?18
"or you could be a real hacker with custom vpn designs and shit. But that's only for real hackers"
Do I need to say more about this class?5
We need to use VPN to ssh into the university's server when on a university WiFi, but not at home.
Sad to see the net nutrality things in US, I guess VPN business wil be booming for the next few days4
Guy using VPN:
why would anybody use tor unless he hides something?
Me (using Tor):
why would anyone use VPN unless he hides something?
In my opinion there is no difference in using Tor than in using VPN, it's all about privacy. I would consider Tor as an free alternative for your everyday privacy needs, if you can't afford VPN, or am I wrong?23
Finally paid for a proper VPN
American Netflix is so much better than Canada's omg they have everything8
@netikras since when does proprietary mean bad?
Lemme tell you 3 stories.
- come in to the office
- use internal resources (company newsletter, jira, etc.)
- connect to client's VPN using Cisco AnyConnect
- lose access to my company resources, because AnyConnect overwrites routing table (rather normal for VPN clients)
- issue a route command updating routing table so you could reach confluence page in the intranet
- route command executes successfully, `route -n` shows nothing has changed
- google this whole WTF case
- Cisco AnyConnect constantly overwrites OS routing table to ENFORCE you to use VPN settings and nothing else.
Sooo basically if you want to check your company's email, you have to disconnect from client's VPN, check email and reconnect again. Neat!
Can be easily resolved by using opensource VPN client -- openconnect
- get a server in your company
- connect it to client's VPN and keep the VPN running for data sync. VPN has to be UP at all times
- network glitch [uh-oh]
- VPN is no longer working, AnyConnect still believes everything is peachy. No reconnect attempts.
- service is unable to sync data w/ client's systems. Data gets outdated and eventually corrupted
OpenConnect (OSS alternative to AnyConnect) detects all network glitches, reports them to the log and attempts reconnect immediatelly. Subsequent reconnect attempts getting triggered with longer delays to not to spam network.
SYMANTEC VIP (alleged 2FA?):
- client's portal requires Sym VIP otp code to log in
- open up a browser in your laptop
- navigate to the portal
- enter your credentials
- click on a Sym VIP icon in the systray
- write down the shown otp number
- log in
umm... in what fucking way is that a secure 2FA? Everything is IN the same fucking device, a single click away.
Can be easily solved by opensource alternatives to Sym VIP app: they make HTTP calls to Symantec to register a new token and return you the whole totp url. You can convert that url to a qr code and scan it w/ your phone (e.g. Google's Authenticator). Now you have a true 2FA.
Proprietary is not always bad. There are good propr sw too. But the ones that are core to your BAU and are doing shit -- well these ARE bad. and w/o an oppurtunity to workaround/fix it yourself.20
Sat on the street in the rain doing server maintenance over VPN, using WiFi leeched from the Albert Heijn (supermarket).6
So I can't VPN into my production servers because our fucking government decided to block them
How on earth can I work you ignorant basterds12
Despite beeing one of the strangest ads I ever saw, this one is a beautiful and scary example of advertising tracking. Although I used a vpn and incognito mode I saw this ad on a page really not tech related at all.6
Dear Chrome/firefox developers,
If someone presses the back button after they click on a link it means don't load that page and not go back to previous page.4
Question for networking persons or persons who might know more about this than me in general.
I'm looking at setting up a server as vpn server (that part I know) which tunnels everything through multiple other vpn connections.
So let's say I've got a vps which I connect to through vpn. I then want that vps to have one or multiple connections to other vpn servers.
That way i can connect my devices to this server which routes everything to/through other services like mullvad :).
Tried it before but ended up losing ssh access until reboot 😬
I successfully configured my Wireguard VPN (test server).
Wireguard is fast, easy to configure, and endorsed by Linus Torvalds!22
Great finaly get away on vacation 2weeks of just realaxing, 30min before leaving to the airport i get a sms from my server one of my main hard drives fail. No problem just need to swap the drive and start the recover at the airport.
At the airport i connect to my home vpn and start the recovery everything works fine just need to restart the server when done ~12h. next day im in the hotell and my vpn does not accept my connection, okey might be the hotell that block vpn connections i try my external vpn and it works and i try to connect home when i get a lovley text from my server "login attempt has failed from ip:x" then it hits me i have forgotten to add to whitelist. Outsmarted myself to just let i be.
So i finally get 2 weeks off and nothing i can do about it.3
After being in China for one week,I realized how much I actually use Google during the day.don't know how they do this but even using a VPN is not a solution most of the times :-? At least devRant is not blocked here;)13
Nightmare came true..
I am not able to access it...
Checking if it's really down or VPN issues..
Update: VPN is not an issue. It's down.7
I recently started my first job at a small place and on the first week they gave me access to the firewall server because they wanted me to implement a VPN service. It could have gone worse, the network was only down for 10 minutes.1
When you activate your VPN, paid for by credit card and registered in your name, from a company based in Los Alamos NM, with a policy that permits logs to be made and held for 30 days, achieving perfect anonymity2
So one of our clients is changing the IPs of his systems (3 servers and one VPN).
It was scheduled that we should support them yesterday. They have tried to change the IPs yesterday for almost 16 hours, don't know they have done in all of that time.
Today I woke up at 8AM on a Sunday (in weekends I just want to sleep!!!!) to continue and hope that we finish fast.
BUT NO! THE fucking VPN IS NOT WORKING!! We are trying to do this over Team FUCKIN VIewer.
But guess what... they cannot either connect to the new IPs from their local systems.1
Joined a call during a potentially important life event. Work laptop password expired this morning, personal laptop didn't connect to vpn, desktop not connecting to vpn. No one knew what's wrong on the call (just that it's not working).
Not a good call.1
Hey people of devRant, I need some help:
One of my friends suggested a VPN service named https://www.rabb.it
Can anybody confirm whether it's reliable or not?
Looks like Matrix just got educated on hiding administrative stuff behind a VPN, by the guy (or gal, but those don't exist on the internet) that hacked their production infrastructure. Coincidentally, it reminded me of that time when a dev wanted to educate me, a sysadmin, about VPN's 😄
What I've learned from this incident are 2 things.. well mainly 2 things.
1. Never *ever* entrust developers with production access. Let DevOps take care of the glue that sticks dev and prod together.
2. Trust nobody's competence but your own. Matrix was advertised as "highly secure", and then they do a fuckup like this. Only trust yourself, and ensure that you're in control.4
Today I got the order to block all ports needed for LOL at a school. Even if its just LOL, is still violates everything I stand for. Lets hope that the children know what VPN is13
You know what would be nice? Being able to Google anything to do with VPNs without having like 90% of the results being links to how-to-setup-VPN-client pages from every goddamn obscure commercial VPN provider in existance.
If I wanted to know how to setup a VPN client to work with Crazy Dave's House-o'-VPN-n'-Cloud-Hosting's paid-for service, I probably would have Googled for that, not general things like "openvpn ethernet bridging". Why am I getting so many commercial results? Either nobody sets up their own VPNs, or the VPN companies have SEO'd the keywords good and proper.4
Step 1: Acquire Rasbpery Pi
Step 2: Install Rasbian Lite
Step 3: Install PiHole
Step 4: Setup VPN
Step 5: Get a domain name for the VPN server
Step 6: Install OpenVPN on Phone
Step 7: Connect to Rasbperry PiHole Server
NO MORE ADS MOTHERFUCKERS8
I was helping a client launch a new website. We met in a restaurant to do the final launch work. I mentioned I use VPN software to protect my computer on public WiFI and taught him what it means. He said it sounds hackerish and untrustworthy and I had a hard time explaining how it’s actually a countermeasure to hackers.
The next day he calls and says his cell phone is acting up and wants to know what my VPN software might have done to cause that.
How do some people get dressed in the morning?2
Refactored all the business logic from a screen to a controller. Finished at 10pm. Arrived at 10 am next day to find newly added biz logic to that same screen.
Avira VPN uninstall has a trojan on it...
Fuck, If we can't trust Antivirus... Who can we trust?14
Network Security at it's best at my school.
So firstly our school has only one wifi AP in the whole building and you can only access Internet from there or their PCs which have just like the AP restricted internet with mc afee Webgateway even though they didn't even restrict shuting down computers remotely with shutdown -i.
The next stupid thing is cmd is disabled but powershell isn't and you can execute cmd commands with batch files.
But back to internet access: the proxy with Mcafee is permanently added in these PCs and you don't havs admin rights to change them.
Although this can be bypassed by basically everone because everyone knows one or two teacher accounts, its still restricted right.
So I thought I could try to get around. My first first few tries failed until I found out that they apparently have a mac adress wthitelist for their lan.
Then I just copied a mac adress of one of their ARM terminals pc and set up a raspberry pi with a mac change at startup.
Finally I got an Ip with normal DHCP and internet but port 80 was blocked in contrast to others like 443. So I set up an tcp openvpn server on port 443 elsewhere on a server to mimic ssl traffic.
Then I set up my raspberry pi to change mac, connect to this vpn at startup and provide a wifi ap with an own ip address range and internet over vpn.
As a little extra feature I also added a script for it to act as Spotify connect speaker.
So basically I now have a raspberry pi which I can plugin into power and Ethernet and an aux cable of the always-on-speakers in every room.
My own portable 10mbit/s unrestricted AP with spotify connect speaker.
Last but not least I learnt very many things about networks, vpns and so on while exploiting my schools security as a 16 year old.8
Can anyone tell me the difference between VPN and this proposed concept of Mr. Wang?
“Your Private Browsing Isn’t as Incognito as You Want It to Be” https://medium.com/popular-science/...7
Some group conversation just now,
X: guys, anyone have the VPN app for mobile?
Y: *shared some vpn client app
Z: didn’t that one need a password or something?
Y: you can use the shared credentials we use at the office
X: dude seriously, I need vpn to browse some hentai
*how can you be bored with friends like these2
My school has blocked GitHub on it's internet network. Doesn't bother me much, since I always use a VPN on public networks, but I wonder why they would block github, but not stackoverflow...8
When you live in Rural America and both the cable and DSL suck... you buy both and combine them. Went from speedtesting at 11.5mbps/2mbps to 18mbps/3.5mbps. Also have a nice VPN setup for when I'm out and want privacy on public wifi. Winning!5
Hello VPN gurus,
Which VPN service should I buy?
I just wanna access Hulu and similar content with country restrictions.
Currently using ProtonVPN free plan. But to watch Hulu, I'll have to upgrade their $8/mth plan.
So if I have to buy something, I wanna hear some recommendations and feedbacks before doing so.
starting to use everything on Incognito, with a VPN, and (thinking) of switching to TOR.
a heck of a privacy that will be, but the cost of the Speed(Bandwidth) will be terrible.14
As usual a rather clickbait title, because only the chrome extensions (as always) seem to be vulnerable:
"Warning – 3 Popular VPN Services Are Leaking Your IP Address"
"Researchers found critical vulnerabilities in three popular VPN services that could leak users' real IP addresses and other sensitive data."
"VPN Mentor revealed that three popular VPN service providers—HotSpot Shield, PureVPN, and Zenmate"
"PureVPN is the same company who lied to have a 'no log' policy, but a few months ago helped the FBI with logs that lead to the arrest of a Massachusetts man in a cyberstalking case."
"Hijack all traffic (CVE-2018-7879) "
"DNS leak (CVE-2018-7878)"
"Real IP Address leak (CVE-2018-7880)"9
Me : "Wow, the Windscribe VPN is free for a whole year, and I can download up to 50gb of data per month!"
Me : *subscribe, install and launch the thingy, then proceed to start a 38 gb torrent*
Also me, literally 35s later: "... but why does the trending page of YouTube is full of american videos? Where did the french content go?"
I swear, one day I'll stop being this stupid.9
I made a New Year's Resolution to take more of an interest in my Internet privacy. Feel like it's something I should have done a long time ago. I've stopped using Google search (DuckDuckGo instead), moved away from my Gmail account (Tutanota instead) and stopped using Chrome (Firefox/Firefox Focus instead). I've had my Gmail account since they first announced it and you could only sign up if someone invited you. It felt good to delete 7000 emails and what I estimate must have been 13-14 years of Google/YouTube searches. Currently experimenting with VPNs, considering paying for ProtonVPN soon.9
Every time the VPN is not working I state loudly what a piece of crap it is. The devOps team sits right behind me and they don't seem bothered. I don't think they know they're the ones who need to fix it.1
Two weeks of my life! All of this is on a win10 host with docker for windows. This is Docker running openvpn, and docker running Firefox in another container sharing VPN access from first container and also opens an x11 window port for Firefox GUI. Then x11 window server on Windows host to receive GUI. So left is firefox clearnet running native, right is Firefox over vpn in all containers, simultaneously.1
My school blocks all UDP traffic going outside their network. 1 - 65535. Which in turn means that I had to switch to TCP for my VPN to connect. Now my VPN is slow as shit. -.-8
Client doesn't want me to use internet, while connecting to their vpn to code. It's a security 'violation', it seems. Do they think I am Denise Richie to code without internet? And the catch is I code for OpenFlow with OpenNetworkLinux+OpenNIE. I mean, do they even understand what Open means in all these?11
A lot of things dev say are true, but this one I don't believe as much:
Many devs say that it's important for everybody to learn a bit of a basic programming language, to learn about computers and how programs are made. I disagree, I think that instead people should learn *how* things work. Ex, in my school people always use a VPN to get around the proxy. I don't care if they know basic statements, I think it's more important to learn how a VPN works. Most of them don't even know what VPN stands for. Am I the only one?3
Thinking about buying a yearly VPN plan. Private Internet Access is cheaper but NordVPN has much better interface.
I dont need DuckDuckGo,
I dont need any VPN
I dont need all of this "Internet Privacy Service" BULLSHIT which my ISP wants me to use,
I DONT NEED ANY OF THIS FUCKING SHIT!
AND I DONT WANT IT EITHER!
I HAVE MY OWN PI HOLE!
AND THATS FUCKING ENOUGH FOR WHAT I NEED! STOP TELLING ME ABOUT ALL THIS "We are clearly not logging your shit" WHILE YOU DO!!
Because I have my own shit!
As is the case with many of you, I am also the de facto technology fixer for my family, and usually the first one they call when something goes wrong.
Usually it's a 'something wants to update, should I do it?' simple issue. Other times I have to remote connect to see why Word isn't uploading templates correctly or whatever.
Yesterday was different though.
Me: So whatcha need?
Mom: Well, my office has recently wanted me to be remote-capable in case they need me for something and they don't have the right people to fix it (she's been working at the same office for 20+ years and knows basically everything)
Me: Okay. So I guess they're setting up a VPN for this?
Mom: Yes. And I was calling because they might try and install it on my personal laptop and I wanted to know whether or not I should be concerned about our IT guys being able to look at or steal all my personal data.
I then proceeded to explain how a VPN works and that convincing her company to provide her with a separate computer would be the safest option and whatnot. But I was honestly really surprised that she was concerned to begin with.
For a while now, it seems there's been one story after another of companies being irresponsible with their customer's data, with little to no reprocussion or action that could really make a difference.
But as a direct result, we're now getting to the point where even the tech illiterate are becoming more aware of how this is effecting them.
It gave me hope for the future in an industry where many times there is very little. And I hope it does for you as well.
Thanks, mom. I'm proud of you.2
Today I just spent ~100€ for a 3 year VPN subscription. A lot of money but I feel like I did the right thing.12
In my work we have this big client who is really concerned about security.
We can't even access the DB from our machine, so they gave us some shitty, heavy as hell, laptops. It's ok, i don't like the ideia but ok.
But in this laptop have a super fucked up windows 7 that have almost everything blocked, we can't even install the fucking sdk(java) to work without asking the company's "IT guy".
On top of that, to access the DB from outside this client we need a VPN, it's ok, I understand, but the fucking VPN drop connection every 5 fucking minutes.
Yesterday I spent fucking 6 hours to run 2 ten minutes queries that we needed to make a report for this fuckers.
I sit in front of a big window, I really felt the will to throw their laptop right through it.3
Today, I got a DMCA notice from Digital Ocean for a VPS I'm running a VPN on. The notice stated that apparently someone downloaded some movies using said VPN. That someone definitely was not me. Fuck. *Quietly destroys VPS.*11
greetings from windscribe vpn!
finally a free private vpn that gives you a reasonable amount of data
do you guys who don't care so much about privacy use a vpn on public wifi hotspots?
and why would you?19
I'm fucking mad
So, we uses 2 laptops por person on my team, one is ours (I use my own) and the other is the client's fucked up windows 7 laptop.
We can only access their environments with this fucked laptops, which needs a VPN software and McAfee.
So, I'm in a fucking loop, where McAfee doesn't update and the VPN can't connect because of it.
I'm in lunch time already and still did nothing because of this piece of shit1
Networks in which web traffic is filtered via proxy basing on keywords in the URL, UDP is blocked, VPNs IPs are blocked, and even the damn rsync protocol is blocked. I can't even update my flippin' OS.
And the WiFi signal goes on and off randomly the whole day.
Screw you, local admins. Screw you.2
No way. I hope this is a joke...else its not helping building up trust in their competence (Australian vpn provider)2
Windows 10 Anniversary update removes and actively prevents reinstallion of Cisco VPN client. Yeah, I know it EOL'd in 2012 but do you think the owners of the remote network cares about that. Thanks a lot, Microsoft. 😡3
I'm watching the new Rick & Morty 15 minutes into generating a 4096 bit DH key for my VPN server (I run my own). I think it won't be done by the time I finish the episode 😫😫😫😫
@linuxxx some great VPN service that is free and supports linux ? And also doesnt steal your info ?27
Do you, guys, have any VPN suggestions? I'm mostly looking for a VPN that doesn't throttle your speed, allows and encrypts P2P connections and is secure and reliable. I'm not quite sure what other more specific requirements I'm looking for, since I'm not too knowledgeable in this domain, but I'm nonetheless thanking you in advance :D8
Just found this today in the Terms for a VPN provider...
ARE YOU FUCKING JOKING?!? GO BOIL WHAT SMALL MAN JUNK YOU HAVE AND EAT IT.2
Took company's laptop to vacations, because it's lighter then may gaming laptop rig.
VPN works seemlessly, all my intranet work is accessible even away from the country >.<
I guess I'm a bit of a work junkie / bitch ?
Uni: "We opened a git server. You can do your remaining tasks at home using the VPN and commit/push it from there."
Me: "Fine." *does $stuff*
Me: *done with $stuff*
Me: *connects to VPN*
Me: *verifies if connection really works*
Me: *tries to push $stuff*
Uni network: "Sorry, server is not reachable."
Me: *flips table in my mind and writes mail to my prof*
Fuck my carelessness, VPN didn't connect when I booted up like it should have and I've been on an open WiFi for the last couple minutes4
Since, I am already using Mullvad's vpn service, I also stumbled on https proxies.
Is it still safe to enter my devRant login data, when I would use a https proxy in FF's settings?
The Proxy is a free elite https proxy.
And devRant also uses SSL.
The traceroute would seem like this I guess.:
VPN(*le me sendin my password -> SSL Proxy -> SSL DevRant)
Following that path, I would assume that it would be like this in detail:
-PW gets encrypted by VPN service
-" " " again " HTTPS Proxy
-" " " again " devRant itself9
please bare with me :)
What is the difference between having a VPS with OpenVPN and connecting to it and between registering for a VPN provider?10
The lateshift in the workshop is so boring, that I started to update my servers via my phone (SSH)
Mailserver [X] done
Website [X] done
NAS [X] done
Local Gameserver [X] done
Pihole [X] done
OpenVPN Server  fucked..
I somehow fuck up and now the open VPN server won't accept my SSH Auth key.
And I connect through my VPN server to my local network where all my Services/Server are running and now I can't reach shit..
Well, only 4 more hours until I can go home and fix my mess :(5
Every time I see a client open ssh or rdp to the world when the servers sit behind a vpn, I die a little inside.4
Just subscribed to PIA for a multifunction VPN, and I went to test it on my Windows machine, Nova. Opera is my current primary browser.
Had Chrome open for a local web thing that works better in Chrome. Checked my IP to make sure VPN was working.
Opera: Obscured, good.
Chrome: Real, bad.
What the actual fuck Google.3
To the VPN users here, I have been always using VPN as soon as I am out of my own network, ie. cafes or hotels, now I came across an interesting article
which tl;dr basically describes the first impact seconds, which happen before the vpn connection is actually established.
Do you (or your vpn-client) take any precautions to prevent that? or are you just sure that everything is using tls and doesn't auto sync?5
What the fuck is up with all these vpn articles. It seems like they are everywhere. It's like get this vpn, no buy this one, wait no buy this one. Like I don't need a fucking vpn and it's not a must have.5
What do you guys think about DuckDuckGo? Is it trustworthy and are there any differences between the web and app version? Also, should I use a VPN alongside it?14
Sunday guilt: Do I ssh in and finish the testing I didnt mange Friday? Pro-Tip: never set up your work VPN.3
@localhost long weekend are for feature development...1 week from launch...in your in laws bonus room.6
Needed to explain senior Dev what a VPN connection is and why i use it for most of my traffic. He still doesn't understand why i use it... :/
What is with IT and their obsession with error messages?
"If there is no error message, I cannot help"
Your not going to get an error message because the problem is VPN is messing up my DNS due to tunneling. There is no error other than me not having Internet if VPN disconnects unless I reboot.2
That feel when you move most of your dev environment to servers and connect to it via vpn so you won't have to open 10+ terminal windows 😍8
Rant on me myself.
After being a professional coder (ie having a bachelor degree) for 11 years now, I finally have a decent and reasonable backup.
I use borg to backup to my raid 1, which is local, in my corridor near the ceiling. I use a Intel NUC with two external USB3 HDDs attatched. As I already had data on them, I went for a btrfs raid 1.
The second level of my backup solution is my brother. It's 50km to his flat. He's got a banana pi with my third HDD attached. I connect to his pi via VPN. The VPN is done via an AVM Fritz! Box. No ads, I just like those boxes (modem and router).
The backup is encrypted, of course.
Now, after ten years, I finally got a decent backup solution. Wow. This feels great! 😎
A while ago (last year),
The government threatened to ban whatsapp on a countrywide scale due to “indecent” (NSFW) imagery in the form of “gif” attachment, unless “whatsapp company” would fulfill the demands of blocking, if not removing the gif attachment feature entirely,
Which was fullfilled within a day after the news was spread, what happened was no more “NSFW” gifs are available via search,
...unless the user is accessing via VPN12
Hey everyone, I'm looking to setup my own vpn and I stumbled upon "algo vpn" which we can self host. Can anyone confirm on this ?
@linuxxx @linux @condor @floydian6
Me: Ok, we'll implement that message tech. But since the clients are servers in that architecture and can't speak IPv6 we've to use a dedicated VPN so the endpoint is able to connect to the servers (clients). Since we have limited network resources we should use VPN cert-encryption and send the actual data plain to save at least some overhead.
Boss: Ok! Let's do it!
Boss: Hey! I talked to a guy from that message tech. Their encryption is certified. We should use that instead and get rid of the VPN to save the overhead!
Me: *unable to say a word*
What in "VPN in that architecture is mandatory" is unclear?
Well, I assume we'll kill the architecture then... Fun Time!
I fucking hate that ISPs just decide to block certain websites!
Sky for example blocks a bunch of things related to Tor. You can't go to the website, and can't even install stuff like tor browser from AUR, because it has tor in the download url. The connections simply time out.
Yes, I can use a VPN to install Tor, I'll probably have to do that. But fuck!!! Many VPN providers' websites are also blocked.
This seems to be common practive. In my previous flat we had Virgin. They blocked the website of all VPN providers they could find, and even kept me from establishing a connection to some of those providers. In that case I could donwload Tor (surprisingly) and then tried a bunch of clients until one of them worked.
It's fucking pretentious, and I don't think I'll find anything about blocking perfectly legal resources in any of their T&Cs.5
All code and no tests makes a software buggy, hard to maintain and a pain in the ass to work with.3
I want to get advice about a VPN Service,
Currently NordVPN giving away 75% discount for 3 years subscription which costs $107.55,
Any of you have experience with their service?
Need reviews or opinions27
So I tried to use Opera a few times at a time with different IP addresses(Opera has a VPN but normally only one connection) ...
I decided to copy the portable version
Via CMD to create a few Profiles(6 GB) and create a launch.bat
Now I have Opera running about 50 times and now my Computer starts making noise because I have a total of over 400 Processes running
CPU & RAM love it1
Not bad for a test over WiFi 😮
Still, how I long for fiber... Then I won't need to use a VPN to boost my speed lol... Not that I'll stop using one...17
My Windows 10 VM gloriously just shat itself so badly, it's now stuck in a BSOD bootloop (first time ever I managed to get a BSOD in a fucking virtual machine btw) and I need to reinstall it. So I need to download the newest Win10.iso.
But I'm also currently working on a university assignment that requires me to be connected to the university-network via a VPN that's slower than my 90s ADSL connection (~1Mbps) (see my previous rant). So to download the 4.7GB iso it'd take.... I'm bad at maths, so let's just say fucking AGES.
So I spin up another VM with a bridged network to download my Win10.iso with Gigabit speed to set up another VM.... wonders of modern technology
When I signed up for my job as Senior DevOps, I didn't realize it was going to be 90% VPN and Subnet management. Time to brush off my Cisco books !2
Do you think free VPN providers are reliable and not tracking our personal data?
If your answer is Yes then please let me know name of that VPN provider.12
Can you do a security / privacy check for ProtonVPN? All I know is that it is Switzerland based and pretty much secure.9
What the fuck? Been trying to see rants all day long at work and at home and DevRant was super weird as if I wasnt connected, which I was...
Tested jsrant.com and the api was working...
Connected to a VPN on digital ocean and everything works flawlessly, dinconected from VPN and DevRant is off again...
Now on VPN... Wtf...5
To renew a VPN trial (hide.me if I recall correctly), you're taken to a countdown till you're able to click the renew button.
var count = 0;1
What vpn do you recommend. Saw this:
Get VPNSecure for Life for just $39.99 (Update: extra 40% off with code)http://a.mynews.ly/!QD.IJos1http://...
And was tempted9
I think I need VPN now.... some sites are getting blocked/NSA is watching.... 😥 😥 😥 😥 😥
Will this do? What next?22
While setting up a node app while sitting behind draconian proxies:
- first, set $http_proxy & $https_proxy
- set git proxy
- then, npm proxy, jspm proxy and bower proxy
- followed by strictSSL to false.....
After moving to home network/VPN, change all of these proxies again. It is a never ending vicious circle :(1
whenever I suspend my laptop my openvpn would get stuck on reconnecting and I'd have to ctrl c and wait for like minutes so it would correctly close. so I only used VPN when I really needed it.
but then I found out: mullvad (my VPN host supports wireguard! and so wireguard is a more passive protocol, and doesn't need to keep open the connection. so now I can just set my VPN to "always on" and not worry about it anymore, yay!
ps: you should have seen my face when I found out mullvad gives away free stickers! :D
I'm starting to hop on the privacy train. Are there any VPN services that cost <= 5 euros a month?
I already looked up some reviews but who knows if they are paid or something.11
This extension is awesome. You can have dark theme on every website. Although sometimes it fucks up the website layout a bit.
working against a database over a bugged VPN connection, which gives you periodically timeouts, after the request takes 15 minutes 😑
I'm currently sitting in a hockey arena owned by my city, they offer free wifi, and cause I'm privacy conscious, I try to download a VPN for my computer. The motherfuckers block the download under the vague "violation of use policy" bullshit. Even better, I read the ToS they give you when you connect, and it says sweet fuck all about prohibiting downloads. What the fucking fuck do you have to gain from me not using a god damn VPN. It just makes no god damn sense.4
School decided to shut down their WiFi for "security" reasons (Everyone used a VPN and they were dumb fucks at networking, blocking sites like Google for having an invalid SSL certificate).
Now I'm forced to use my mobile data to keep using my Arch Linux laptop D:3
ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME!!!!!
IT'S A FUCKING VPN AND THEY CAN'T FUCKING PROTECT IT'S CONFIG FILES FROM JS!!!!!
ooh first rant with dvorak3
I know better to open a solution in Visual Studio on a network share over a VPN on crappy WiFi.
But I do it anyway for some reason.
So i was looking around for a VPN service. Ppl here seem to like Mullvad. I was looking at Mullvad NordVPN and PIA . I dont know a lot about NordVPN but PIA seems to be going opensource with theyr clients which i think is great. So can anyone say anything about the VPN services above. Good and bad stuff woul be appreciated!13
Asking for a friend: Well actually a friend asked me (since "I'm good with computers", you know it ;)) and no real solution came to my mind, so I thought, why not ask the internet
Anyways. She's an artist and does a project (kind of a documentation) about the Egyptian revolution. She currently lives in Europe but still has her Egypian passport. As an Egyptian national, she fears, that she could be holden back for a while and have her laptop/external HD with all the photos/videos/interviews confiscated and/or searched. She asked me for help to have a "backup solution".
The requirements: a way to backup work (from a mac) to a secure location (I would offer my server running linux for it).
The upload would have to be encrypted (if possible, I suggested to use a VPN, is this enough?)
Access to the files should only be granted if you have the propper password (in my opinion the VPN tunnel should work here too, as when it's down, you can't just reopen it without a password.
What are your thoughts on this?10
Company I work at has several offices over the world. Our internal repository for code is held in our servers in China.
Pushed code using a regular connection - 45 minutes for 3.7 MB worth of files
Pushed code over VPN - Instantaneous for 6 MB worth of files
Don't attempt to debug a crash on startup using visual studio remote debugger over team viewer vpn using the worlds worst German hotel internet connection.
If you do, get a drink while it takes 2 minutes for the debugger to break.
When I thought things couldn't get crazier that my vmware to win chrome mess.....
Doing an upgrade today when I have to VPN in from my mac to access a Web based secret server to get onto another VPN so I can RDP onto a Windows bastion host to then RDP to client windows servers within the RDP and from those hosts need to use putty to ssh into Linux servers to do the admin activities......
Now I'm obviously all for security but seriously VPN to RDP to RDP to ssh is just a bit mental......
But all of the SSL certs between each env is self signed anyhow......2
Question- what are y'alls opinions on VPN services? On one hand, I'm concerned about the reality that my ISP is 100% sniffing my traffic and also like being able to assume reasonable security on other networks, but I also don't at all trust companies who claim to make "The World's Most Advanced and Secure" anything (in the words of VYPR, which I currently use). I've tried using my own VPS, but I don't have the resources to ensure it's properly maintained. I'm specifically looking at VPN options, I have a completely different use case for those than TOR.8
What keeps me from loosing my sanity every day? A mentor who taught me the value of "nuke and pave" automation. Just nuked the entire Azure resource group, including virtual networks, subnets, virtual machines, vpn connections, the whole nine yards. Redeploy takes about 5 minutes.
I design 3D CAD models in my office system. I need to keep saving the files every few minutes because software licenses are floating and once lost, I may lose data.
But another bigger problem is that we need to disable proxy to connect to VPN and work online. And the proxy always turns itself ON, every few minutes and if by chance you saved the file without turning the proxy OFF. Well then OFF goes all the work since you last saved. Because then CREO just stops responding.2
Not really Lol. WTF? Did you just tell me that VPN for IoT is a bunch of crap just to leave the room without arguing about the alternatives?! What is you fucking point you dirty piece o' motherfuckin shit! Please do me a favor and go fuck yourself!
any good future-proof VPN services you guys can recommend which are fast, reliable, take privacy serious, come with a linux client (CLI perfectly fine) and allow for conveniently faking geolocation?15
Since tcp sockets cannot have custom headers and cannot contain post request values, is a vpn tunnel the only real secure way to set up websocket connections for 3rd party connections to my API ?4
Heard many of you use Mullvad-VPN.
What are your experiences, I just bought 2 months, because I wanted to know if their "pay with cash"-thingy actually works.1
Can you tell that fucken Barracuda VPN Client to only route specific domains to the connected vpn?
It makes no sense to route my whole fucken traffic through my workplace's network.
Want to use Http-VPN. Now I have to use Internet Explorer and Java and have to disable all security on my system. Fml
In light of all the Net Neutrality/Article 13/etc stuff that's gone on, what country do you guys VPN to?6
Quite irritated that Apple have taken it upon themselves to unilaterally decide that PPTP VPN is no longer secure enough to be supported by the new macOS 10.12. I think that decisions like that should be left to the user, for example I can no longer connect to my work VPN.1
I might have asked this before, but why when I turn on my personal VPN (personal vps) Internet suddenly becomes faster?
Is it because filtering no longer works?9
I HATE VPN SETUP
- Trying OpenSwan
Installing open swan on a Debian machine.. setting up the config.
Restarting openswan. Syntax error. No syntax error to be found.
Different tutorial.. it starts! Try to connect.. I can’t connect. Look at the logs. No errors.
Tcpdump. My traffic is coming through.. all fine.. try to connect again.. it works! (Nothing changed!)
Try to ping somewhere else.. no connectivity.
Try to ping an IP in the same network.. works fine. So I have connectivity, just no internet.
Spend an hour finding out about traffic directions of which no one seems to know what they really mean.
Boss tells me to stop using openswan because it’s deprecated and replaced by strong swan..
Reinstall Debian machine, install strongswan. Copy openswan config. Oh, they’re incompatible? Look up strong swan config, and the service starts.
Connect to the VPN.. it works! Again, no internet, just connectivity in the same network. Spend 2h debugging the config, disable firewalls everywhere, find an ancient bug in the Debian package related to my issues.. ok, let’s try compiling from source.. you know what, let’s not. I’ll throw this Debian machine away and try something completely different.
Ok, this looks easy enough! Let’s just click through the initial setup, change some firewall rules, create an L2TP VPN with a simple wizard.
Try to connect to VPN. First, it times out. Maybe a firewall issue? Turn off firewall.. ah, something happens now. I get an error message right after trying to connect to the VPN. Hmm, the port doesn’t even get opened when I enable the firewall.. this implementation seems a bit buggy.. let’s try their OpenVPN module.
Configure OpenVPN. Documentation isn’t that clear.. apparently a client isn’t actually a client but a user is a client.. ok, there’s a hidden checkbox somewhere.
Now where do I download my certificate? Oh, I need a plug-in for that.. ok, interesting. Able to download the certificate, import it, connect and.. YES!!! I can ping! But, I have no DNS..
Apparently, ICMP isn’t getting filtered but all outbound ports are.. yet the firewall is completely disabled. Maybe I need outbound NAT? Oh. There’s no clear documentation on where to configure it. Find some ancient doc, set it up, still no outbound connectivity.
Then I tried VyOS. I had a great L2TP VPN working in less than 15 mins. Thank you VyOS for actually providing proper docs and proper software.2
What are the thoughts of privacy conscious people about quantum computers? As far as I understand current TLS version encryption method is vulnerable to quantum computers, thus if your ISP or other agencies store all your traffic data right now, they'll be able to decrypt it after gaining access to quantum computers.
One way to secure your privacy would be to use your own VPN that uses encryption method that is quantum-resistant, but again the VPN would be using TLS to connect to the Internet.6
So it's a bank holiday today. Would be a shame if I crashed and you'd need to come in anyway...
- VPN Server1
Back from Christmas vacation, contractor account expired, no VPN, no mails.
Of course, contractor IT is not available.
I send an error message that we suspect to be caused by our VPN implementation to our VPN lib developer and asked if he knows anything about it. His answer was: yes some packets seem to be unauthorized.
thats it, no "reasons could be:" or "try this to see if it helps" or "make sure you are doing that"
I fucking hate those kinds of lazy shitheads
I'm currently using team viewer to access a computer of a colleague because only they have access to a vpn I need. So once I'm on the VPN I can then ssh into a ec2 instance. There are several ec2s I need to access but I've only been given direct access to one. Once inside that ec2 I can use it to ssh into the other ec2s....
Life isn't supposed to be this hard2
Ugh. Homeoffice tomorrow. Would be awesome if the servers that I need to connect to work on a project wouldn't be limited to our companies IPs only and the VPN connection would be a bit more stable.1
VPN noob here .... if anybody can help
It's showing it has full signal strength but does not connect to any, and the red 'X' is always there, is it a hardware problem ?4
Wondering if y'all could help.
I'm trying to set up a VPN on Ubuntu that has been provided by CyberGhost.
I'm trying to do it via the VPN menu in Wi-Fi, but whenever I attempt to connect, it either says the service stopped or nothing (checked the logs, it's unknown...)
Anyone had this issue and solved it?
Goddammit have tried for several days to get a vpn up and running so we can have a mac as build server.
I have opened the ports on the router, tried l2tp and openvpn, everything works on the local network.
However accessing my static ip from my ISP, it just gives me weird errors from the devices no information. Goddammit what to do....5
Can anyone here think of a good reason to limit submissions of an online registration form by source IP address?
My wife was trying to sign herself and two other people up for a conference. Each person had to be registered separately.
The first form submission worked perfectly.
The second presented an error along the lines of "Multiple submissions are not allowed."
She has seen this type of thing before and thought it was a tracking cookie. She cleared her cookies and tried again.
Then she tried clearing cookies and restarting the browser.
Next, clearing cookies and a reboot.
Then she had me try on my computer and it worked for the 2nd person. So she tried on my daughter's computer for the 3rd person but that returned the error again.
I then realized I was on a VPN so I disconnected, selected a different server, and was able to register the 3rd person.
Who on Earth would limit submissions for an event registration to 1 per IP address?5
When got into a problem with docker gradle homebrew and such thing first soloution is using VPN only because i am in iran and US laws don't like iranian to code🤔
In China now, cannon use gmail etc. Any specific way to get around it? If use VPN which one I should use?7
Onboarding with a company I've worked for and realized that this entire enterprise is NOT remote friendly. If I didn't still have friends in the office, I'd be screwed...
Example 1: Day 3 I got my passwords. Go to access company email - need 2FA. Alright, go to request 2FA... oh, the link I need is behind their VPN. Which requires 2FA to access.
Example 2: Company laptop can't be logged in without domain access... need to be on (here it comes) the company VPN. I HAVE TO ACCESS THE VPN ON MY LAPTOP, THEN PATCH THE OTHER LAPTOP IN AND HOPE TO GOD I HAVEN'T VIOLATED A COMPANY POLICY, THEN SIGN IN ON THE COMPANY LAPTOP AND INSTALL THE VPN PROVIDED THAT (GOD WILLING) I HAVE ADMINISTRATIVE RIGHTS ON THE MACHINE (WHICH I ALMOST DEFINITELY DO NOT)!
This is why, when I was traveling for this company previously, I didn't bring the work laptop. By some divine providence I had decided to upgrade RAM in my personal device before I started.
I love working for these guys, and the team I'm doing work with is by far the best I've ever worked with. But god damn their ITSec pisses me off - these are the same guys who disabled RDP via Remote Desktop and TeamViewer(and apparently at the protocol level too), but leave Chrome Remote Desktop and SSH wide open. I don't get it!!!2
When after 2 hours of debugging you realize that the reason only GET calls work to your local instance of API and POST calls don't is the fact you have VPN turned off. God damn those externally defined CQRS settings.1
If you develop something with bulk-internet-traffic (caching, backup and so on) buffer that long that OpenVPN can connect without interruption of a download, stream or so...
VPN access expired on Monday, can't access any client systems without it. Have to wait until weekend before access can be renewed.
God damn. One week, can't do anything effective!
Sometimes I think that the logo of the betternet VPN is too pure for the purposes it's used for1
I'm working on a JavaEE Webshop (Uni assignment) that has to send and receive JMS messages to and from a server, which is located inside the university network, so I have to use a VPN to run the shop. The problem is, the VPN is so goddamn slow that I get SocketTimeOutExceptions regularely! I have Gigabit-Connection, but with the VPN it slows down to ~1Mbps for whatever reason, which is apparently too slow for Java.2
I'm completly hating having to work with databases at college.
I have to use my department's Oracle server to which I must connect using a VPN that fails constantly and I must use SQL Developer that hangs every single time I want to do more than a single Select with it.
Maybe next year I finish this course unit.5
I’ve no idea how to set up OpenVPN on my server and phone to allow me to browse securely while I’m using open WiFi spots, and it’s really getting to me that I can’t figure it out.4
Spent 5 hours deploying the product to a dedicated private VPN to integrate with customer's corporate network.
Boss: You have to coordinate with the sales team to deploy it on their computers.
Sales Team: This shortcut shows Internet Explorer icon can we change it to our product icon?
Just typed this into the Python interpreter and my whole system just froze. Guess I have to do a force shutdown.
x = list(range(1, 999999999))
So is there a way you can somehow configure your linux system such that the window manager/system is never out of memory or processor time? So that atleast I get can atleast kill the process which is freezing the system.5
I now know enough about VPN my question now is where's Real Private Network?!? Is there any real private networks?!!!4
I really need to get on a VPN... looking for recommendations. bonus points for affordable family plan so my girlfriend can use it too.
NordVPN? Private Internet Access? others?13
Im facing an issue with my schools network.they block almost all ports. Ssh isnt open and a lot of websites are blocked. Cant use a vpn to surpass that sadly. Tho a vpn with sstp support works. Can someone reccomend a vpn that allows sstp or can i somehow make mullvad use sstp?4
Messed up with my virtualServers in my router.
Now I need a VPN, to connect with internet in my own home.😞😞
How do you use youtube in china? Asking for a muggle friend in a foreign exchange program. I sent a link to proxysite.com but the lack of response makes me wonder if that was a bad idea without further precaution. I've never configured a VPN before and Tor is a very bad idea here.4
I run two servers, one that runs WordPress multisite and one that runs a vpn. As a self taught sysadmin I learn best through projects. I’m also interested in databases and backends for iOS (swift) apps. Do you have any suggestions for what I should make my servers do next? Thank you.2
How fucking hard is it to find a good tutorial or at the fucking least a well documented resource for setting up a full-mesh VPN in either C or C++?
Any suggestions would be welcome.3
I am new to developing and to coding...it's been fun and a challenge. However, this rant has to do with something different, what VPN do most of you all prefer? CyberGhost, NordVPN or ExpressVPN?12
Trying to complete a compliance course by taking vpn from client site. The internet is so slow, a video of 1:20 has reached 0:47 in the last 20 mins. The whole course is 60 min long. How am I gonna compete this course!1
Why is GitHub's certificate showing up on semver.org? I can no longer access the site normally because of the browser warning. Who's responsible for this atrocity?
I checked with a VPN and without, same result. Can someone confirm?
Is anyone else using proton mail? What do they think about yahoo and such "not" capturing all their info and directing it to one of the big three letter groups?6
Tunnelbear VPN website (https://www.tunnelbear.com/) is one of the most entertaining websites I've seen recently.
I think I visited every link because I want to check if there is something funny.
First I thought I finally found some public WiFi which isn't unencrypted (Password was on a sign outside).
*Opens WiFi settings*
*WiFi is unencrypted*
*Sign in page opens up which asks for the password*
Well... VPN is the way to go...9
What VPN? There are many but I need one that allows portforwarding, dedicated ips and is out of the 14 eyes. Any recommendations?12
My Internet service provider shut GitHub and now it's inaccessible. I can see all Repo's and clone them via VPN but can't push data. Any help regarding how to push data through a VPN or other way would be really helpful.
Does anyone have any experience with KeepSolidVPN? $150 for a lifetime package seems like an excellent deal.5
Most of the people here is losing their shit over FF Quantum.
And i'm over here losing it over the fact that I've just found out that Opera has a VPN built in
Anybody here use Azure VPN connections and have some time to answer questions about our implementation? I'm looking to ensure we have isolation between parts of the VPN links.4
So here is something that I haven't yet figured out how to do
How can I automate VPN connection and call some APIs through this connection?
I have something here where I have to turn on something like tunnelbear, connect to an American node, do an API call, then turn off the VPN, I just can't figure out a way to automate these steps without doing UI automation, and I don't plan on doing UI Automation for this case, I like to have something that works as a background processor that runs every few mins, typical script automation, but this time with VPN automation
So what are your suggestions?
Show me what you got!4
New Android N Beta build just dropped. Runs great so far and they fixed the VPN problem I was having with the VPN solution we use at work.
VPN -> SSH -> git clone -> git branch -> sshfs pull -> edit-> restart VPN/SSH every hour or so when it goes down -> sshfs push -> git commit -> git push -> fml
*guy* Starts to think of getting into ethical hacking. Downloads Kali and installs fuckload of apps. Doesn't want to get caught so spends first hour on setting up a VPN. Ends up leaving "white stains" on the laptop.
I'm looking for a VPN-Service.
Mullvad vs Tunnelbear.
Do you have any experience/recommendation? Or maybe another service altogether?2
Just a simple question: I've got 2 raspberry pi's, and I use them only for VPN + PiHole at the moment. Do you have any idea of what I could implement? Maybe a Flask web app?1
What service or setup do you guys recommend for a vpn? I’m thinking of setting one up to stream video from a streaming device. Just looking for some recommendations!5
Fuck you shitty VPN solutions and fuck you customers who won't update their outdated cocksucking VPN solution.
Just a reminder: it doesn’t matter how it’s advertised. They all have logs.