State Duma warns about the dangers of using VPN services 04:31

Russians who use VPN services can be drawn into criminal schemes, especially DDoS attacks against government resources. This was stated by State Duma Deputy Anton Nemkin. RIA News.

“Scammers also do not hold back from developing their plans. Therefore, VPNs are now actively used to involve users in so-called botnets, due to which the user’s device may be exposed to DDoS attacks, including from government sources,” the parliamentarian explained in a conversation with journalists.

Nemkin believes that you cannot be completely sure that the installed program for establishing a VPN connection will not contain any additional functionality.

VPN (virtual private network) is the general name for technologies that allow you to provide one or more network connections through someone else’s network.

Although networks with lower or unknown trust levels (for example, public networks) are used for communication, the level of trust in the logical network created does not depend on the level of trust in the underlying networks due to usage. cryptography tools (encryption, authentication, public key infrastructure, protection against duplications and changes in messages transmitted over the logical network).

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Source: Gazeta

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