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Opera browser’s VPN is just a proxy, here’s how it works

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 22, 2016.

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    Yesterday, Opera announced they’ve added a free VPN client with unlimited data usage in the latest developer version of their browser. Sounds great doesn’t it? Michal Špaček, a web developer and security engineer based in Prague, researched the way Opera’s VPN works and discovered there’s more marketing than security behind Opera’s claims. “What Opera offers is not a VPN as such. It’s just a proxy for the browser. You still need a full VPN if … More →

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