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4:26 pm on Oct 22, 2019 (gmt 0)

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NordVPN, a virtual private network provider that promises to “protect your privacy online,” has confirmed it was hacked.
[techcrunch.com...]
4:57 pm on Oct 22, 2019 (gmt 0)

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I was researching VPNs recently and still looking for a good one. I recall overlooking Nord due to some reports that it wasn't as private as others. But it sounds like a secret service investigation has been under way and a heads up about nothing being that private.
4:05 pm on Oct 23, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Looks like they rent servers in a 3rd party data center, and that data center had backdoor access systems to the servers that Nord was not even aware of existing.

Ouch! Like... if your landlord has a key to your apartment, he should say so. Instead, he left the key laying out on your back patio. Dumb.
4:58 pm on Oct 23, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Hello-

The best online privacy protection is, to stay offline.