Windscribe security incident (july 2021)
Appears like I missed one of Windscribe's security incidents that happened in july 2021. Thought I'd post this since we have some Windscribe users among us (e.g. @bikegremlin iirc?). In case you weren't aware either, here's some more info:
The article I found on https://www.privacytools.io/ reads:
"Privacy tools-seller Windscribe said it failed to encrypt company VPN servers that were recently confiscated by authorities in Ukraine, a lapse that made it possible for the authorities to impersonate Windscribe servers and capture and decrypt traffic passing through them[...]".
After having skimmed the article it's good to see that Yegor took action to enhance security in the light of the incident and also addressed the issue in a statement: