The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol is a method used to implement virtual private networks. The RFC can be found here: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2637. PPTP is (as of Oct 2012) considered cryptographically broken and its use is no longer recommended by Microsoft.
I'm working on upgrading an old Windows RAS server that hosts PPTP VPN. I want to move to a L2TP/IPsec VPN. Due to the firewall appliance we use, the VPN server has to be behind a NAT. This means ...
Basically I'm wondering if a Skype video session along with audio could be logged (or recorded) over a virtual private network? I know whoever hosts the VPN server can log which websites you visit (or ...
PPTP is not an open, ratified standard the way that, for example, SSL/TLS is. (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security#TLS_1.2 and http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc5246/ ) The ...
If I uncheck the "use default gateway on remote network" to be able to browse local shares and the internet at the same time, does that void encryption?
PPTP is the only VPN protocol supported by some devices (for example, the Asus RT-AC66U WiFi router). If PPTP is configured to only use the most secure options, does its use present any security ...
PPTP has been demonstrated to be broken in many ways, and most installations are insecure. But it is also theoretically not broken if configured correctly. As an end-user, is there a simple way for ...