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Can a VPN hide my IP on Whatsapp?

Can a VPN hide my IP on Whatsapp? That's what a VPN does, so yes.
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Can a VPN hide my IP on Whatsapp?

When messaging, WhatsApp contacts cannot see your IP address. WhatsApp itself can, of course. When making VoIP calls using WhatsApp, your IP might be visible to the contact. Yes, you could in theory ...
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Can a malicious WiFi router open a malicious website without permission?

A malicious router can interfere with unprotected DNS lookups and thus make the client access a different site than intended. It can also interfere with unencrypted traffic (i.e. plain HTTP, not HTTPS)...
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Would the TCP port of a VPN with access to the VPC be considered as a "Server administration port" in CIS benchmark?

The TCP Port for a VPN is not what's meant as a remote server administration port. The rationale listed for 5.2 clear identifies these ports as 22 or 3389 (ssh or remote desktop protocol). Public ...
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Would the TCP port of a VPN with access to the VPC be considered as a "Server administration port" in CIS benchmark?

"Are only administrators allowed to connect to the VPN server?" If yes, the server have to comply with these checks. Else, creating a Virtual IP range on the VPN server dedicated only to ...
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Chaining VPN servers with virtual machines

The VM will establish a connection to the server using VPN1 and thus the VPN exit seen by the server will be the VPN1 exit. The connection to the VPN1 gateway is done through VPN2 though, so VPN1 will ...
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How can this website bypass by VPN/proxies and somehow figure out my actual location?

There are other ways to get someone's geolocation other than HTTP headers and preferred languages, for example, if you have JavaScript enabled on their site, they will be able to see your device's ...
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How much does a VPN help if a hacker controls the router?

That depends on your own VPN configuration. For example, the OpenVPN documentation warns that Man-in-the-Middle attacks are possible, if the certificate is not verified. When configuring OpenVPN (or ...
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Is it possible to get "real" IP from a host machine which is using a SSL-VPN connection?

The client system cannot provide information it does not have. While you don't explicitly describe the client side scenario I must assume that you talk about a client system which is some private ...
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Is it possible to get "real" IP from a host machine which is using a SSL-VPN connection?

In general that's a hard task, and unless there is an exploit on the VPN solution that allows someone to get the IP, I'm afraid that is not possible. Let me explain why: Take as an example the ...
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