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OpenVPN updated for the CactusVPN Windows and macOS apps

Good news for all CactusVPN apps users! We are happy to introduce you to the newest version of our VPN apps for Windows and macOS.

This is one of the many things we have been working on in order to build the best ever experiences and offer the highest level of security for our users. The new improvement focuses on the update of the OpenVPN protocol to its latest 2.4.2 version. It’s worth mentioning that OpenVPN is the most secure VPN protocol and now you can benefit from it’s latest version using our Windows VPN app and macOS VPN app.

According to the OpenVPN press release, a recent audit performed by The Open Source Technology Improvement Fund, known as OSTIF, revealed a series of minor security vulnerabilities with the older versions of OpenVPN, which have been successfully fixed.

OpenVPN was audited for security vulnerabilities independently by Quarkslabs and Cryptography Engineering. The primary findings were two remote denial-of-service vulnerabilities that have been fixed in the new 2.4.2 version.

“OSTIF funded audits look for bugs, back doors, or other potential defects. The organization is a strong and independent advocate for free and open software that we are pleased to be part of. In our case, the audit effectively added yet another layer of security and confidence for the thousands of individuals, businesses and enterprises that use our OpenVPN software.”

Francis Dinha, CEO and Co-Founder of OpenVPN Inc.

You can update to the latest version by signing in to CactusVPN app or you can go to our special VPN app page to download the latest versions and to check all the advanced features of our VPN apps.

At CactusVPN, our team is always committed to improving our client’s online journey. For this reason, we are constantly improving our services, offering our users the best and most secure solutions on all platforms. We believe that online security is vital and we make it accessible to everyone through our perfectly designed and easy to use products.

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Sergiu is a proud founder and CEO of CactusVPN. What started like a passion for internet security grew into a business that helps thousands of people across the globe to regain their freedom while using the Internet.