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[The Register] VPN logs helped unmask alleged 'net stalker, say feds

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[The Register] VPN logs helped unmask alleged 'net stalker, say feds

Postby parityboy » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:20 pm

“Further, records from PureVPN show that the same email accounts – Lin's Gmail account and the teleprtfx Gmail account – were accessed from the same WANSecurity IP address,” the document stated.

And that's where the surprise came in – at least for those who believed a VPN is a complete protection: “Significantly, PureVPN was able to determine that their service was accessed by the same customer from two originating IP addresses,” claim the Feds (allegedly, those IP addresses were at Lin's work and home addresses).


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