Cyberattackers use various techniques to harm you, ranging from cyberstalking to ransomware. Packet sniffing is one of the first techniques cyberattackers learn in their “careers”. In short, packet sniffing is problematic because of its simplicity and the prevalence of packet sniffing tools. For instance, you can access these tools as part of Kali Linux or download them from various penetration-testing websites. You can also buy pre-configured packet sniffing devices. To this end, cyberattackers don’t need specific expertise to carry out cyberattacks. But OpenVPN is one effective solution you can use to combat this issue.
In this article, we’ll see what OpenVPN is, as well as its benefits and challenges.