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VPN provider ‘’ sniffed the traffic of US based server to Catch Hackers

VPN provider ‘’ sniffed the traffic of US based server to Catch Hackers: The very first question we always try to figure before choosing a trusted VPN service – Can’t a VPN provider just look at my traffic all they want and see what I’m doing?

Well, a reputated VPN provider today answers the Question and admitted that they sniffed the traffic on one of its United States-based servers in order to catch an alleged hacker., a quality VPN service with no-logging policy, made a surprise announcement:
“We are unfortunate to announce that there have been abuses complaints about hacking activities on our U.S. Illinois 1 node. We have been saddened to learn that these actions were harmful to individuals (human beings). As a result, we will open this node again and monitor it with Wireshark for a period of 7 days.
Torrentfreak noticed that there was no mention of any legal process, court order, police action or other similar outside influence compelling to do so.

The monitoring was triggered after received a complaint from someone who claimed they were being harassed by a user. The VPN provider then allegedly took it upon themselves to try and sort out the problem.