A VPN question

Discussion in 'Application Software' started by Satoshi19, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. Satoshi19

    Satoshi19 MDL Member

    Jun 15, 2017
    #1 Satoshi19, Feb 6, 2018
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2018
    Suppose I tether mobile net to PC, use VPN in PC, would my dns request go to mobile ISP as well? or only route through VPN?
  2. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

    Jul 29, 2009
    It depends on the VPN used, I think! The ISP will at least know that you're connected to a VPN Provider, but the real target.

    Personally, I would use only a VPN Provider which has his own Apps, which you need to install on your machine and which use encryption if sensitive data is used for to transfer. For normal transfers, direct tunneling is good and secure enough, from your machine to the target. Still, the ISP would be able to capture he trafficked packages. If you're not in China, I wouldn't be paranoid!
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