Algo VPN

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseMIT
Programming languagePython
Latest release1.0 []

Project health

89
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Why this tool?

Algo VPN allows you to run your own VPN service using common cloud providers. Most devices do not need client software, as it uses generic VPN components. For security reasons, Algo VPN supports only IKEv2 using strong cryptographic protocols (AES-GCM, SHA2, and P-256) and WireGuard. It can block advertisements, tunnel traffic via SSH, and helps to automate configuration.

How it works

You would use Algo VPN on a system typically running on a cloud platform like DigitalOcean, Amazon Lightsail, Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, Scaleway, OpenStack, or your own Ubuntu LTS server. The configuration itself is done by using Ansible scripts.

Usage and audience

Algo VPN is commonly used for data encryption or privacy enhancement. Target users for this tool are general public.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + More than 50 contributors
  • + More than 9000 stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

  • - No releases on GitHub available

Author and Maintainers

Supporting company

This project is maintained by Trail of Bits

Installation

Supported operating systems

Algo VPN is known to work on Linux.

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Categories

This tool is categorized as a privacy tool and VPN security tool.

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