Tool and Usage
|Latest release||1.0 |
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:
- + More than 50 contributors
- + More than 9000 stars
- + The source code of this software is available
- - No releases on GitHub available
Supported operating systems
Algo VPN is known to work on Linux.
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