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Why is Avast leaking my IP address?
« on: May 28, 2017, 01:05:39 PM »
Why is an Avast server leaking my IPv6 address and location? I use PIA as a VPN provider and when I go to DNS leak test and IP/DNS Detect they both show my locating and DNS leak test points back to Avast.

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If this is Avasts attempt to encourage sales of their own VPN service it's a bad ploy. I've used Avast for years, but this, this will have me looking for another AV, and have me recommending something different to friends and customers as well.

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Re: Why is Avast leaking my IP address?
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2017, 01:09:26 PM »
As you don't use secureline, it is not avast doing so.

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Re: Why is Avast leaking my IP address?
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2017, 02:53:12 PM »
Then why is it that only Avast shows up on the DNS leak test site, their server, maybe you over looked the result I posted in my previous statement?

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Re: Why is Avast leaking my IP address?
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2017, 03:01:10 AM »
It needs to be pointed out that 70.32.35.142 is not an IPv6 address.
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