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Offline tom.haynes

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WiFi Scan HNS-DNS-Hijack
« on: October 14, 2019, 08:31:20 PM »
When Avast scans my WiFi network and tells me my MacBook Air is vulnerable due to HNS-DNS-Hijack. This only occurs when I have my VPN active (NordVPN). When I disable the VPN and scan again, it doesn't register any issues.

Anyone know if this is a common occurrence/byproduct of using a VPN?

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Re: WiFi Scan HNS-DNS-Hijack
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2019, 09:08:40 PM »
When Avast scans my WiFi network and tells me my MacBook Air is vulnerable due to HNS-DNS-Hijack. This only occurs when I have my VPN active (NordVPN). When I disable the VPN and scan again, it doesn't register any issues.

Anyone know if this is a common occurrence/byproduct of using a VPN?
Could be. ?
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=219895.msg1466288#msg1466288
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Re: WiFi Scan HNS-DNS-Hijack
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2019, 10:49:29 AM »
That's it, thanks. Shows the effectiveness of this forum's search tool...

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Re: WiFi Scan HNS-DNS-Hijack
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2019, 07:53:45 PM »
That's it, thanks. Shows the effectiveness of this forum's search tool...
You're welcome. :)
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