In a short tweet today, exploit broker Zerodium said it wanted to acquire zero-day exploits for vulnerabilities in three popular virtual private network (VPN) service providers in the market.
VPN services allow you to hide your IP address when accessing resources on the Internet by connecting through the provider’s servers.
This routing makes it more difficult for third parties to track your online activities and increases your privacy on the Internet.
Targeting VPN clients for Windows
Zerodium is currently interested in vulnerabilities affecting Windows clients for NordVPN, ExpressVPN, and SurfShark VPN services. Together, they serve millions of users, with the first two reports claiming at least 17 million users around the world.
According to data on their websites, the three companies manage more than 11,000 servers spread across dozen of countries.
Today’s announcement by the vulnerability broker called for bugs that included information about users, their IP …