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Cure53 audits NordVPN’s security posture

From now on, trust in our service even more: third-party audits examined the security concepts and maturity of NordVPN’s architecture with positive results. The independent infrastructure evaluation highlights Nord Security’s eagerness to ensure transparent operations, advanced online security, and reliable user privacy. Read this summary to find out more!

Cure53 audits NordVPN’s security posture

Some of the key facts you should know about

Cure53 is a Germany-based cybersecurity firm that has been running software tests and code audits for more than 15 years. It analyzed the configurations, services, and frameworks used to host and maintain the NordVPN infrastructure. Here are some of the key details you should know:

  • Cure53 conducted a penetration test and source code audit against the NordVPN servers, infrastructure, and NordVPN desktop applications for Windows, Linux, and macOS. The server and infrastructure examination was perpetrated in September and October 2022, while apps and add-ons were inspected in July and August 2022.
  • Cure53 investigated and assessed NordVPN websites, browser extensions, NordVPN API, NordVPN Threat Protection API, Pricing API, NordAccount, NordCheckout, Nord UCP, VPN servers, and NordLynx server-side code.
  • We can also be proud that Cure53 praised our mobile services: “To provide a conclusory comment on mobile security in general, the NordVPN mobile applications garnered a robust impression and are observably effective in minimizing the attack surface.”
  • All the detected critical, high, and medium severity vulnerabilities were fixed by our restless developers and approved by the Cure53 authority, ensuring that NordVPN implemented all mitigations correctly.

Full reports of these assessments are accessible to all of our users via the user control panel on our website or simply by following one of the links below:

Dedication to product development and a happy customer always pays off. This has been recognized by Cure53 as well: “In summation, the relatively typical volume of vulnerabilities detected for a scope of this magnitude indicates that the entire client software complex has already made strong progress from a security perspective.”

NordVPN constantly strives to maintain and provide the highest quality of service to its trusted customers. We continuously improve the overall performance of our service and develop advanced VPN features, giving our users increased online security. Secure your internet traffic with just one click and browse with peace of mind!