Software update: Private Internet Access v82




Private Internet Access has released a new version of its vpn client. PIA is a paid vpn service with clients for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. In addition, there is a browser extension for Google Chrome. PIA has a large number of servers in 28 countries, including the Netherlands. Depending on the chosen plan, the service costs between three and a maximum of seven dollars per month. The service can be tested for free for seven days. The changelog for version 82 can be found below.

Changes in v82
Updated OpenVPN to 2.4.6
Updated OpenSSL to 1.1.0h
Added support to AES-128-GCM and AES-256-GCM cipher algorithms
Set AES-128-GCM as the default encryption cipher
Added translations for new region names
Updated nwjs to 0.32.1 nightly (fixes keyboard navigation issue)
Fixed a bug that prevents the client from trying to reconnect
Fixed a bug where latency for auto region would sometimes be inaccurate
macOS: Application Firewall no longer disabled
macOS: Added the option to display colored icons in the system tray
macOS: Code sign OpenVPN binary
macOS: Improved reliability of the kill switch feature
macOS: Added a setting to allow local network access when killswitch is enabled
macOS / Windows: Remove tool tip and make connection status available as a menu item instead (for consistency across platforms)
Linux: Fixed a bug that prevents killswitch operating when UFW is enabled
Linux: Fixed bug where DNS would leak on Ubuntu 18.10
Linux: Implemented work-around for installation issues on some systems
Windows: Fixed bug where system Ruby interferred with app
Windows: Force user to shutdown app when upgrading
Private Internet Access client
Version number v82
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, macOS, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Private Internet Access
File size 53.82MB
License type Paid


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