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Installing OpenWRT on a Linksys EA4500 - Spotlight Oct 19, 2018 OpenWrt Tor proxy and anonymizing middlebox setup guide Sep 25, 2018 OpenWRT - PureVPN OpenVPN on OpenWRT Router immediately protects your internet privacy and security while giving you full internet freedom and instant access to content streaming. The steps below were tested on OpenWrt 18.06 running set on a Linksys E900 router that has the luci app openvpn plugin on site, so it might not be same on your firmware:

According to Openwrt.org, “LEDE’s spinoff and subsequent re-merge into OpenWrt will not alter the overall technical direction taken by the unified project. We will continue to work on improving stability and release maintenance while aiming for frequent minor releases to address critical bugs and security issues like we did with LEDE 17.01

OpenWrt Project: Security Security bugs seem to not be treated differently than other kinds of bugs, so one should probably follow the normal bug reporting procedures documented in the bugs wiki page. On the other hand, the mailing list thread [OpenWrt-Devel] Security Vulnerability Reporting and Database indicated that security vulnerabilities be reported by sending an email to the public openwrt-devel mailing list. OpenWrt - Wikipedia

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