VPN Protocols

The Best Protection for All Your Devices

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WireGuard® Is Here

We are excited to offer WireGuard®, the most advanced, robust VPN protocol that offers the fastest and most private and secure connection available for all devices. In addition, VyprVPN accounts include a host of other VPN protocols so you can choose your preferred level of encryption, speed and protection, including IPsec, OpenVPN™ and Chameleon™.

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WireGuard®

WireGuard® is considered to be the future of VPN protocols. Built with an extremely slim code structure, this nimble technology offers you the highest levels of speed, privacy and security.

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IPSec

IPsec is a protocol built into most desktop, phone and tablet devices. We support both L2TP and IKEv2 for IPSec on select platforms providing you fast, secure and reliable performance.

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OpenVPN™

OpenVPN™ is the industry standard protocol for desktops including Windows, macOS and Linux. OpenVPN™ is a secure and reliable choice.

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Chameleon™

Our Chameleon™ technology defeats censorship by scrambling metadata to prevent deep packet inspection (DPI), VPN blocking and throttling.

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NAT Firewall

Network Address Translation (NAT) Firewall is an additional layer of security for any device connected to VyprVPN. It blocks unrequested inbound traffic, and no additional configuration or software is required for this default feature.

See why you need to use NAT Firewall with VyprVPN

Select the Protocol That’s Right for You

Wireguard®

IPsec

OpenVPN

Chameleon

VPN Encryption
  • 256-bit
  • 256-bit
  • 160-bit
  • 256-bit
  • 256-bit
VyprVPN Apps Supported
Manual Setup Supported

Manual setup not supported

  • Windows
  • macOS
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Blackberry 10 (IPsec only)
  • Chromebook
  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Linux
  • iOS
  • Android
  • DD-WRT
  • Tomato
  • OpenWRT
  • AsusWRT/Merlin
  • Synology

Manual setup not supported

VPN Security Highest encryption using the most modern encryption cipher. Powerful encryption. Checks data integrity and encapsulates data twice. Powerful encryption. Authenticates data with digital certificates. Powerful encryption. Authenticates data with digital certificates.
VPN Speed Fastest, best performing, future-of-all protocols. Uses superior, state-of-the-art cryptography to ensure the most secure and speedy connection. Built for speed and performance for an extremely fast, secure and reliable connection. Quick to configure in most cases without the need for customizations. Most relied upon VPN protocol for a fast, secure and easy-to-customize connection. Best performing protocol. Defeats DPI. Fast speeds even on connections with high latency and across great distances.
Stability Currently in beta. WireGuard® is optimized to provide the best stability while not sacrificing speed. Stable on NAT-supported devices. Most stable even behind wireless routers, on non-reliable networks and on Wi-Fi hotspots. Masks VPN traffic via deep packet inspection (DPI) so it cannot be identified as a VPN connection and blocked.
Compatibility Supported by most desktop computer operating systems and all iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices. Native in most desktop, mobile and tablet operating systems. Supported by most desktop computer operating systems and Android mobile and tablet devices. Supported by most desktop computer operating systems and Android mobile and tablet devices.
Conclusion WireGuard® is the newest, fastest and most secure VPN protocol. IPsec is a good choice if OpenVPN isn't supported by your device and security is a top priority. OpenVPN is the recommended protocol for desktops including Windows, macOS and Linux. Fast, secure and reliable. Chameleon is an excellent choice if you are being blocked in a censorship country such as China, or experiencing speed issues due to bandwidth throttling.
  • Wireguard®

    VPN Encryption
    • 256-bit
    VyprVPN Apps Supported
    Manual Setup Supported

    Manual setup not supported

    VPN Security Highest encryption using the most modern encryption cipher.
    VPN Speed Fastest, best performing, future-of-all protocols. Uses superior, state-of-the-art cryptography to ensure the most secure and speedy connection.
    Stability Currently in beta. WireGuard® is optimized to provide the best stability while not sacrificing speed.
    Compatibility Supported by most desktop computer operating systems and all iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices.
    Conclusion Wireguard® is the newest, fastest and most secure VPN protocol.
  • IPsec

    VPN Encryption
    • 256-bit
    VyprVPN Apps Supported
    Manual Setup Supported
    • Windows
    • macOS
    • iOS
    • Android
    • Blackberry 10 (IPsec only)
    • Chromebook
    VPN Security Powerful encryption. Checks data integrity and encapsulates data twice.
    VPN Speed Built for speed and performance for an extremely fast, secure and reliable connection. Quick to configure in most cases without the need for customizations.
    Stability Stable on NAT-supported devices.
    Compatibility Native in most desktop, mobile and tablet operating systems.
    Conclusion IPsec is a good choice if OpenVPN isn't supported by your device and security is a top priority.
  • OpenVPN

    VPN Encryption
    • 160-bit
    • 256-bit
    VyprVPN Apps Supported
    Manual Setup Supported
    • Windows
    • macOS
    • Linux
    • iOS
    • Android
    • DD-WRT
    • Tomato
    • OpenWRT
    • AsusWRT/Merlin
    • Synology
    VPN Security Powerful encryption. Authenticates data with digital certificates.
    VPN Speed Most relied upon VPN protocol for a fast, secure and easy-to-customize connection.
    Stability Most stable even behind wireless routers, on non-reliable networks and on Wi-Fi hotspots.
    Compatibility Supported by most desktop computer operating systems and Android mobile and tablet devices.
    Conclusion OpenVPN is the recommended protocol for desktops including Windows, macOS and Linux. Fast, secure and reliable.
  • Chameleon

    VPN Encryption
    • 256-bit
    VyprVPN Apps Supported
    Manual Setup Supported

    Manual setup not supported

    VPN Security Powerful encryption. Authenticates data with digital certificates.
    VPN Speed Best performing protocol. Defeats DPI. Fast speeds even on connections with high latency and across great distances.
    Stability Masks VPN traffic via deep packet inspection (DPI) so it cannot be identified as a VPN connection and blocked.
    Compatibility Supported by most desktop computer operating systems and Android mobile and tablet devices.
    Conclusion Chameleon is an excellent choice if you are being blocked in a censorship country such as China, or experiencing speed issues due to bandwidth throttling.

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