Wired: Linux-Based Crypto Stops SnoopsApr 15, 1999, 08:34 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Glave)
"On Tuesday, the Linux FreeS/WAN project released free server software that will use strong encryption to secure any communications sent between two points on the Internet."
"The new software allows a system administrator to set up what is known as a secure data tunnel -- a 1,024-bit scrambled channel between two points over the public Internet. Commercial virtual private network software can cost as much as US$10,000.
FreeS/WAN, on the other hand, is free and relatively easy to use. That's why the Electronic Frontier Foundation is excited by the project."