WireGuard Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the WireGuard Protocol.

Protocol Description

WireGuard is a simple, fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPsec and OpenVPN

Best Practices

WireGuard does not use a standard port for communication, so it can be more difficult to block on some firewalls/gateways.

Known Ports

  • UDP 51820 - WireGuard frequently used port.

Category

VPN

External Resources

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