A new attack named VORACLE can recover HTTP traffic sent via encrypted VPN connections under certain conditions.
Call me a cynic, but one thing I have learned from the using the Internet is to double-check, if not triple-check, everything you download. So many downloads have malware, adware, and scripts that perform malicious activities on your computer that it has to be a requirement to thoroughly check a download before it's used.
Microsoft has recently published an interesting open source project called "PQCrypto-VPN" that implements post-quantum cryptography (PQC) with OpenVPN. This project is being developed by the Microsoft Research Security and Cryptography group as part of their research into post-quantum cryptography.
OpenVPN, one of the most popular VPN clients today, is to receive a security audit from Dr. Matthew Green, a famous US cryptographer and assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science at the Johns Hopkins University.