TheWindowsClub covers Windows 11, Windows 10 tips, tutorials, how to, features, freeware. Created by Anand Khanse. Web Proxy Auto Discovery or WPAD allows apps such as browsers to discover the location of a web URL or a file on the internet. It was introduced in 1999, letting browsers know which proxy to use. So if you are in a corporate environment with its proxy, the browser can figure out that using the auto discovery. However, the protocol is not safe anymore and can easily be hijacked. So...

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