Category: online privacy

Does Incognito Mode Protect Your Privacy Like A Vpn?

Anyone that has used a modern web browser to access the Internet is probably familiar with private or incognito modes. These browser settings are promoted by browsers as a way to safeguard your privacy online. Many people make the mistake of thinking that incognito mode does a job that is similar to a VPN. The…




UK Porn Ban – VPN to unblock Porn

The UK has taken measures to restrict porn viewing by underage Internet users. According to The Sun, porn sites will soon be required to use age verification methods to require users to prove they are old enough to view porn. While everyone can agree that porn sites should not be viewed by minors, some are…




Why A Vpn Is More Important Than Ever

Online privacy remains a concern in 2018. You might not hear as much about VPNs in the news as you used to, but using a VPN today might be more important than it has ever been. ISPs in the US have been given free reign to sell the private data of users thanks to a…




Using The Wrong Vpn Can Be Dangerous

Quite a few people understand the benefits of using a VPN. What many of them might not know is that choosing the wrong VPN can be even worse than using no VPN at all. Some services may increase your exposure to security threats. Here are some important things to consider when choosing your VPN provider….




Stop! You Don’t Need A Vpn Client For Windows!

If you happen to search Google or Bing for “VPN” don’t be surprised if some of the results that come back lead you to sites that promise free VPN service in exchange for downloading a software client that will allow you to run the provider’s VPN on your Windows computer. You may also encounter the…




Why A Vpn Is The Best Online Privacy Tool In 2016

With every passing year people are becoming more concerned about privacy online. In 2016 the number of individuals using a VPN or other online privacy tool is expected to once again increase. Though the options are becoming more abundant—proxies, anonymous browsers—it is clear that a VPN may still be the best online privacy tool in…




Do VPNs Need Better Industry Standards?

An article earlier this year in the international online edition of the South China Morning Post suggests that many VPN providers may be overstating their privacy value. The article suggests that the VPN industry needs better standards and quality controls which will result in a genuine increase of privacy and security for VPN users. Better…


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THE “P” IN VPN—UNDERSTANDING PRIVACY

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, but many people still don’t have a thorough grasp of what a VPN accomplishes or a deep understanding of Internet privacy and how it may be compromised. In our digital world the newspapers are filled each day with horror stories of identity theft and privacy being violated. Even those…




Do you Still Need a VPN if the NSA Crumbles?

The administration of US President Barack Obama announced on May 20, 2015 that the National Security Agency (NSA) must immediately begin shutting down its covert efforts to spy on the telephone conversations of American citizens. <Source> While the Patriot Act provisions that allow the NSA wide-sweeping powers of data collection expire on June 1, President…




Expat VPN : VPN Solution for Expats Traveling

An expat VPN is an indispensable tool for every expat that is actively engaged in traveling and working around the globe. More and more specialists in technical and other fields are being called upon to leave their own countries and provide valuable services in other regions, and Internet access abroad is something that can often…