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Online security and data privacy are two of the hottest topics there is in IT at the moment. Supporting a global industry that is predicted to top $200 billion by the end of the decade, there is no shortage of analysis, comment and discussion to be found on the latest threats and how they can...
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Editor’s note: This article was originally published in May. Because online censorship is constantly evolving, some of the countries’ rankings may not be entirely accurate anymore. For an update on countries’ online censorship, please see our Live Updates page.  Do you know what internet activities are illegal in your country? Online censorship is the latest battleground...
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There’s little doubt that the internet has transformed the modern world as we know it, and mostly in a positive way. From the ability to access information from anywhere we like, to instantaneous global communication, the worldwide web has helped to shape a more connected world where ideas, culture and commerce flow freely. But, like...
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Rivals don’t often do favors for each other. But in this “game” of tug of war (or cat and mouse), there’s bound be a few slip ups. And in April 2017, we saw just that. The US FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, made a move to demolish the net neutrality laws that have been in existence...
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“Some people say privacy is dead – get over it. I don’t agree with that. Privacy is very important.” Tim Berners-Lee When Tim Berners-Lee first coded what would become the World Wide Web, his vision was to create a completely free, radically democratic space for communicating, connecting and sharing information. No borders, no barriers, just open,...
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We presented a host of survey findings regarding vital internet trends in a previous article. We hope you found it useful! Yet at our core, we want our readers up-to-date on the latest information regarding vpn use and data security. So, this article assimilates many of the most up-to-date survey findings involving these topics and more....
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Its shopping season, and VPN providers are going out of their ways to bring you the hottest deals online. This makes November the best time for online shopping, especially if you consider what will come ahead, say, in a year from now. Buying a VPN on black friday means you will always be able to renew your subscription with Black friday rates. So without further due, here's our list of hottest Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals to power your online security. Don't miss out!!!
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If you log on to BBC iPlayer right now without a VPN, you are going to find yourself unable to watch anything due to issues with broadcasting rights and country restrictions. Basically, you can only watch UK television on your computer if you are in the UK. And the same goes for most countries around...
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The final race of this season of Formula 1 is finally happening! For this season, it will be held at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina. Everything seems perfectly ready, with the riders all geared up for the event. However, what could be more disappointing than not being able to watch it out for...
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The gaming has evolved from the traditional sitting in your couch with no social interaction to the multi-player game.  It requires you to have a stable and fast internet connection to have an unparalleled video gaming experience.  However, multi-player also requires you to add some essential information which also makes it desirable to the cybercriminals...
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There are a lot of Chrome-based VPN extensions. With the high amount of these VPNs, it is a challenge to find one that works well and is not a fake VPN. No matter the reason that you are using a VPN, these VPNs are the best for Google Chrome. A more detailed review of each...
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More and more citizens of Australia are turning to a VPN to enhance their privacy and unblock geographically restricted content. Besides for privacy from the government, a VPN allows for Australians to access American streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu. VPNs also allow Australians to access their favorite Australian content, like Stan TV, while they’re abroad....
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In the UK, Sky TV is a popular television provider. To compete with Netflix and other online streaming services, they created Sky Go. Sky Go has many shows that were on the air for short amounts of time, along with some American TV shows. Sky Go can be watched from computers, tablets, smart phones, and...
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Interview with CyberGhost’s CEO, Robert Knapp, Bucharest Sep 08 2016 VPNMentor: You founded CyberGhost in 2004, What made you do that? It was a coincidence really. We started CyberGhost as part of a software range in a software publishing house in Germany. We were doing a few tools and someone said “let’s do a product...
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What is rule 41 and how does it affect you, living outside the U.S? Rule 41 authorizes federal magistrate judges to issue warrants for law enforcement searches and seizures. But it contains an important limitation: it requires the government to get a warrant from a judge in the jurisdiction where they want to conduct the...
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Mr Deepak Maheshwari spoke in the event on Aadhaar – India’s National Biometrics ID and he reviewed Previous ETAP Forums . Both presentations are attached below for your use. Mr Deepak Maheshwari (center) along with other speakers at the IEEE forum. India’s National Biometrics ID – Presented by Mr. Deepak Maheshwari from vpnMentor Review of Previous...
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vpnMentor: You arrived to the event to present bitcoin. How much prominent is it in your research or is this just a hype that will not be included in your articles in 5 years? I have been mostly doing research in theoretical cryptography until recently. What I am looking for in my research is conceptually...
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vpnMentor: In your presentation* you mentioned we still use a TLS protocol that was introduced in 1999. Doesn’t that mean that everything works very well and we can feel secure? *Attached at the end of this page are Dr. Jager’s presentations in a conference at the Center for Research in Applied Cryptography and Cybersecurity of Bart...
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Thyla van der Merwe received a BCom in Mathematics, Statistics and Economics, a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She has a graduate MSc in Information Security at Royal Holloway, University of London as a FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholar. Prior to starting at Royal...
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A three days long hackathon on the subject of anonymity on the web at Bar Ilan University has exposed breaches in the encryption mechanism of the search engine that boast using the slogan “The search engine that doesn’t track you”. The vpnMentor team cover exclusively the hackathon and accompanied the teams from day one up...