The 2016 US election cycle made international hacking part of the global conversation. Hacking is now one of the most widely discussed threats across all professional sectors. While Russian hacking dominated the political sphere, Chinese hacking is proving to be the biggest threat to corporations. Each successive hack reported in the news has made companies increasingly...
If you don’t have a smart TV, you can still bring web-based streaming services to your home’s big screen with Chromecast. This lightweight device from Google allows you to stream content from almost any device directly to your TV. That’s the good news. The only problem is, the streaming services available with Chromecast are region-specific....
Although there is little government surveillance or censorship of the internet in Austria, there are still plenty of threats to your online privacy and plenty of barriers to freely accessing web content from around the world. That means there are plenty of reasons to use a VPN. Corporate geoblocks restrict your access to streaming services....
Are you a French citizen concerned about your country’s data retention laws, and what those laws mean for your online privacy? Or are you just frustrated that you can’t access US Netflix, HBO, the BBC iPlayer, and other content from all over the world? Perhaps you plan to travel outside France and need a way...
For the best in Canadian TV, it’s hard to beat CBC. From live sports to fine arts, from the suspense of the Murdoch Mysteries to the crazy antics of the Rose family trying to maintain their dignity in the village of Schitt’s Creek, the network has it all for FREE. Unfortunately, CBC streaming is geo-restricted...
If you want to access your Guatemalan bank account or stream Netflix Guatemala from outside the country, you’ll need a Guatemalan IP address. Some websites limit or block your access if you browse from a foreign IP. These geoblocks are frustrating, but you can easily get around them. A virtual private network (VPN) will give...
Twitch.tv is all fun and games, until someone denies you access. The wildly popular service lets you live stream your favorite video games, e-sports competitions, music broadcasts, and more – all while interacting with top streamers in real time. The problem is, you might find your access to the site’s content blocked for a variety...
Finland is not a country where you need to worry about censorship; you can easily access Google, Facebook, YouTube, and more. But there are some things you can’t do in Finland. For instance, it’s illegal to torrent. And – being as you’re in Finland – you won’t be able to watch TV shows or stream...
If you are outside South Korea, you might have trouble watching South Korean networks like SpoTV online. Many websites look at your IP address to find out where you are. If you’re not in South Korea, you’ll have limited access or be blocked from the site altogether, an annoying problem known as geoblocking. You might even have...
Although Portugal is one of the more open-minded countries when it comes to digital privacy, a VPN can help you experience the Internet there with zero hurdles — whether you’re a permanent resident or simply visiting. There are a few reasons for that. We’ll explain them shortly, but here’s a summary: if you’re an avid...