The all-time-favorite Pride and Prejudice is now available on Netflix. There’s a catch though: you’ll only be able to gaze at Mr. Darcy if you’re in the UK or Japan. Netflix has different catalogs of movies and shows depending on region, and it geoblocks content so that you can only access the catalog that’s available...
Led by internet privacy researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s team recently discovered a huge data breach in flight booking website Option Way.  Based in France, with an international customer base, Option Way helps users find flight deals to and from destinations around the world.  The data breach exposed the personal details of customers,...
Puffin Browser claims to speed up your web browsing by using the cloud, while also boosting your online security. This is achieved by loading web pages on cloud servers and sending the data to your device, thus isolating your browser from the wider internet and the threats that lie within. Does it work? Puffin is...
Table of contents Determine your vulnerabilities Protect your computers and devices A. Update your software B. Protect against viruses C. Set up a firewall D. Special precautions for laptops and other mobile devices Protect your data A. Implement a procedure to backup critical data B. Encrypt sensitive company data kept in the cloud C. Protect your passwords D. Establish permissions...
We tested 3 popular VPNs: Hotspot Shield, PureVPN, and Zenmate with accredited researchers to find if the VPNs could leak data. While we hoped to find zero leaks, we regretfully found that all of them leak sensitive data. On the positive side, after we contacted the VPN vendors, we saw that two were fast to respond...
Discord is the free, all-in-one voice and text chat built just for gamers. Simplifying chats between teammates on multiplayer online games, it’s trusted by over 250 million users.  You probably already know this.  You may also know that despite offering robust security and chat privacy, Discord is not the perfect solution. Hackers and criminals can...
If there’s one word that describes Black Desert Online, it’s EPIC. This is easily one of the biggest, most complex, and exciting MMORPG experiences ever created.  The size of Black Desert Online, however, creates one of the biggest issues for gamers. The game takes up a huge amount of bandwidth, slowing players’ connections and creating...
For most people, Tinder is the only dating app worth using. Its simplicity means 26 million people are matched on Tinder every day.  Most surprisingly, given its reputation as a hook-up app, 80% of Tinder users claim to be looking for a serious, meaningful relationship. What does this mean for you, single person?  You really...
What’s the biggest danger in Overwatch? Hint: it’s not the other players.   Overwatch is a massive game. The players, fast-paced action and complex maps take up a huge amount of bandwidth. With the quick pace of fights and sudden escalations of action, your internet connection will struggle to keep up.  The biggest dangers in Overwatch...
Using the same password for all your online activity puts you at serious risk of hackers getting their hands on your sensitive data. Even a strong password won’t help you if you use it for multiple accounts. We’ve compiled a list of the top ten password managers that will keep your passwords safe and never compromise your...