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You may experience problems getting into your online bank accounts or staying up to date with news on SRF 1 and RTS if you’re outside Switzerland. This happens as a result of geoblocking. Some websites check your IP address to determine where you are. Many of them have restrictions in place to block people from...
If you’re looking to catch up on local TV and news in Algeria, or perhaps research jobs, housing, or regional business opportunities, you need an Algerian IP address. The easiest and safest way to get one is to use a premium VPN. We’ll show you how simple it is to use a VPN to get...
If you’re outside Mexico, you might have issues accessing networks like Televisa or Mexican Netflix libraries. Having a Mexican IP address will allow you to access your favorite local content even if you’re traveling or live in another country. A VPN can provide you with that new IP address, and can prevent your government, ISP,...
Man, I thought you died or something. This is what Marvin, a long-time online buddy of mine, said when I logged into my favorite gaming platform after a long absence. After laughing it off and catching up with him, I paused for a second – what if I had actually died? I realized something: I...
In 2018, 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...
The US Senate has voted to allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell the web browsing histories and geolocation data of their customers to advertisers and partner companies. Yes, you read that right, your privacy is up for sale with the support of the US Senate. Nothing, it seems, is sacred, or private, anymore. So...
Net neutrality often hits the news headlines, so what is net neutrality and how does it affect you? In this article, we’ll explain the ins and outs of net neutrality and why there’s such a big fuss about it. We’ll also explain what you can do to get around unfair restrictions if net neutrality becomes...
Our team of security researchers was researching dating apps client-side security, and one of the main focus targets was Tinder. After initial reconnaissance steps were done, a Tinder domain with multiple client-side security issues was found – meaning hackers could have access to users’ profiles and details. Immediately after finding these vulnerabilities, we contacted Tinder...
Example 1 – Reported Data Breach NordVPN announced that it had experienced a data hack on one of it’s rented servers from a data center in Finland in March 2018. But NordVPN isn’t the only provider to be affected. Both Avast and TorGuard have also been impacted by the breach. Avast addressed a breach that...
Sri Lanka is facing a number of security issues, as political and religious tensions grow within the country. Many religious communities country have been targeted by different terrorist groups and angry crowds, creating a fragile peace in a country still recovering from its civil war a decade ago. As a result, the Sri Lankan government is...