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Torrenting is one of the fastest growing ways to share files on the internet, and in principle, it is legal. However, sharing and downloading unsanctioned copyrighted material is illegal, and this leave torrents, those that provide the services, and those that use them in a very grey area. Because it’s difficult to determine the legality of shared files,...
Counting the days till the next American Music Awards? So are we! The event will be broadcast live on ABC on October 9. However, if you’re outside the US, streaming the 2018 American Music Awards live can be tricky, if not impossible, due to geoblocks which restrict the ABC live stream to American viewers only. So,...
It’s a no-brainer that the vast majority of people who make regular use of a VPN, do so mainly out of a concern for their privacy. However, recent discoveries related to Facebook’s data collection and ad targeting practices have shown that your sensitive info isn’t necessarily out of anyone’s reach — and the issue can...
Most top-rated VPN providers claim to have a strict no-logs policy – but can you really trust them? With little to no evidence, we don’t blame you for being hesitant to take nothing but a VPN provider’s word when it comes to the security of your sensitive personal data. NordVPN has always claimed to have a...
There are some VPN Providers that have begun offering a lifetime subscription to their members. This is either in addition to the usual month/year/2-year options, or the only available option. On paper, the lifetime membership looks like a “can’t miss deal”. As a consumer you pay a slightly higher, one-time membership fee, and then you...
A VPN is a must if you want to surf the web safely and securely, access geo-restricted streaming sites, or use torrenting services. However, with so many excellent VPNs to choose from, knowing which is right for you can be difficult. But, don’t worry, help is at hand. At vpnMentor we tested over 200 VPNs....
When you connect to the internet, your data goes over an unsecured network. It can easily be monitored, recorded, altered, or stolen as it travels from your computer to web servers. When there are no strong preventive measures in place, hackers can grab your data. For example, in May and July this year, hackers store...
If you have ever taken interest in the Great Firewall of China, you have probably heard of Shadowsocks. It is often mistaken for a VPN-based technology — but while some of the functions overlap, Shadowsocks and VPNs are two completely different things. This article will help you understand the different aspects of the two technologies....
Introduction So many Online Child Safety guides are just scaring parents, without telling them what they can actually do; and this is why we came together, a group of cybersecurity experts and parents, to create a different guide. It’s updated for September 2021, and it’s all about steps you can take to protect your child...
In 2016 and 2017, a series of data breaches affecting government bodies, businesses and private individuals has led to an increase in spending on cybersecurity. The Equifax Inc. breach had enormous implications for the approximately 145 million people whose data was compromised. Consequently, the company is in the throes of a significant internal overhall. In...