ProtonVPN has a special 2-year deal that you can only reach through its dashboard after you sign up with the provider. The 2-year deal was originally a Black Friday promotion, but just a few weeks ago, it was reinstated for existing users. ProtonVPN hasn’t promoted the deal or spread any news about it. Luckily, our...
If you’ve ever gone into technical mumbo-jumbo while using a VPN, you might have seen terms such as OpenVPN over TCP or OpenVPN over UDP. You might know that OpenVPN is the most secure VPN protocol. But what about TCP and UDP? What are these terms and what do they mean? Let’s understand what TCP...
Verizon introduced its own VPN service called Safe WiFi VPN for its iOS and Android customers at a low price. Powered by McAfee, Safe WiFi VPN aims at protecting mobile users on public WiFi networks and blocking unwanted ads. But, is it truly safe to use? Will it actually protect your privacy online and not...
If you took a look at this post on December 13th, you would have seen something very different. We decided to post about different IP leaks. So, why don’t we have that post anymore? A few VPNs contacted us and told us the research we presented isn’t fair to them. While we expected such reaction, we...
Here at vpnMentor, we commissioned a report to test the security and privacy of three wearables in the health and fitness sectors. Digitsole Warm Insoles, Modius Headband and Ivy Health Kids Thermometer were all found to be collecting and exposing personal information, putting their users’ privacy at risk. In the case of Digitsole and Modius, hackers...
Smartphones are Necessary for Work With calendars and contact lists featured on even the most basic models, smartphones have become veritable Swiss Army knives for the modern world. If used effectively, they can streamline projects and improve employee efficiency. Often they are central to a business’s communication with customers, as well as employees, with many...
There’s no denying the fact we live in turbulent times. The surge in terrorism and cyberattacks, among other reasons, has led border authorities around the world to keep much tighter control over ports of entry. While border control is necessary, it’s definitely a nuisance. Even more so, it’s not just walking through security and X-raying...
Protestors are more aware than ever that they are not completely safe. The federal government has come up with new policies to put their digital security at risk. Exercising First Amendment rights is not as safeguarded as it once was. Peaceful protestors are victims of government surveillance programs, and their associations and movements may be...
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...
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...