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...
We love movies, we love the Internet, we love Netflix. But with so many good titles going around, it’s often difficult to make up our minds — especially if we don’t know what exactly it is we want to watch. Wouldn’t it be cool if there was a way to find a series or movie...
Jonathan J. Klinger is an attorney who specializes in technology law in general and privacy and security law in particular.  He has been practicing law for over 11 years and has been an independent sole-practitioner since 2007. The majority of his clients are technology companies, in the areas of security, publishing, and data mining.  Jonathan...
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...
“Some people say privacy is dead – get over it. I don’t agree with that. Privacy is very important.” Tim Berners-Lee When Tim Berners-Lee first coded what would become the World Wide Web, his vision was to create a completely free, radically democratic space for communicating, connecting and sharing information. No borders, no barriers, just open,...
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...
Thyla van der Merwe received a BCom in Mathematics, Statistics and Economics, a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She has a graduate MSc in Information Security at Royal Holloway, University of London as a FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholar. Prior to starting at Royal...