If you have a Netflix account, you may have noticed your available content is limited to your country. Netflix content differs from region to region and watching shows from a different region than the one you’re in might seem impossible. This can be extremely frustrating if, for example, you are on vacation outside the US...
Let’s be honest: “free” and  “VPN” is almost never a good combination. Sure, there are some exceptions, but Hola – which has put its users at risk repeatedly – is certainly not one of them. So here are 5 better – and safer – alternatives. Coronavirus Update: Many people are staying at home. , we think it’s...
What does your research mainly consist of today? Michael: From a performance perspective, the issues are piling up. Cloud computing, for example, presents a big challenge. The communication demands are growing at a very fast pace, and because the internet was designed in a very different era, we are seeing suboptimal performance. We are left...
Do you think there is a way to combat the problem of “native advertising?” TOPG: The best way of handling the problem of native advertising is two-fold.  First, education.  Many people, if not most, don’t understand what it is (in a nutshell, native advertising is a way of disguising advertising to look like legitimate content...
How did the two of you become interested in the privacy world? Michael – Investigating cyber criminals can take quite a toll on a person. I became interested in privacy around 2002 when I discovered that any cyber sleuth could look up my home address in public online records. I immediately sought books such as...
Here is the quick guide on how to pay anonymously Use TOR or other methods to hide IP address. When Bitcoin transactions are transmitted over TOR, there is no way to determine where they originated. Always use anonymous email addresses. Start a new Bitcoin address wallet for each transaction. Even when you might be tempted...
With more than 1 billion users in 180 countries, WhatsApp is the world’s favorite messaging app. Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014 left privacy experts and security-conscious users concerned. After all, Facebook and its 3rd party apps were involved in multiple security breaches, resulting in thousands of users’ private information being leaked. However, WhatsApp have...
Netflix is now available in almost every country and territory on the planet. But not all Netflix accounts are created equal. The largest library, with the best movies and TV in the world, is exclusively available on Netflix US. For many reasons, if you’re using Netflix outside the US, you’ll be geo-restricted from accessing any...
Since the Edward Snowden leaks revealed the extent to which government bodies can monitor and gather data on users all over the world, it’s more important than ever to take steps to protect your privacy. But with the number of different threats out there, you may struggle to figure out where to even start. Maybe...
So, you’ve decided to go with . Good choice! NordVPN is one of our favorites. It’s widely considered to be one of the best VPNs out there. While the $11.95/month price tag may seem high, NordVPN offers incredible promo deals – as long as you know how to get them. Nord’s system for applying the discounts...