If you love to work on the move and take pride in finding the perfect co-working center, coffee shop, or other free wi-fi network, a good VPN (virtual private network) that protects your connection is an absolute must. One of the first things world travelers discover is that although it’s called the worldwide web, the...
The list of countries that have blocked The Pirate Bay keeps growing, with enforcement of those bans rising sharply as well. In just the past year, well over 1,000 copyright violation lawsuits have been filed against US torrenters alone. The Pirate Bay is no stranger to attracting the attention of legal authorities, but new restrictions...
A VPN or virtual private network is one of the best ways to secure your internet connection and keep your data private. However, all of that protection amounts to nothing if a VPN can be easily hacked. How secure is your VPN service? We decided to find out. In the end, it comes down to...
Canale 5 made history in 1980 when it became the first privately-owned TV network to provide national coverage across Italy. Today, it has gained a massive, loyal viewer base which makes it the most watched channel in the country with an audience share of over 16%. Being a pioneer is just one of the things...
vpnMentor‘s research team recently discovered that Freedom Mobile experienced a huge data breach. Led by hacktivists Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s researchers discovered a breach which exposes up to 1.5 million active Freedom Mobile users’ personal data. Freedom Mobile (formerly Wind Mobile) is Canada’s fourth-largest wireless communications provider. Our team discovered 5 million unencrypted records, but...
If you live Down Under and love the best of British TV, from Eastenders to the Premier League, you need BBC iPlayer. There’s one problem. Technically, you can only access the iPlayer website if you live in the UK. We say ‘technically’ because there is a quick and simple trick to bypass this ‘geoblock’. All...
vpnMentor’s research team discovered a hack affecting 80 million American households. Known hacktivists Noam Rotem and Ran Locar discovered an unprotected database impacting up to 65% of US households. Hosted by a Microsoft cloud server, the 24 GB database includes the number of people living in each household with their full names, their marital status,...
New to VPNs? No worries – everyone has to start somewhere! At vpnMentor, we’re here to help. If you’re still wondering what a VPN is, how it works, where you can use it, and which one to pick, you’ve come to the right place. Join us as we shed some light on everything a newcomer...
Are you currently outside the UK and missing the BBC? Bypass this frustrating geoblock and enjoy all the content on BBC iPlayer with , the best VPN provider for streaming. You can also access it with ,, , and If you’re reading this, there are two possible scenarios: you’re looking for a reliable way of unblocking...
vpnMentor can exclusively reveal that more than a quarter of Fortune 500 companies were hacked in the last decade. This peaked with a record number of hacks in 2018. Fortune 500 companies experienced 41 hacks in 2018 alone, more than double 2017’s record of 20. Fortune 500 is Fortune magazine’s annual list of the 500...