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Internet restrictions have tightened around the world. Governments are more concerned about the use of OpenVPNs and are doing whatever it takes to outwit their restrictions. The Great Firewall of China is pretty effective at blocking VPN providers from inside and outside its borders. Of course, it's impossible to see data being encrypted in V...
An Introduction to Hiding your OpenVPN Traffic
With Dave Peck, Nick Robinson and Peter Sagerson working on the VPN security you need for encrypting your transmitted data, you don’t have to worry about what’s “under the hood” of the products and services they provide at Cloak. Cloak users enjoy user friendly VPN that comes with honesty and integrity, and this interview with Dave Peck shows...
Dave Peck, Co-Founder of Cloak, Reveals What Cloak VPN Can and Cannot Do - Interview
Amit Bareket knows that consumers who want to browse the internet safely with VPN, like their systems fast, simple and easy. He and his co-founder Sagi Gidali began SaferVPN in 2013, and they now have 150 servers in more than two dozen locations around the world. Because SaferVPN has developed apps for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Chrome and r...
Amit Bareket, Co-Founder of Safer VPN, Makes Complicated VPN Services Simple, Fast and Easy
vpnMentor’s research team recently received a report from an anonymous ethical hacker about a massive data leak exposing users of over 70 adult dating and e-commerce websites from around the world. The various websites were all using the same marketing software built by email marketing company Mailfire — who was responsible for the leak. T...
Report: Popular Marketing Tool Exposes Dating Site Users in Massive Data Leak
Led by Noam Rotem, a well-known white hat hacker and activist, VPNMentor’s research team discovered a major security breach in Gearbest.  With hundreds of thousands of sales every day, Gearbest is a highly successful Chinese e-commerce company. The site sells a range of electronics and appliances, as well as clothing, accessories, and home...
Report - Gearbest Hack: Hundreds of Thousands Affected Daily by Huge Data Breach
My favorite way to spend the weekend is on my couch, having food delivered and binge-watching Netflix – I'm sure many of you can relate! Unfortunately for me, I currently live outside the US, so every time I try to access Netflix USA, I keep getting that frustrating proxy error message and find myself blocked out. Finally, a friend told me I ...
We Tried NordVPN’s Customer Service – This is What We Learned
We often fail to realize the importance of keeping ourselves hidden on the Internet. In an era when so many activities, from communications to payments, take place online, security is increasingly important. Maintaining your privacy on the World Wide Web can be tedious, so we’ve drawn up a comprehensive list of 18 best tools that can help...
16 FREE Online Tools for Privacy
When was the last time you thought about your WiFi router? Let me guess: When your internet connection got sketchy, and you made your magic move - disconnecting the power cord, waiting 10 seconds, and then reconnecting. Poof! You were able to reboot it and were up and running again, after a sigh of relief. But I know hackers, and you won't belie...
The Ultimate WiFi Security Guide: Government Agent's Tips You Can Do at Home for Free
The UK and AU are introducing new age verification systems to prevent children from accessing porn. Even though these laws protect children, the new rules put your privacy at risk. Luckily, you can use a VPN to access porn safely. A VPN allows you to keep your online activity private and protects you against trackers. Here's everything you ne...
No ID Needed | Bypass the UK and AU Porn Bans
In this golden era of data security awareness, we ventured to find out just how informed people are about their safety and privacy online. The research we conducted showed particularly surprising - and even concerning - results. We asked questions like, where are people using VPNs? Who is using the Dark Web? And which government requests the ...
VPN Use and Data Privacy Stats for 2021