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VNC (Virtual Network Computing) and VPN (Virtual Private Network) may sound similar, but they are in fact quite different. Virtual Network Computing is used on computers to view and control other machines remotely over a network connection. It is extremely useful for using a desktop on the road or from another part of the house. It...
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How to Test Your VPN Security

Written by: Kanishk Jain October 22, 2017
The primary aim of using any VPN service is data security. But how can you be sure that your VPN is actually protecting you? There are several steps involved while setting up a VPN which leaves the possibility of errors that can leak your data and expose your IP address even if you are connected...
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Have you ever experienced a scenario where your internet seems to be working absolutely fine while using a plethora of applications but is frustratingly slow when it comes to downloading torrents? You are not the only one. A lot of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) deliberately bottleneck your Peer to Peer connections. Peer to Peer (P2P)...
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As you might know, a VPN is basically a mediator server that masks all of your web activity and prevents your Internet service provider from keeping track of your traffic. Historically, VPNs were used by large corporations to encrypt their information for remote workers. However, the use of VPNs has increased extensively over the past...
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Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill that will prohibit the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) in order to border their censorship efforts. Along with Russia, China has also taken a stringent stand against the use of VPNs. It has ordered the country’s three telecom giants to restrict individuals from accessing VPNs and it...
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In 2016, about 32% of computer users in the world became a victim of different types of malware attacks. Although that number might seem surprising, it’s actually quite simple to click on a malicious website tainted with malware. A recent report revealed that around 76% of websites are vulnerable to malicious attacks and 1 in...
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With 638 million ransomware attacks in 2016 – which is more than 167 times the number of attacks in 2015 – ransomware, a new subsidiary of malware has swiftly laid an outset of its threat and capabilities. With various eminent organizations and personal users getting victimized by various cyber-attacks, a certain confusion between both these...