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When you connect to the internet, your data goes over an unsecured network. It can easily be monitored, recorded, altered, or stolen as it travels from your computer to web servers. When there are no strong preventive measures in place, hackers can grab your data. For example, in May and July this year, hackers store millions of customer reco...
The Best VPNs to Stay Safe from Hackers
If you have ever taken interest in the Great Firewall of China, you have probably heard of Shadowsocks. It is often mistaken for a VPN-based technology — but while some of the functions overlap, Shadowsocks and VPNs are two completely different things. This article will help you understand the different aspects of the two technologies. We wil...
Shadowsocks vs. VPNs —  Everything You Need to Know
In 2016 and 2017, a series of data breaches affecting government bodies, businesses and private individuals has led to an increase in spending on cybersecurity. The Equifax Inc. breach had enormous implications for the approximately 145 million people whose data was compromised. Consequently, the company is in the throes of a significant inte...
5 High-Performing Cyber Security Stocks to Look Out for in 2021
Led by internet privacy researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s team recently discovered a huge data breach in flight booking website Option Way.  Based in France, with an international customer base, Option Way helps users find flight deals to and from destinations around the world.  The data breach exposed the personal details ...
Report: Flight Booking Platform Exposes Customer Data
Interview with CyberGhost’s CEO, Robert Knapp, Bucharest Sep 08 2016 VPNMentor: You founded CyberGhost in 2004, What made you do that? It was a coincidence really. We started  as part of a software range in a software publishing house in Germany. We were doing a few tools and someone said “let’s do a product that can access free web proxies. W...
Robert Knapp Interview: CyberGhost Is Not a VPN Company
A three days long hackathon on the subject of anonymity on the web at Bar Ilan University has exposed breaches in the encryption mechanism of the search engine that boast using the slogan “The search engine that doesn’t track you”. The vpnMentor team cover exclusively the hackathon and accompanied the teams from day one up until the astonishing ...
Exclusive: Encryption Mechanism Breach on DuckDuckGo
Here at vpnMentor, we believe that cybersecurity is a priority, not an afterthought. But who is responsible for securing your information when you share it online - you, or the company you share it with? I had a chance to speak with Sean Wright, one of the UK’s foremost experts in information security and the chapter leader of the Open Web Ap...
Expert Weighs in on the State of Cybersecurity
There's little doubt that the internet has transformed the modern world as we know it, and mostly in a positive way. From the ability to access information from anywhere we like, to instantaneous global communication, the worldwide web has helped to shape a more connected world where ideas, culture and commerce flow freely. But, like the univ...
The 20 Biggest Hacking Attacks of All Time
IPVanish is a great VPN to use for encrypting your data, browsing the web anonymously, and streaming media. But, downloading the software – although simple – can be daunting at first. To make it easier for you, we break down the steps and take you through the installation process. With our tutorial, you’ll be using IPVanish in minutes. ...
How to Download and Install IPVanish in 2021 (Quick + Easy!)
Censorship is not new  Censorship is not a new occurrence, neither is it an idea that is specific to the World Wide Web. Information that is counter to the religious or political ideals of a community or country, or is seen as a threat to security, has been removed from the public sphere throughout history. As far back as 399 BCE, Socrate...
Online Censorship has an Escalating Pattern. Where is Your Country Positioned?