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Private Internet Access vs Kaspersky Secure Connection 2022

After testing all, we can decleare a winner

Rating

Features 9.2/10
Pricing 8/10
Ease of Use 9.6/10
Reliability & Support 9.8/10
Features 6/10
Pricing 6/10
Ease of Use 7/10
Reliability & Support 5.6/10

Reviews

Expert Review
Author Image Matthew Amos
Matthew Amos

Cybersecurity Researcher

9.8/10

Private Internet Access has one of the cheapest VPN subscriptions available — you can sign up for as little as $2.03/month. With such a low price, I wondered whether PIA could really stand out against its higher-priced competitors. It’s been around for 10+ years, so it could be one of the best-value VPNs out there. I decided to find out just how good it is by looking into the company’s lo...

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Latest positive user review
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Ez
10.0/10
Best VPN Out on The Market

I like PIA VPN the best for the following reasons: ● It's a reliable and trustworthy policy; they don... 't record anything harmful to you; strict no logs. ● I've been using it for one month and there are specific times when it speeds up my internet speed (varies by internet) ● It's a distinctive feature of DIP (dedicated IP) - I think not many popular VPNs have this feature, I also purchased this feature to avoid getting the captcha verification and it never showed up ever since. It's only been a month using this VPN but as I gain more experience with this client, I'm pretty sure I will find more good features and utilize them. Thanks for having read my review:)More

Latest negative user review
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Steve Taylor
4.0/10
What support ?

Contacted online help service for not being able to install or having an issue trying to install/log i... n with android box - was told that they "still have been unable to find a fix for android box issue (i.e. it does not work ! ) - but - Hey our tech people are working hard at it" Read somewhere that this "issue" existed over 5 years ago. Think they need to work hard at finding competent technicians.More

Expert Review
Author Image Ren Sayer
Ren Sayer

Cybersecurity Researcher

5/10

As a VPN from a leading cybersecurity company, you’d expect Kaspersky Secure Connection to be of a high standard. But its privacy policy has always concerned me because of its suspicious connections with the Russian FBS. Also, the US government has banned the use of Kaspersky software within its factions, which raises further concerns. After conducting my testing and research, I can say that...

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Latest positive user review
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Anonymously
10.0/10
BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK

Very Good Deal pricing wise, very simple to operate, love the KILL SWITCH option, which protects you f... rom KSC loss while online, and protects; banking, bitcoin, ethereal, litecoin, B2B, etc. Only two drawbacks witnessed are; sometimes there's the slowness with throughput or latency with the limited amount of servers/growing popularity AND you have to manually update to new improve releases/versions (wish KSC was auto-update or at least notified you when a new version is available.More

Latest negative user review
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John
2.0/10
Uninstalling it- Webmail Problems

Going to uninstall it. Have used Kaspersky KIS for years. However, the VPN product made my webmail wit... h Earthlink inoperable. Not all the time but enough that I would go a couple of days trying to retrieve my email before I realized that VPN has come back on with start-up. I usually turn it off because of problems. Only had about a month but would not recommend it. A lot of time wasted and frustration blaming my ISP for problems caused by Kaspersky VPN. Not ready for prime time.More

Pricing

Starting price $2.03/month
Money Back Guarantee (Days) 30 days
Devices per license 10 devices
Starting price $2.5/month
Money Back Guarantee (Days) 30 days
Devices per license 5 devices

The Bottom Line

Author Image Matthew Amos
Matthew Amos

Cybersecurity Researcher

Final Verdict: Great Price for Customizable Security on Any Device Private Internet Access provides strong security with several customization options. Plus, its large server network is great for torrenting since every location allows P2P downloads. I was even able to download twice as fast with its port forwarding option. On top of that, it has full-featured versions for every major OS, including one of the best Linux apps around. It’s a great value for the price, especially with its yearly subscription. In addition, its privacy policy has been proven in 2 different court cases. Regular transparency reports are further proof it’s a company you can trust to handle your data. There are a few flaws. The customer support is hit-or-miss. On top of that, it has inconsistent speeds on local servers, and it’s really slow on long-distance ones. Overall, I recommend Private Internet Access if you want to torrent on…

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