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Testing VPN Speeds

One of the main attractions of VPN services are the encryption capabilities and anonymity benefits. VPN services like TorGuard provide ways to bypass censorship walls, hide internet traffic from ISP’s, and even give users the ability to make their connection virtually appear in over forty countries. Besides these basic security measures, VPNs also need good… Read More »

Facebook, Twitter have been vulnerable to a massive exploit for years

Hackers access hidden information with some of the most complicated techniques available. But sometimes the most successful hacks are simple tricks hidden in plain sight, where you’d least expect them. A widespread vulnerability, brought to Mic‘s attention by New York-based developer Ben Halpern, allows hackers and online scammers to bait you with a link, then use… Read More »

How the US Government brought down Kickass Torrents

Until today, Kickass Torrents (KAT) was one of the most visited websites on the internet and brought in tens of millions of dollars a year in advertising. Now, the website is no more. It has disappeared from the internet and its 30-year-old alleged founder and operator, Ukranian Artem Vaulin, has been arrested and is facing… Read More »

How (and why) to set up a VPN today

Marissa Mayer made Yahoo’s VPN famous by using it to check on the work habits of her employees. Lost amid today’s VPN conversation, however, is the fact that virtual private networks are much more than just pipelines for connecting remote employees to central work servers. And that’s a damn shame, because VPNs can be helpful… Read More »

Play Pokemon Go in Any Country with a VPN

Pokemon Go is sweeping the globe, if you haven’t heard of it you aren’t paying attention. It’s fun for sure but also poses a risk for users many are not aware of.   Tips And Tricks For Pokemon Go I’m sure by now you’ve seen them walking around. People with their eyes glued to their… Read More »

Nord – Only VPN to still bypass Netflix Geoblocking

There has been a lot of hullabaloo over the last couple of months surrounding Netflix caving in to licence holders of television shows and movies, by clamping down on geo-unblocking services like UnoTelly and UnBlock Me. UnoTelly on the other hand, vowed to live up to its service level agreement, and quickly announced soon afterwards that… Read More »

Ivacy VPN Review

   Ivacy Review Founded in 2007, Ivacy is a promising little VPN provider that has a lot of potential. It is a relatively small service and is still finding its feet in the VPN industry. Ivacy was the first VPN service to offer Split Tunneling feature (as it claims on its website). It has recently been… Read More »

Cactus VPN Review

  Overview CactusVPN is a smaller VPN service which ranks up among some of the better services reviewed by this site. Users looking for good security at an affordable cost should consider looking at CactusVPN. Pricing Structure CactusVPN’s pricing model differs significantly from other providers, offering users the opportunity to purchase access to servers in… Read More »

VPN.AC Review

   VPN.AC Review VPN.AC is on the smaller side of VPN corporations, but I believe it is in the Goldilocks Zone of VPN providers. With servers strategically located across 16 countries, it provides plenty of nodes, but is small enough that you communicate directly with the engineers who deploy and maintain its network. Packages and Pricing VPN.ac… Read More »