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“No Log” Claims: The Truth Behind the Message

Logging is a hot topic in the VPN industry, with lots of chatter surrounding which providers log and how much information they log. Much of this discussion is negative, with assertions that logging is invasive, done for nefarious purposes and that VPN providers…

Dyn DNS provider suffers DDoS.

Savvy VPN Users Turn To VyprVPN During Massive DDoS Attack

As we detailed on our blog last week, the largest DDoS attack reported in history took place on October 21. The attack employed the Mirai botnet, a botnet of IoT-connected devices, to take down sites hosted by the Dyn DNS provider. During this…

The Surveillance Continues: Yahoo Scans Hundreds of Millions of User Emails

The Surveillance Continues: Yahoo Scans Hundreds of Millions of User Emails

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, yet every new revelation about the United States government’s sweeping surveillance of citizens still creates a stir. On October 4, Reuters broke news that Yahoo was surveilling the email of hundreds of millions of users – on request…

use a vpn for all travel this summer to secure yourself on wi-fi while on vacation

Infographic: Using a VPN While Traveling

With so many public, unsecured Wi-Fi networks out there, it’s absolutely essential to use a VPN while traveling and connecting over these networks. Our graphic outlines the details.

use a vpn for all travel this summer to secure yourself on wi-fi while on vacation

Why a VPN is Essential when Traveling and Using Wi-Fi

When you set out for a trip, whether it be a quick weekend getaway or an international vacation, there are some must-have items you always bring with you. One essential travel item that’s often overlooked is a Virtual Private Network, or VPN. A…

Dangers Public Wifi

The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is convenient, and oftentimes free. It’s prevalent, too, and is available in many frequently-visited locations around the world. What you need to be aware of is that with these convenient public Wi-Fi networks come great risks! When using these networks, you may…

a history of VPNs

A Brief History of VPNs

1 in 4 people use a VPN in countries around the world. Their motivations vary, from a desire for privacy and security, to overcoming censorship, to improving streaming experience. But what is a VPN, and how did it come about? We’ve taken a…

The evolution of the encryption debate

The Evolution of the Encryption Debate

Encryption has been in the news a lot recently. Whether it’s Apple vs. the FBI, Microsoft suing the Justice Department, or Senators drafting bills to require mandatory encryption backdoors, encryption and cybersecurity are very hot topics lately. We’re taking a look at the…

use a vpn for all travel this summer to secure yourself on wi-fi while on vacation

5 Reasons Why a VPN is Needed While on Vacation

Are you traveling somewhere exciting this summer? The amazing part about travel in the 21st century is that we can stay connected to everything that is happening at home, even if we are halfway across the world! However, with this luxury comes apprehension….

Censorship in Africa is increasing

Internet Censorship In Africa

Censorship is increasing in Africa. From recent social media blocks during elections in Uganda, Congo and Chad to Ethiopia’s increasing control over the Internet, it appears censorship is on the rise across the continent. In many cases, state-owned telecoms have full control over the Internet and can…