Why small businesses should buy VPN subscriptions for their employees

Why small businesses should buy VPN subscriptions for their employees

While large businesses often utilize site to site VPNs as part of their cybersecurity plan, the conventional wisdom has often been that small businesses don’t need to protect the internet use of their employees – this is a dangerous mentality that needs to be changed.

Private Internet Access announces Wireguard VPN Beta

Private Internet Access announces Wireguard VPN Beta

Private Internet Access has long had established server-client connection best practices for all of our VPN connection types such as OpenVPN and IPSec. We have added these best practices to our WireGuard implementation to ensure the same no logging VPN service that our users expect and will always get.

Private Internet Access updates Linux desktop client to prevent against [CVE-2019-14899]

Private Internet Access updates Linux desktop client to prevent against [CVE-2019-14899]

[CVE-2019-14899] affects many different types of VPN protocols including OpenVPN, WireGuard, and IKEv2/IPSec. Private Internet Access has released an update to its Linux client that mitigates [CVE-2019-14899] from being used to infer any information about our users’ VPN connections.

Nearly everyone in Ecuador is the victim of a data breach

Nearly everyone in Ecuador is the victim of a data breach

According to vpnMentor, the data appears to have come from multiple sources including Ecuadorian government registries, an Ecuadorian national bank and an automotive association.It even includes detailed information about individuals' family members.vpnMentor notified Ecuador's Computer Emergency Response Team, and the breach was closed on September 11th.

Kaspersky VPN Now Blocks 'Pirate' Sites in Russia

Kaspersky VPN Now Blocks 'Pirate' Sites in Russia

As a result, if tools with the ability to circumvent the blacklist don’t play ball by respecting its contents, they also face being blocked by ISPs. This proposal came to head earlier this year when telecoms watchdog Roscomnadzor wrote to several major VPN providers – NordVPN, ExpressVPN, TorGuard, IPVanish, VPN Unlimited, VyprVPN, Kaspersky Secure Connection, HideMyAss!, Hola VPN, and OpenVPN – demanding compliance .

Report: Russia Will Block Nine VPN Services in July

Report: Russia Will Block Nine VPN Services in July

The other providers contacted by Roskomnadzor include popular services like OpenVPN, NordVPN, four others with VPN in their names, IPVanish, TorGuard and Hide My Ass. Most were explicit in their refusal to comply with the regulator's demands, assuring their users that they weren't interested in perpetuating the Russian government's censorship.

CBP Traveler and License Plate Photos Stolen

CBP Traveler and License Plate Photos Stolen

While there have not been many details released about the people and information contained in the breach, most experts agree that it is highly unlikely to involve any photos of travelers, passports or license plates from the millions of “VPN travelers” who cross the borders virtually to enjoy freedom from censorship and privacy invasion.

VPNs can’t protect privacy. Use Tor Browser instead, even for everyday browsing.

VPNs can’t protect privacy. Use Tor Browser instead, even for everyday browsing.

Because relatively few people change their VPN server location during 1 session, trackers can be pretty sure that two users with exactly same browser fingerprint and TCP/IP fingerprint but different IP address, one.

Purism Launches Suite of Privacy Protecting Services and Apps Called Librem One

Purism Launches Suite of Privacy Protecting Services and Apps Called Librem One

Librem Chat – End-to-end encrypted messaging using an open network for secure, decentralized communication powered by the Matrix protocol. See Also: Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN Service Forges First OEM Partnership with Purism to Offer Hardware and Software Bundles with Powerful Privacy Protection.

Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN Service Forges First OEM Partnership with Purism to Offer Hardware and Software Bundles with Powerful Privacy Protection

Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN Service Forges First OEM Partnership with Purism to Offer Hardware and Software Bundles with Powerful Privacy Protection

“Combining our privacy protecting VPN capabilities with Purism’s line of products will provide the ultimate security package to users,” said Ted Kim, CEO of Private Internet Access.

The ‘Unreality’ of Russian Internet Censorship — Is There an Escape?

The ‘Unreality’ of Russian Internet Censorship — Is There an Escape?

Some bigger providers, such as PIA, had their websites blocked in Russia Thus, VPN is the most popular way to fight growing internet censorship in Russia and other restricted countries.

World Day Against Cyber Censorship 2019 — Who are the Biggest Enemies of the Internet?

World Day Against Cyber Censorship 2019 — Who are the Biggest Enemies of the Internet?

Current ‘Enemies of the Internet’: The governments of these countries usually block popular applications and technologies, filter specific websites and sometimes even manipulate the content that is allowed by sharing propaganda and fake news. Privacy and geo-blocked content bypass, are the two main purposes of the VPN, so it’s an essential tool when fighting cyber censorship.

42 Privacy Tools and Products To Protect Your Data in 2019

42 Privacy Tools and Products To Protect Your Data in 2019

ExpressVPN: ExpressVPN is a virtual private network service offered by the British Virgin Islands-based company Express VPN International Ltd. The software is marketed as a privacy and security tool that encrypts users’ web traffic and masks their IP addresses.

How to Make Your VPN Connection More Secure: A Beginners Guide

How to Make Your VPN Connection More Secure: A Beginners Guide

Stop DNS leaks When you use a VPN, you connect to the internet with the DNS server given by your VPN provider. With a kill switch, your internet connection will be blocked completely if there’s a problem with the VPN, which keeps your true IP address hidden.

Why Do You Need a VPN for VoIP

Why Do You Need a VPN for VoIP

VoIP VPN combines voice over Internet Protocol and virtual private network technologies to create a secure and encrypted tunnel over the internet to deliver VOIP traffic through.

How to Use a VPN to Improve Security on Your MacOS Device

How to Use a VPN to Improve Security on Your MacOS Device

If your VPN provider doesn’t have a custom app for Mac and you want to use OpenVPN, you’ll need to use the Tunnelblick app. Download and install the Tunnelblick app for Mac. Get the configuration package from your VPN provider and unzip it.

Benefits of Protecting Your IP Address

Benefits of Protecting Your IP Address

Travel websites display ticket prices based on the country from where you are booking. If for any reason, you don’t want a particular website to know about your real location, you can use a VPN. A VPN will hide your IP address.

Understanding a VPN Kill Switch

Understanding a VPN Kill Switch

A kill switch disconnects you from the internet if your VPN connection drops to ensure that your real IP isn’t leaked online. You might be thinking you won’t need a kill switch if the VPN connection doesn’t drop.

The Safest Ways to Buy a VPN Anonymously

The Safest Ways to Buy a VPN Anonymously

While Bitcoin is still the most popular anonymous payment method, some VPN providers are now accepting other altcoins, like Ripple, as well. Not all providers accept this type of payment, so be sure you double check before you purchase your card.

What are Static, Dynamic, Dedicated, and Shared IP Addresses

What are Static, Dynamic, Dedicated, and Shared IP Addresses

You might have heard of terms like static, dynamic, dedicated and shared IP addresses. With static and dynamic IPs explained, let’s see what shared and dedicated addresses are. If you’re an individual user who uses the internet and VPN for home use, a dynamic and shared IP will work for you.

Why It’s Important to Secure Your Router with a VPN

Why It’s Important to Secure Your Router with a VPN

A good VPN will allow you to connect to multiple devices (generally 3-5) on a single license. Installing VPN on your router will save you money by allowing you to connect all devices with a single subscription.

Mozilla tests Premium VPN Service

Mozilla tests Premium VPN Service

Mozilla will start the test of a commercial VPN offering tomorrow for a subset of users in the United States. The recommendation highlights the basics behind a VPN, that Mozilla selected ProtonVPN as the partner for the test, and the price of the subscription.