As part of our efforts to increase the level of security and transparency in our apps and service, Private Internet Access partnered with the ioXt Alliance to test and certify our Android mobile VPN application.
[7:04] – One question that I have, is why wouldn’t an average user just set up their own VPN if trust is such an issue?[13:20] – You mentioned those curated lists, that also allows people to choose from servers that provide them certain functionality, like Netflix in the US for instance.
Apple has split the privacy labels into two types depending on whether the information collected is used to track you, or is not linked to you and used for things like app functionality.VPN Apps Privacy Labels: Data used to track you and Data linked to you.
In accordance with our strict no logging policy, Private Internet Access uses an innovative token system to offer dedicated IP addresses without connecting them to VPN accounts.
Spotify officials suggested that after the hack, users change their passwords and not use the same passwords on other platforms.“Working with Spotify, we confirmed that the database belonged to a group or individual using it to defraud Spotify and its users.
The legacy VPN network is sunsetting in October and Private Internet Access users will need to update their clients to be able to use the NextGen VPN network.
Those that are dealing with the banning of certain apps like WeChat and TikTok from the app store are being directed towards VPN services as a way to have access to app updates again.
The news comes from a U.S. Department of Commerce press release which is titled: “Commerce Department Prohibits WeChat and TikTok Transactions to Protect the National Security of the United States.” Where many people use VPNs in China to bypass Chinese censorship of American apps and services, the reverse is now going to become a thing.
vpnMentor researchers said the database stored copies of push notifications that various online sites were sending to their users via Mailfire's push notification service.
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TikTok was allegedly tracking Android users via their MAC addresses, a new Wall Street Journal report reveals.Improve your game with these thumb grips for your PS4 controller.Pick yourself up a pair of thumb grips for your Playstation 4 controller and watch your game take off.
This batch of fake no log VPNs was discovered by the research team at VPNMentor, who published the results on their blog on July 15th, 2020 after notifying both the offending VPNs and relevant authorities and confirming that the exposed server was finally being protected.
Mexico has been a highly requested VPN exit gateway location and our users can rest assured that we will bring the exit gateway back with a reliable data center partner as soon as possible.
A report by the International Digital Accountability Council (IDAC) examined 108 global COVID-19 tracing and tracking apps to examine data protection levels.Norway to stop Covid-19 track and trace app following warning from data protection watchdog.
Private Internet Access users will soon be able to access our Next Generation network of hardened VPN servers – which will be exiting a recently announced beta .Private Internet Access releases Next Generation VPN servers with security and speed improvements.
On May 13, the Senate failed to pass an amendment to the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act which would protect individuals’ Internet browsing and search history from government surveillance without a warrant.
The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has issued a reminder that all VPN users need to register their VPN tunnel with their internet service provider (ISP) by June 30th, 2020.
Private Internet Access made the decision to start offering geo-located regions as a way to re-enter regions like Russia and Brazil that we have previously had to leave due to regulatory reasons as well as a way to offer quality VPN exit nodes in regions where we were unable to source high quality VPN servers.List of Private Internet Access geo-located regions and their physical locations.
Private Internet Access beta users are now able to access Next Generation VPN servers on the PIA network using out beta desktop clients and mobile apps.Try out these exciting new updates to the Private Internet Access today and see why we’re the most trusted brand in the VPN industry.
These geo-located regions will still be bare metal VPN servers located in safe data centers under privacy-respecting regulations as is our standard for performance.In 2019 , Private Internet Access closed down its Brazilian exit gateways due to internet regulations in the region that could be used to attempt to force VPN servers to log.
That’s why the team at Top10VPN has created an automated tool that runs speed tests both with and without a VPN and stores the historical data to be displayed in a handy chart for users to view.
Private Internet Access is proud to announce the launch of 24/7 live chat coverage by our customer support team.Private Internet Access has been taking many steps to provide the best no log VPN service for the world and 24/7 live chat is just a part of that.
Knowing how to safely and anonymously browse the web is essential for protecting your personal privacy.A virtual private network (VPN) can help keep your internet browsing private or anonymous, but it may depend on the quality of the VPN that you choose to use.
Picture of Hikvision cameras in an electronic mall in Beijing on May 24, 2019.A new report claims that Amazon, Microsoft and Google are among a number of American firms that are providing various web services to Chinese surveillance firms accused of human rights abuses and which are now on a U.S. blacklist.
Private Internet Access believes in sponsorship as a way of giving back to the community and is proud to sponsor WireGuard.Because it is a free and open source software (FOSS) project, WireGuard development is supported by developers that donate their time, as well as companies that donate funds.
In March, Private Internet Access rolled out WireGuard® support to our beta testers on PIA desktop clients and mobile apps.WireGuard is officially a go on our Windows, Mac, Linux desktop clients as well as our Android & iOS mobile apps.
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.