Posts tagged with "security"

VPNs That Are Known to Have Been Hacked

It’s not unusual for larger businesses to occasionally come under threat from online criminals and VPNs are no different. Despite their best attempts at protecting our online security, even VPN clients aren’t entirely safe from attack. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that many of the largest VPN providers have been compromised at…

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An Easy Guide to Maintaining Anonymity and Privacy Online

Updated March 4, 2019 Among all the technologies that people use to maintain their online privacy, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and the Tor Network are the most popular, and rightly so. Not only do they prevent your ISP, your government and cybercriminals from monitoring your online traffic, they cloak your real identity from the websites…

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How To Effectively Check For IP Leaks

Virtual Private Networks or VPNs are software tools that enable you to access the internet anonymously. But while they do offer a great service, a few tiny errors can put your privacy at risk in incidents known as IP leaks. Basically, an IP leak occurs when your Internet Protocol address is exposed outside your VPN…

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Microsoft Gearing Up to Make Windows Devices Password Free

An interesting revelation has emerged from the Microsoft camp. Starting with a new Windows 10 build codenamed 19H1, Microsoft wants to eliminate passwords. The move towards having password-less devices began with the insider build 18305, where it was exclusive. However, moving forward, all future builds on Windows devices will allow users to go password-less.

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How Does Online Privacy and Security Help Curb Domestic Violence?

As Internet users, we’re always trying to find better ways of maintaining online privacy and security in the face of attempted breaches by Internet Service Providers (ISPs), government intelligence agencies and criminal hackers. For some users, such as activists and journalists, maintaining online privacy and security is crucial to preserving their liberty and freedom, meaning…

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