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BolehVPN and GST Tax

December 18th, 2014

This is just a quick heads up that starting 1 April 2015, BolehVPN will be charging 6% GST for its Malaysian customers or amounts paid in RM. We’ll have detailed updates on pricing adjustments (if any) as soon we confirm some things on our end.

This will not affect international customers coming from an IP that is outside Malaysia.

Japan Server Taken Down

December 4th, 2014

Unfortunately our Japan server has been taken down due to abuse and p2p activity. This server was marked strictly for SurfingStreaming and not a FullyRouted server, but sadly it was abused.

We are looking for a new server to replace it, and hope to have it up shortly. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Black Friday Deals from BolehVPN

November 25th, 2014

Black-Friday-Deals1BitCoin Black Friday

We are happy to provide a 10% discount for all purchases made using BitCoin during the promotional period which is 28th November 2014 – 1st December 2014.

Check out BitCoinBlackFriday.com for a whole list of other merchants offering promotions for BitCoin use and spread the love!

BestVPN Deal

We are also proud to partner with BestVPN.com to offer 15% additional days on any account purchased during the same period (28th November 2014 – 1st December 2014) if they send after purchase to our e-mail [sales [a] bolehvpn.net] with the following:

Subject: BestVPN Black Friday BolehVPN
Body:

BolehVPN Username:
Invoice ID:
Package Purchased:

For a full list of BestVPN.com’s promotions head on here.

TM Net Restoration of International Data Link to Europe

November 24th, 2014

An important notice to our Malaysian Customers that are on Unifi and Streamyx.

TM net have detected a fault on the South East Asia–Middle East-Western Europe (SMW4) submarine cable providing international data link to Europe.

Customers on Unifi and Streamyx will experience slow connection and speeds to our VPN servers in Europe

 

Due to this, UniFi and Streamyx users may experience:

  1. ​Slow browsing when accessing sites and servers hosted in Europe
  2. Less than ideal call quality when making and receiving VOIP calls to and from Europe
  3. Less than ideal online gaming performance when using servers hosted in Europe
  4. Customers using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and other critical business applications linked to Europe may also experience some level of service degradation.

 

Source: https://www.tm.com.my/OnlineHelp/Announcement/Pages/RESTORATION-OF-INTERNATIONAL-DATA-LINK-TO-EUROPE.aspx

Encrypting your DNS Lookups via DNSCrypt

November 24th, 2014

dnscryptA great way to improve your privacy is via DNSCrypt which was developed by OpenDNS to turn regular DNS traffic into encrypted DNS traffic that is secure from eavesdropping and man-in-the-middle attacks.

We highly recommend this to those who are serious about privacy and we did consider adding this to our own client but decided against it for the moment lest it add unnecessary complexity for the average user since sometimes DNSCrypt servers go down and it requires some trial and error to see which DNS servers work best for you.

Note that the program does trigger some Antivirus warnings due to it being unrecognised and called a proxy but it is safe.

The best way to use it with Windows is to get DNSCrypt WinClient which adds an easy to use graphical interface. All you have to do is

  1. Download DNSCrypt from here.
  2. Extract the DNSCrypt zip and them download DNSCrypt WinClient and place the exe in the “bin” folder of the previously extracted DNSCrypt.
  3. Run dnscrypt-winclient.exe. Pick a close DNS server to connect to and select the network adapters you want to apply it to.
  4. Then either “install as a service” or “start”. Doing it a service locks it in permanently and secures your computer everytime it boots up while start is just a one-off way.

For other OS, please refer to DNSCrypt website for further details.