6 Ways You Didn’t Know to Access Blocked Websites in Malaysia

Posted by Aazean on 19-Mar-2017 13:15:00

Internet freedom in Malaysia is something that may strike a chord among its netizens. In fact, according to Freedom House (an independent watchdog NGO dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world) their latest annual ‘Freedom on the Net’ report showed that Malaysia’s Freedom on the Net score is the worse it has ever been since the past couple of years.

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Topics: FAQ, Internet Freedom

Myth: “Private Browsing (Incognito) is Enough for My Privacy”

Posted by Aazean on 12-Mar-2017 11:42:57

Private Window, InPrivate Browsing, Incognito mode, “porn mode”; call it what you may, but have you ever wondered how safe it really is to browse in these ‘privacy modes’?

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Topics: Internet Security, Myth Series

Myth: “Bitcoin is Anonymous”; Why You Should Use a VPN with Cryptocurrencies

Posted by Aazean on 03-Mar-2017 18:30:00

A common misconception of Bitcoins (or most cryptocurrencies for that matter) is that they are anonymous. However, this is not the case.

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Topics: Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Myth Series

Can Using a VPN Bypass Internet Quota?

Posted by Aazean on 24-Feb-2017 17:21:21

Here is a common question we are often asked at BolehVPN

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Topics: FAQ

Is My Boss Monitoring My Internet Usage?

Posted by Aazean on 03-Feb-2017 12:44:32

If you own a company-sponsored laptop or connect to your company’s private network, there is a good chance that your employer is monitoring your Internet usage at work. It is not uncommon for companies to be known for employee monitoring. In fact, there are even guides online teaching employers how to effectively monitor their employees.

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Topics: Internet Security, Network Security

Free Mobile VPNS; Are They Safe?

Posted by Aazean on 27-Jan-2017 16:31:51

From Google’s Play Store

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Topics: Device Security

TOR Over VPN & VPN Over TOR: Which is Better?

Posted by Aazean on 19-Jan-2017 20:22:24

After reading our article on ‘TOR vs VPN Comparisons’, you might now be interested in learning if you could in fact combine the use of both The Onion Router (TOR) and VPN together.

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Topics: Internet Security

Internet of Things: Security and Risk Management

Posted by Roselyna on 12-Jan-2017 00:00:00

Then

In 1982, a coca-cola machine became the first Internet-connected appliance in the world and the starts of IoT revolution. According to Wikipedia, the concept ofthe Internet of Things was invented by and term coined by Peter T. Lewis in September 1985 in a speech he delivered at a U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supported session at the Congressional Black Caucus 15th Legislative Weekend Conference.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Risk Management, Control

To All Malaysians, Is Your Government Spying on You?

Posted by Aazean on 08-Jan-2017 13:39:52

If you clicked on this headline, you may have already had an inkling of it. You would have probably also heard in the news of the numerous media sites and blogs which are suspiciously blocked, especially whenever an election rolls around.

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Topics: Internet Security, News

Internet of Things : Are you ready for IoT?

Posted by Roselyna on 05-Jan-2017 00:30:00

Do you have IoT?

Everyone has heard about Internet of Things (IoT) right about now. If you haven’t then it’s time to start using your search engines and start typing ‘iot’ or we can just plainly say, 'IoT are devices that is capable of connecting to the internet and does not belong in the category of smartphones, tablets, networking equipment, notebook or desktop computers'.

IoT can be your smart televisions, smart toasters, door locks, refrigerators, air-conditioning, CCTV, heaters, solar heaters, gates and whatever else that is connectable to the internet.

At the last estimated counts, there are about 30 billions IoT bought by consumers and growing at a rate of 5-6 bil annually over the next few years.

In other words, there are 30 billions devices that can be accessed from and to the Internet anytime and anywhere. For BolehVPN security team, the sheer numbers of IoT open up a lot of security and privacy concerns that consumers must be aware of.

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Topics: Lifestyle Security, Network Security, Internet of Things