When companies all over the world faced a hit in the recent “WannaCry” ransomware demanding payment in the form of Bitcoin, the world saw a drastic surge in the growth of Bitcoin value.
A common misconception of Bitcoins (or most cryptocurrencies for that matter) is that they are anonymous. However, this is not the case.
Most VPN providers will offer customers various forms to pay for their VPN services. While in general most customers are happy paying for a VPN using a credit card or PayPal, the users who value financial anonymity would seek to deal their payments in cryptocurrencies.