Antivirus vs Firewalls vs VPNs: What is the Difference?

Posted by Aazean on 05-Jun-2017 22:15:49

Sometimes referred to as the three pillars of protection; an antivirus software, a firewall and a VPN often make up the three important components of your security online. While these three serve a common purpose as your basics for securing your laptop or PC, they do function in their own specific ways.

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Topics: Internet Security, FAQ

The 5 Things You Should Never Do Online Without a VPN

Posted by Aazean on 10-May-2017 10:47:11

The Internet; both a boon and a curse for the human race. Just a couple of decades ago the World Wide Web was born but is now often deemed a basic necessity of life just like food and water.

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Topics: Internet Security

4 Things You Should Know About How Your Internet Privacy Just Died

Posted by Aazean on 29-Mar-2017 19:15:00


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Topics: Internet Security, News, 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

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

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

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

How to securely instant message online using OTR - Windows

Posted by Reuben on 03-Jan-2017 00:26:36

Communicating via instant messengers has been an increasingly important means of communication but how many of them are truly secure and protect your privacy especially when faced with widespread internet surveillance? In this guide we teach you how to use OTR messaging.

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Topics: Internet Security

7 Tips to Pick the Best Private VPN Service

Posted by Aazean on 04-Dec-2016 15:53:53

Firstly, what is a VPN? If you are reading this, you probably have a general idea what a VPN is or what it can do for you. In any case, a VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a network technology that creates a secure network connection over a public network such as the Internet or a private network owned by a service provider.

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Topics: Internet Security

TOR vs VPN Comparisons

Posted by Reuben on 30-Nov-2016 14:50:22

A common question for the privacy conscious is what is TOR and how does it compare to a VPN? Also, what are the advantages of using TOR vs VPN and vice versa? First of all, TOR and VPNs aren't really direct competitors but can be seen as different solutions.

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Topics: Internet Security