April 19, 2018

Does a VPN Use Up Data?

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) can be used for a variety of purposes; this can be to access geo-restricted content, secure and privatise your online surfing traffic, and reclaim freedom of the Internet when bypassing censorship. However, one of the common questions we always get is if our VPN can be used to […]
March 21, 2018

What is a VPS? VPS vs VPN: What is the Difference?

VPS VS VPN You may have come across the term “VPS” and “VPN” and thought they were similar things. Although a VPS and a VPN may have very similar names but are in fact two very different things. In case you were confused if a VPS is like a VPN, let BolehVPN explain […]
February 22, 2018

Proxy VS VPN: What Is The Difference?

PROXY VS VPN VPN (Virtual Private Network) and proxy servers have increased in popularity over the years as digital tools to help you get around Internet restrictions, firewalls, and any kind of service/country that is imposing heavy censorship in regards to using the Internet. Most of us know that when we surf the […]
December 2, 2017

Open Source VS Proprietary Software: Which is Better?

OPEN SOURCE VS PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE Open Source Software (OSS) is a type of software in which its source code is freely available to the Internet, whereby its copyright holder allows others to collaborate, inspect, and modify the code. Proprietary software, on the other hand, (sometimes referred to as “closed source software”) describes software […]
June 5, 2017

Antivirus vs Firewalls vs VPNs: What is the Difference?

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.
May 19, 2017

Does a VPN Slow Down Internet Connection?

Some VPN providers may claim that surfing the Internet using a VPN will boost Internet connection speeds, or even assert that they help with ISP throttling.
March 19, 2017

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

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 […]
February 24, 2017

Can Using a VPN Bypass Internet Quota?

Here is a common question we are often asked at BolehVPN…