February 22, 2019

HTTPS vs VPN: Why You Need a VPN If HTTPS Is Secure

HTTPS vs VPN; they are two different things but both serve the purpose of your Internet protection. In fact, both should be used together when surfing the web as they cannot be substituted for one another.   HTTPS HTTPS also stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. You can tell when a website is […]
February 12, 2019

Are VPNs Illegal? Why Do Some Countries Ban VPNs?

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) serves a large number of purposes; mostly to encrypt your Internet traffic, secure your online connection for safe surfing, or enabling remote users of companies and education institutions to access a private network. If all these reasons for a VPN sound really good, how are VPNs illegal in […]
January 18, 2019

How Safe Is Mobile Banking?

How safe is mobile banking? After all you have often heard of how there are plenty of online scams out there just looking to siphon off your bank account. You might even know someone personally who has been conned or swindled in one way or another through the phone, malware links, or phishing […]
October 12, 2018

Are Proxies Safe? Why a VPN is Better

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and proxies are quite often mistaken for being the same thing or a substitute for each other, when in fact they are different from one another. While the one thing VPNs and proxies share in common is that they enable you to appear as though you are connecting to […]
September 25, 2018

Do I Need A VPN For Gaming? Here are 10 Cool Reasons Why

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is synonymous with many things; privacy, security, anonymity. But did you know you can also use a VPN for gaming? Yes! A VPN can indeed totally change your quality online gaming experience in ways you may not have thought of before. Let us take a look at how […]
September 4, 2018

5 Eyes, 9 Eyes, 14 Eyes: Why It Matters For VPN Jurisdiction

If you read our previous article on what the 5/9/14 Eyes Alliance is, you may be interested to understand further how this affects a Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider you choose or its VPN jurisdiction. To briefly recap, the 5/9/14 Eyes Alliance is an alliance of countries representing one global-surveillance conglomerate with the […]
August 29, 2018

What is the Five Eyes Alliance (FVEY)?

If you have never heard of what is the Five Eyes Alliance until now, well settle down with your blanket and a torchlight, because this spooky tale about shadow governments may cause you to lose sleep. As you may know, many government organisations operate sovereignly from their respective governments, and by doing so, […]
August 27, 2018

3 Ways To Test Links Before Clicking On Them

Suspicious links can be detrimental to your PC, tablet or smartphone when you click on them unaware and they turn out to be malicious. Malware, viruses and all kinds of phishing scams prey off victims who click on links unknowingly. Now you may be thinking: “But I’ll never be as silly to click […]