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 […]
March 16, 2018

5 Benefits of a Paid VPN Service Over a Free VPN

With tons of free Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) readily downloadable off the Internet or on your smartphone, why would anyone want to pay for a VPN service when you could get one for free, right? Have you ever given it a thought on how free VPN companies are sustaining a business when they […]
March 6, 2018

What is an Altcoin? A Basic Beginner’s Explanation

What is an altcoin? For anyone who is new to Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies, the term altcoin is one that you may not have heard before. Simply put, an alt coin or alternative coin simply means it is an alternative to Bitcoin which are any cryptocurrencies created after Bitcoin. You may have heard of […]
March 1, 2018

What Is An ICO (Initial Coin Offering)? A Simple Explanation

To understand what an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is, let us first begin with an analogy. Take for instance in a stock market; when a business opens up, people want to buy a stock in them. Buying stock in a business is basically like buying a small piece of the business. When they […]
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 […]
February 14, 2018

Why Are Netflix Shows Blocked in Different Countries?

Have you ever been so frustrated with Netflix, Youtube or some other streaming service because you signed up for a premium account, only to find out that there were plenty of TV shows, movies and content that were geo-blocked in your country’s region? After all, it does not seem fair to you that […]
February 8, 2018

What is Blockchain? A Short Beginner’s Introduction

Take for example; Ali want to buy a bowl of ‘laksa’ from Siti with MYR10. Siti has to trust that the MYR10 note she is receiving is legit and not a fake. If instead Ali decides to transfer money, or use and ATM to pay Siti, essentially what Ali is doing is sending […]
January 31, 2018

What are PGP Keys? – A Basic Beginner’s Guide on How It Works

PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is an encryption program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP was developed by Phil Zimmermann in 1991. Essentially, PGP is used for data encryption and digital signatures. PGP is used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, emails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to […]