May 17, 2018

Why You Need a VPN While Torrenting

WHAT IS TORRENTING? Torrenting is a popular file sharing protocol based on peer-to-peer (P2P) technology. An Internet user may download .torrent files which are media content files containing anything from audios, videos, games, applications, movies and images. There are millions of .torrent files available on the Internet. Users would firstly download these on […]
May 11, 2018

Who is Watching You Online?

As you surf the Internet, post a Facebook status, go online shopping, or open up your emails, more information is being collected about you than ever before. Your digital footprints are creating a profile on your Big Data, which can be traced back to your identity. Have you ever wondered though: who exactly […]
May 1, 2018

How To Watch Netflix When You’re Overseas

The best way to watch Netflix when you are abroad. Picture this: you are away on a work trip or on a college exchange program. You just had a long day of meetings or classes which used up pretty much all the brain power you had left for the day. After a hot […]
April 24, 2018

Choosing a VPN Server: Why Different Regions Matter

Unlike other Virtual Private Network (VPN) providers that provide only one type of configuration, BolehVPN is unique in that we offer many different configuration options; from the super privacy conscious that require military grade encryption, to those that want to P2P securely, or even speed optimized servers for streaming video from geo-specific websites. […]
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 […]
April 12, 2018

Encryption: What Is It, What Is It Good For, & Why You Need It For Privacy

Encryption; while it may previously have been something unfamiliar to many, it has now become something more commonly known to most with the emergence of encrypted chats in messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram. You may also be aware of the tiny green padlock next to a website’s URL in your address […]
April 3, 2018

8 Security Tips When Downloading Apps from App Stores

Our smartphones are increasingly becoming a more important fixture to our everyday lives. From using it for work, productivity, mobile banking, games and social media, the apps we use and download without thinking can have all kinds of access to our information. Apps from the app store can be retrieving all kinds of […]
March 31, 2018

Facebook & Cambridge Analytica: How to Download All Your Data Facebook Has on You

In case you have been living under a rock, when the news broke out on 17th March 2018 that UK-based data firm Cambridge Analytica had been acquiring data on 50 million Facebook users to be analysed to target voters in US President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, people have only now finally come […]