Facebook Privacy Scandal – How to Protect Your Data and Not Get Tracked

Recently a massive Facebook privacy scandal broke involving the world’s biggest social network and Cambridge Analytica, a data consultancy company. According to the allegations, the users’ data was used improperly during the US elections campaign in 2016 in order to profile millions of people and then serve custom ads that would influence their voting decision. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO … Read More

Test DNS Leak: Is Your VPN Service Exposing You on the Internet?

So you’re using a VPN service and are completely certain that it fully protects your online privacy. Would you bet your life on that? Have you heard of something called DNS leak? This means that your ISP or any other device that’s eavesdropping on your traffic can actually see the Internet requests made, as the browser or the apps on … Read More

The Ultimate Guide for Choosing a VPN for Online Shopping

If you think online shopping is always safe – guess again! Your financial information (credit card numbers, personal data) is at stake and you should not skimp on anything to keep that secure from cyber threats. For some years now online shopping is by far the preferred method of buying things during the holidays season and all through the year … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the FCC Net Neutrality Repeal

As first expressed in 2003 at Columbia University, net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. There have been a lot of discussions about net neutrality in the last couple … Read More

VPN for Public WiFi: Myth or Fact? Stay Safe and Be Fast!

Nowadays it’s almost impossible to find a spot within the city or even in the suburbs that doesn’t have a public WiFi hotspot you can connect to. Every airport, café, and library has a public WiFi network, but using them is trickier than it looks. Something as simple as checking your email could lead to you getting your identity stolen, … Read More

Do I Need a VPN on My Phone? Pros and Cons Explained

A VPN (virtual private network) is a service that provides a secure Internet connection by using private servers in remote locations. All data traveling between your computer, smartphone or tablet and the VPN server is securely encrypted. The most typical scenario where you might use a VPN is if you’re working remotely and using your laptop to connect to a … Read More