VPN Articles and News
  • Can A VPN Make Your Internet Faster?

    Virtual Private Networks are increasingly being used to unlock GEO-IP blocked streaming websites. The speed and bandwidth delivered by service providers is an important and often the deciding factor which the users look at while subscribing to a VPN service. Many VPN service providers make outlandish claims regarding speeds delivered by them and some of […]

  • Can A VPN Be Traced?

    In the last few years, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have become the preferred medium for netizens to safeguard their privacy and anonymity on the web. Whether one wants to bypass the censorship measures used by organizations and governments; evade snooping or hacking activities carried out by the federal agencies or the hackers or simply unlock […]

  • How To Protect Your IP Address While Torrenting?

    Bittorrenting is a peer-to-peer file sharing technology that has been around for more than a decade. It facilitates sharing of files by breaking them into small pieces which are then downloaded by interested users with the help of a bittorrenting client. This not only helps users with slow internet speeds to download very large files […]

  • How To Access Your PayPal Account From Anywhere?

    PayPal is one of the safest and most popular ways to send/receive money and shop online. The money transfer website acts as a financial middleman and allows users to make purchases and send money without revealing their credit card numbers or banking credentials. The service also acts as a global payment system allowing people to […]

  • Criminals Hacking Into Buy Orders Of Businesses Via Emails

    Atlanta based security firm SecureWorks Inc. has come across a disturbing trend that is sure to unnerve businesses from all over the world. As per the data collected by the firm, cyber criminals are increasingly hacking into purchase orders via emails to commit fraud and theft. These types of business email scams are not only […]

  • Shade Ransomware Uses RAT Feature To Spy on High-Profile Victims

    The notorious Shade ransomware has just become a lot more dangerous thanks to the addition of RAT (Remote Access Trojan) feature into it. Security researchers analyzing the latest version of the ransomware were surprised to discover that the program now comes bundled with a modified version of TeamViewer remote desktop sharing program. This would allow […]

  • NSA Spied On Encrypted Traffic (Including VPNs) For A Decade

    The recent leak of NSA’s cyber weapons has certainly opened a Pandora’s box. The episode has not only confirmed that NSA was able to find tons of vulnerabilities in US-made security products, it even shows that the agency was using them to launch cyber-attacks against other governments and private organizations. And as if this was […]

  • Top 7 Alternatives To Kickass Torrents and Torrentz

    With both Kickass Torrents (KAT) and Torrentz.eu disappearing from the internet in quick succession, torrent lovers are scrambling to find suitable alternatives. While it is not going to be easy to fill the void left by KAT, there are numerous other bittorrenting sites that can help you to find your daily dose of movies, TV […]

  • Torrent Giants Kickass Torrents And Torrentz.eu Shut Down

    The bittorrenting community has suffered two huge setbacks in late July and early August. Kickass Torrents (KAT), unarguably one of the biggest torrenting sites on the internet receiving well over a million visitors every day; and Torrentz.eu, the most popular torrent meta-search engine on the web; both went offline within a fortnight of one another. […]

  • New Data Retention Law Threatens Privacy of German Citizens

    A new data retention law is threatening to undermine the privacy of millions of ordinary German citizens. The law was proposed in mid-2015 and was approved by both the houses of German parliament towards the end of last year. As per the provisions stated in the law, all the telephone and Internet Service providers within […]

  • 900 Million Android Devices Vulnerable To QuadRooter Security Flaw

    A new set of four Android vulnerabilities have been found which threaten the security of almost 900 million Smartphones and tablets. Dubbed as QuadRooter, the vulnerabilities were discovered by the security firm Check Point and were revealed to the general public during DEF CON 24 which was held in Las Vegas in the first week […]

  • Survey Shows 71 Percent Brits Prefer Faster Internet Over Online Security

    While security experts have been warning about the dangers associated with public Wi-Fi networks for quite some time now; there is still a noticeable lack of awareness regarding the issue among the general public. This was recently confirmed by the results of a survey which showed that as many as 71 percent of British people […]