VPN Articles and News
  • TeamViewer Introduces Safety Features After Suffering A Massive Security Breach

    TeamViewer has introduced new safety features for its services after suffering a massive data breach in early June. The company’s Remote Desktop Service, one of the most popular remote desktop, web conferencing, desktop sharing and file transfer services on the web which is installed on over one billion devices; was recently used to hijack users’ […]

  • DDoS Attacks “On Hire” Becoming Commonplace

    Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have become an integral part of the internet landscape over the last few years. They are mostly used by hackers, criminals and even activists to overwhelm the traffic handling capacity of a website or a network and render it unusable from a few hours to few days.

  • US Law Enforcement To Monitor VPN and Tor Users

    In order to secure their online privacy and anonymity, a lot of online users rely on technologies like Tor and VPNs. However, a recent proposal to amend Rule 41 of Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure in United States could grant sweeping search powers to law enforcement officials and make users of VPNs and Tor focus of unwanted scrutiny and harassment.

  • Facebook’s Corporate Network Hacked

    Although Facebook is one of the giants of the internet, it seems its infrastructure is not immune from online security breaches and threats. This was demonstrated recently when a researcher managed to hack into the company’s corporate network and discovered that another group of hackers have been siphoning off Facebook’s employees’ user credentials for several months.

  • Canadians Turn To Piracy As Netflix’s VPN Ban Bites

    Canadians are turning to piracy in droves as Netflix tightens its screws on VPN and SmartDNS services. The country’s Netflix users are clearly agitated and frustrated over what they perceive as the company’s unfair decision to block its content from reaching Canada from across the border even when the customers are willing to pay for it.

  • Australian Government Agency Recommends Using VPNs To Reduce Piracy

    While streaming companies like Netflix have started blocking VPN users, Australia’s Productivity Commission has recently given thumbs up to the use of such services. The government agency recently published a 600 page Intellectual Property Arrangements draft report which covers patent and copyright issues along with a host of other things.