The Zacinlo malware, once embedded in a computer, is able to do things such as load websites in hidden windows, send screenshots to attackers, and intercept encrypted communications. The malware is being spread by a free VPN service named S5Mark.
Security June 19, 2018
EU versions of websites now run a lot faster after the GDPR was officially launched last month. Users can take advantage of its benefits with a couple of steps.
Internet June 6, 2018
Pornhub launched VPNHub, a free VPN service that will not only hide visits to the infamous website. Using VPNs is becoming more important, especially with the pending death of net neutrality.
Apps/Software May 26, 2018
Facebook now offers Onavo Protect, a VPN app, in the United States and select locations. The service, available on Android and iOS, purports to give extra protection but also has tracking features that collect users’ private data.
Apps/Software February 14, 2018
Cisco released a security advisory for a dangerous VPN bug discovered by NCC Group. The vulnerability found in the WebVPN feature of the company's Adaptive Security Appliance software may be exploited by hackers to take full control of systems.
Security January 31, 2018
Skype has been hit by a new digital security law of China. Now, Apple has removed Skype from its app store, other prominent players are following suit.
Apps/Software November 22, 2017
Apple, succumbing to pressure from the Chinese government, has taken down VPN apps from the App Store in China. The move strengthens the country's internet censorship within the Great Firewall of China.
Apple July 29, 2017
FCC’s strong efforts to repeal net neutrality have many worried about their internet privacy. Here are some of the best free VPNs that you may want to try.
Security April 8, 2017
After Congress voted to repeal the FCC privacy rules, people have flocked to find VPNs. But what is a VPN and can it protect your online privacy?
Security March 30, 2017
Tech Times looks into some Virtual Private Networks to determine how good its service is and what makes it a good choice. Find out which VPNs made the cut
Internet January 29, 2017
The Opera 40 browser comes with a free and unlimited built-in VPN service. We walk you through what a VPN is, how it works on the browser and why one needs it.
Internet September 22, 2016
Opera recently became the first browser to have built-in free VPN, and users who are particular about their security online and anonymous browsing have something to look forward to.
Apps/Software September 20, 2016
You've probably heard about VPN or virtual private network but if you're wondering what is it, how does it work, and whether you need a VPN, read on.
Liquidum September 13, 2016
Opera finally brought its free and unlimited VPN to Android, enabling users to enjoy extra security while bypassing geo-based restrictions. The Opera VPN Android app has no data limits and doesn't require any subscription or login.
Apps/Software August 23, 2016
Opera officially released its new VPN app for iOS, offering free and unlimited VPN access. With Opera VPN, users can now bypass geo-restrictions, firewalls and ad-tracking cookies, with five locations currently in the mix.
Apps/Software May 9, 2016
Opera takes things to the next level, boosting online privacy and content access. The latest developer version of the Opera desktop browser now offers built-in unlimited VPN for free.
Apps/Software April 21, 2016
Google successfully bypassed the stringent Great Firewall of China but the momentous event didn't last long. Internet users from the mainland quickly turned in to local social media to share the news of the short-lived return of ‘free speech.’
Internet March 29, 2016
Netflix enforces its geo-locked policy by the day. Users using VPNs in the UK, Spain, Germany and Australia started receiving errors when accessing the service, showing that the golden days of global content streaming are numbered.
Internet February 29, 2016
Netflix and PayPal may have banded together to crack down on VPN service providers offering workarounds to geo-blocking, but it's unlikely to stop subscribers from using proxy services. Find out why Netflix may not find a permanent solution anytime soon.
Internet February 11, 2016
Following Netflix's lead, VPNs are also taking a hit from PayPal. The online payments platform has recently started blocking its services from VPNs and other DNS masking services because they allegedly enable copyright infringement.
Internet February 8, 2016
A Canadian researcher proposed looking at data delivery speed rather than IP addresses to determine user location. This could be used by Netflix to geo-block users who are attempting to access content from locations different from where they should be.
February 8, 2016
Netflix warned that it has already started its plan to crack down on VPNs and other tricks to watch videos available only to specific locations. Some Netflix users in Australia are now stuck on Australian-only content, with more to follow.
Internet January 22, 2016
Netflix users around the world relying on VPNs to stream content blocked in their regions will need to find another workaround as the company begins its rollout of blocking those VPNs. VPN companies are up in arms, of course, over Netflix's course of action saying that there are legitimate reasons for VPN use.
Internet January 21, 2016
Netflix is currently grinning at the sight its vast subscriber base, but it may be celebrating too soon. International users feel ripped off, and in the long run, things may not pan out as well as Netflix hoped.
Internet January 21, 2016
Netflix will be blocking VPN proxies on its platform, as users are utilizing these tools to access content that are unavailable in their countries. The company, however, has a vision of making its content available globally.
Internet January 15, 2016
With the numerous VPN providers available in the market, choosing which one to rely on can be a difficult decision to make. Here's the top five best VPN services of 2015 that stand out from the pack.
Internet November 29, 2015
A recently uncovered vulnerability can expose a VPN user's real IP address. Perfect Privacy, the VPN provider that discovered the security flaw, says that five out of nine VPN providers are susceptible to attacks.
Internet November 27, 2015
China started cutting off the phone service of people in the Xinjiang region who used foreign messaging services such as WhatsApp and other software. The affected people were invited to their local police station to sort the matter and have their service restored.
Apps/Software November 25, 2015
Diehard 'Fallout 4' fans just can't wait for the launch of Bethesda's biggest game for 2015. Savvy players have found ways to use VPNs to disguise their location to download 'Fallout 4' from Steam pretending to be in New Zealand and Australia, leading them to risk suspension of their accounts.
Video Games November 10, 2015
The newly-introduced LG V10 smartphone packs in LG GATE, an enterprise-level security feature which is compliant with the US Federal Government Standard. Thanks to the FIPS and AES-56 support, LG GATE is able to secure data on the smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 9, 2015
VPNs are being touted as one of the few ways to go online securely, but a new study says otherwise.
Internet July 3, 2015
Are you using the free Hola virtual private network? The VPN renders users susceptible to botnets and also sells users' bandwidth.
Internet May 30, 2015
Netflix apparently recently added a new paragraph to its terms and conditions, stating that it will ban any Netflix users who use VPNs or proxies to bypass the service's geographic restrictions.
Internet Culture April 10, 2015
Country-specific versions of Netflix could soon be a thing of the past. CEO Reed Hastings wants to stop VPN piracy with one global version of Netflix that will stream the same content worldwide.
Deals March 31, 2015
The Great Firewall of China, the restrictive web filters of the country, grew taller as upgrades made it more difficult to use virtual private networks, or VPNs.
Internet January 31, 2015
Despite a plan to attract more “entrepreneurial” expats to China, the Chinese government appears to be taking another step backwards by adding another layer of bricks to its Great Firewall.
Internet January 30, 2015
Reports reveal that Netflix has started blocking overseas VPN users from accessing the United States version of the service. Netflix, however, denies the move.
Business January 6, 2015
Gmail is now being blocked in China following a number of other Google services that were disrupted this year. The move is the nation's latest attempt at curbing foreign Internet services.
Internet December 30, 2014
Like Microsoft, AT&T's strategy consists of adapting to a mobile-first, cloud-first world. AT&T partners with Amazon to attract more businesses to the cloud.
Business October 2, 2014
Hulu is cracking down on VPNs in an effort to curb piracy. But it also means users who want to keep their information private may not be able to access the site.
Internet April 27, 2014