Apple Safari for iOS Revealed to Be Sending User IP Addresses to Tencent

Apple is sending China-based user information to Chinese tech company Tencent as part of its Fraudulent Website Warning in Safari. Here’s what that means and how to opt out A security control within Safari in iOS 13 called “Fraudulent Website...

Will ESNI and DNS Over HTTPS Change the Future of Online Privacy?

Two standards have gained momentum to tackle weaknesses in TLS and DNS. Combined, these specifications could make online activity more opaque and illegible by default. The past few years have seen significant improvements in online privacy and security through stronger...

Mozilla Does Not Plan to Make DNS Over HTTPS Encryption Default in UK

The Internet Watch Foundation claims the new encryption standard could expose UK browser users to extreme criminal content Mozilla has announced that it does not intend to make its new DNS over HTTPS (DoH) encryption feature a default for UK Firefox users. The...

CyberGhost Owner Kape to Acquire Private Internet Access Owner LTMI in $128 million Deal

Kape, the VPN company owned by Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, is due to purchase rival service Private Internet Access, expanding the company’s user base to two million Kape, owner of CyberGhost and Zenmate, revealed today that it will be welcoming...

VPN Service Buffered to Merge with NetProtect’s Encrypt.me

US VPN provider Encrypt.me will be assimilating the Buffered VPN brand and absorbing its user base Encrypt.me has announced on its blog that it will be merging with Buffered VPN, a move that will see Buffered users move over to Encrypt.me apps...
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7 Reasons to Protect Your IP Address

Everything you do online is connected to your IP address. It is what identifies you to the rest of the computing world. Think of the IP as the online version of your house and street number. However, in both cases, sometimes...
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What country is best for VPN privacy?

  For a VPN to reliably protect user data, it must not only use the most secure encryption and protocols but also shield itself with strong legal protections. When it comes to VPN services, legal jurisdiction plays an outsized role...
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Using VPN servers in high-risk countries

  As part of our mission to make a secure and private Internet available to all, ProtonVPN will have to add servers in countries with poor privacy protections. Here’s how to safely use servers in high-risk countries. Which VPN server...
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Which VPN protocol is the best?

  We explain what a VPN protocol is and what it does. We also compare the strengths and weaknesses of the most common protocols, including OpenVPN, WireGuard, IKEv2, PPTP, and L2TP. Before you trust a VPN to protect your Internet...

Can you Trust Mozilla Firefox’s VPN?

Mozilla are most well-known for their very popular web browser called Firefox. In recent years, they have tried to establish themselves as the browser for those concerned with privacy. Another step towards this is the introduction of their VPN service,...
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