Author: Jacob Langvad Nilsson

Jacob is an online security expert and founder of VPN Creative. He writes about emerging trends in technology, security and Internet freedom. Jacob is based out of Copenhagen, Denmark.

How to stay safe in an internet-connected car

Imagine driving in an internet-connected car whilst a hacker takes over control of it. Not a pleasant thought. While a hacked internet-connected refrigerator might render sour milk, cars represent a serious threat to your health. Recently, a group of young, Chinese hackers showed a proof-of-concept how they took remotely control of a Tesla on a […]

FrootVPN expands to 14 new countries

FrootVPN has announced a massive expansion of new servers in 14 different locations. The new locations are in Russia, Hong Kong, Israel, Isle of Man, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, Japan, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, Brazil, and Mexico. All servers are released and available to it’s subscribers on the time of writing. This makes FrootVPN’s total […]

HideMyAss launch revamped app with surprising new features

The popular Virtual Private Network (VPN) service, HideMyAss have updated their desktop and mobile apps to version three. The new version introduces a new interphase with several new features making it easier to select and connect to a VPN connection. The app is designed to make it easy to comprehend for users with little or […]

HideMyAss Netflix, BBC iPlayer Workarounds That Just Might Work

Netflix, BBC iPlayer and other streaming services are clamping down on VPN users accessing their services from abroad. If you have a HideMyAss! account and have experienced challenges to use it with Netflix, BBC iPlayer, or another online streaming service, here are a handful of last resorts you can try before giving up entirely. We […]

How to Stream UEFA Euro 2016 Online in Any Country

UEFA EURO 2016 kicked off on June 10th 2016. It is the 15th edition of the men’s football championship. Over the course of a month, 24 European teams will contest in the hopes of winning the gold medal. Initially divided into six groups of four teams, the know out stage include three rounds and the […]

How to Backup your Computer, Mac OSX & iOS Edition

A proper backup strategy is an important part of your security strategy. Here on VPN Creative we usually talk mostly about how to mitigate risks related to online security and Internet privacy. However, if you fall pray for hackers, virus, or force majeure, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to restore […]

Twitter Blocked in Turkey (Again) – Here’s How To Access Twitter in Turkey

Just as VPN Creative went to press the other day with a story on how suppressive and undemocratic regimes aspires to control and limit access to information and social media, reports of a new ban on Twitter in Turkey broke out. Turkey has a long history of banning social media like Twitter and YouTube. Under […]

Internet Safety Tools Like VPN are Under Threat

While we, in general, live in an increasingly safer, richer world, it often feels like development in regards to civil rights and democracy is taking one step forward and two steps backward. What I’m referring to in particular is Internet freedom and online security. Over the past 25 years the development of the World Wide […]

HideMyAss! Midsummer Night's Special

HideMyAss! Summer Sale Kicks Off With 50% Discount

Everybody’s favorite Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider, HideMyAss Pro VPN kicks off it’s annual summer special. This year’s discount programme is creatively coined Midsummer Night’s Special and offers up to a tremendous 50% discount on their premium product if you sign up to either six or 12 months. Finally, summer is back and the deal […]

Hola Responds to Allegations of Botnet Support

Following the recent allegations against Hola Better Internet, the CEO and co-founder Ofer Vilenski posted a lengthy blog post on their website. Titled “The recent events on the Hola network“, Mr. Vilenski admits the company has made mistakes but promises to do better moving forward. The mistakes, he claims, was due to Hola’s massive popularity […]

Hola Unblocker is the Free VPN You Wish You Had Never Installed

Hola (http://hola.org) is an extremely popular free VPN provider. Not least because of the price. According to their website, over 47 million people use Hola. Many of the user are using Hola for unblocking geographically restricted content such as Netflix and BBC iPlayer to name a few. If you are a user, we strongly recommend […]

Interview

Interview with IPVanish Director of Communications, Lawrence Traynor

This week we’re talking to Lawrence Traynor, Director of Communications at IPVanish VPN. — What’s your workspace like? Our office maintains a creative and easygoing atmosphere. We have an open door policy so it’s common to pop into someone’s office and have an impromptu meeting, and this is the case within all departments: operations, software […]

3 Free Premium VPN Accounts from Kepard

Kepard’s reputation as the best encryption and protection available to users is impregnable. Proactive shields stand ready to protect the needs of every user and their arsenal of devices and operating systems. Upload and download transfers with fire-blazing speed with servers offered in five countries around the world. You may change servers as often as […]

Interview

Interview with Robert Knapp, Co-founder and CEO at CyberGhost

We’re pleased to announce an exciting new interview series here at VPN Creative. Every week, we’ll interview people behind the VPN companies we trust and use. Our inaugural interview is with Robert Knapp, co-founder and CEO at CyberGhost. CyberGhost is based in Bucharast, Romania and one of the few companies who offer a free VPN […]

Interview

Questions for Danvers Baillieu / COO Privax, HideMyAss?

What would you like to ask HideMyAss COO Danvers Baillieu? Here’s your chance to submit questions for an upcoming interview. VPN Creative is launching a series of interviews with VPN founders and the people behind the companies. This is a change to get a better insight into how these companies operate and to get online […]