The year 2014 witnessed several cases of hacking and security breaching. From malware attacks on Yahoo and Apple to online attack on thousands of stores, 2014 was an eventful year that saw many cyber hits.
A lot of us know that it’s not safe to connect to unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots like those found in coffee shops, airports, and hotels. Although Wi-Fi hotspots allow travelers to access the Internet on the go, unencrypted wireless connections are inherently risky.
The US government uses the 256-bit AES encryption technology to secure its sensitive data. That probably also explains why more and more VPN service providers now offer this kind of encryption. But how necessary is it?
Pakistan made headlines in 2010 by blocking Facebook and several other websites alleging that some content published on these sites was defamatory to Prophet Mohammad. In Pakistan, Internet filtering can be best described as intermittent and inconsistent. The filtering mainly targets content that is blasphemous or can threaten national security. The Internet was relatively free Read More
Surveys undertaken by Freedom House have rated Oman as “Not Free”. Oman is known to impose some of the most stringent regulations on the media. The Internet here is controlled by the government. The Oman government can shut down websites that publish political or sexually explicit content. During the last few years, several Omanis were Read More
What went through your mind when you heard about the NSA spying on everyone, everywhere, and always? The thought of having no privacy while you’re surfing the Internet is quite unnerving. But what can you do? Actually, there is a solution, namely VPN or Virtual Private Network. Not only does it help you avoid surveillance, Read More
Italy is regarded as a country with one of the lowest levels of press freedom in European and just in December 2013, legislators in Italy passed a bill defining the internet censorship in the country. This now allows the regulator AgCom to block users’ access to certain websites when it believes that site has violated Read More
With over 120 locations in 63 countries already up and running to serve your every privacy-related need, it would seem like the best VPN service in the business couldn’t get any better than it already is. But if there’s anything we’ve learned over the past few years with HideMyAss Pro VPN, it’s always to expect Read More