The company behind our favorite Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider HideMyAss Pro VPN, Privax has been acquired by AVG Technologies.
This week, a representative for the healthcare insurance provider Premera revealed that the core servers of their customer database had been breached, unearthing the details of millions of medical records and putting the majority of their userbase at risk for possible identity theft or worse.
Last week we looked at a number of VPN providers that publish warrant canaries to see just how legally binding they are (or are not).
Recently BolehVPN announced that it would be joining a growing list of VPN providers that publish a warrant canary, an official statement signed by the company that states it has not received any warrant or demands from authorities yet.
This Thursday, millions of health insurance customers under the umbrella of the Anthem corporation woke up to an email stating that their membership data and health records had been accessed by a still unknown third party hacking ring.
According to a new blog post from famed security researcher Brian Krebs, the DDoS service offered up by the hacking duo Lizard Squad has been compromised, and the identifying information contained within has been leaked as a result.
Following the passing of Bill C-11 in Canada, which forces ISPs to send notices to pirates, many VPN companies were unsure if the law in fact pertains to them but some have stated that if so, they will remove their servers from the country.
Tech bloggers and VPN services were abuzz earlier this week when reports surfaced that Netflix was taking new measures against geo blocking circumvention measures. Netflix has since denied these reports but a couple of VPN providers we spoke with tell us that they’ll be keeping a close eye on things.
According to a new law, Canadian ISPs are now required to send copyright infringement statements to their subscribers. The new law also creates troubles for VPN providers as they may now be required to log their customers’ data for a minimum of six months.
This Christmas, millions of kids and adults around the globe booted up their brand new consoles, only to be greeted with a message from Microsoft and Sony claiming that their online gaming networks were “down for maintenance”.