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Seven Dangerous Mistakes that Put your Online Security at Risk

The web is a fantastic resource that you shouldn’t stop using. However, you need to be conscious of online security, and you should know that there are dangerous activities that can put your Internet at risk. The rise of the Internet as an all-around tool is the most prominent development of the XXI century, and Read More

Is Privacy and Internet Safety for Kids Necessary? (Hint:Yes!)

Protecting your kid’s security and privacy online is of utmost importance. Failing to do so can have damaging consequences. With spammers, cybercriminals and all manner of people with malicious intentions prowling the internet looking for a victim to devour, there hasn’t been a better time to mind about digital privacy for your kids than when Read More

Why You Should Use A VPN in 2018

As part of a sweeping crackdown on dissents and maintaining the Communist party’s grip on power, China will keep blocking access to much of global internet starting February 2018. The China government ordered the three major telecommunications companies to block access to VPNs by February 2018, according to a report by Bloomberg News.

“Impossible” to Ban Encryption Globally, Harvard Study Shows

This week, a new Harvard study released to the public concluded that banning encryption in the United States could lead to catastrophic economic consequences on home soil. The purpose of the study, entitled “A Worldwide Survey of Encryption Products,” was to attempt to catalog the entire library of encryption products that are available in the Read More

How to Get Started With Your First VPN

In the world of virtual private networks, things can get a bit confusing. With terminology flying around like “proxy”, “SSH”, and “tunneling”, how do you know what you need to get started with your very first VPN connection? Well, fear not fellow privacy warrior, because here at VPN Creative we’re going to give you everything Read More

Follow the Money, a History of Tor

Now more than ever, people are aware of Tor, the online anonymity platform, even if they’re not all necessarily using it. Hot topics like WikiLeaks, Snowden, and most recently the Silk Road trial, where its owner Ross Ulbricht was found guilty this week of running the online drug market, have all shined a light on Read More

Snowden Joining Guardian Event Via Satellite This Weekend

Edward Snowden will be making his first UK ‘appearance’ this weekend at The Guardian’s Observer Ideas event via video link to discuss his role as a whistleblower and NSA surveillance. Snowden, who is still cooped away in Moscow, will join the attendees at London’s Barbican Theater with Observer tech columnist and professor of public understanding Read More

Privacy.io Allegedly Shuts Down

Privacy.io has seemingly shut down its VPN service with little or no warning. The closure was brought to our attention by Swedish VPN service Anonine, which said in a comment on this site that Privacy.io used its technology previously. “Privacy.io used Anonine technology to provide services to their clients and, unfortunately, Anonine doesn’t have access Read More

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