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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 […]

“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 […]

VPNify is a Global Platform for Testing VPN Speeds

Speed is a huge determining factor for many users when looking for a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Browsing reviews will give you an idea of what to expect but it’s difficult to compare multiple providers at once. VPNify is a web-based app, sponsored by the VPN provider Private Internet Access, that collates speed data from […]

CyberGhost VPN Sees Decline in Requests for User Data

CyberGhost has seen a decline in the number of take down requests it has received from governments, law enforcement, and law firms. The Romanian company, behind CyberGhost VPN which says it keeps no logs, has published its annual transparency report for 2015, which highlights take down requests it receives as well as malicious activity detected […]

US Soldiers Aren’t Happy About Netflix’s VPN Ban

It’s not just regular TV show binge watchers that are worried about Netflix banning VPNs. US military servicemembers stationed overseas may not able to access the streaming service. Military men and women stationed in Bahrain told Stars and Stripes that they may be blocked from accessing Netflix after using a VPN for many years. However […]

VPN Providers Call Netflix Blocks ‘Misguided’

Last week Netflix announced it would be taking a more hard line approach against VPN users that are accessing geo-restricted libraries. Since then the move has come under criticism. Tech writers, lawyers, and regular Internet users have claimed that there is very little that can really be done to block VPNs and proxies. Instead the […]

Updates to Reddit VPN Comparison Board

Recently we posted about a new VPN comparison spreadsheet that was being shared around Reddit. Since it went online in December, a couple of VPN providers have reached out with corrections regarding their details on the document. VPN Creative isn’t the creator of the spreadsheet. The Reddit user that did, ThatOnePrivacyGuy, hasn’t updated some of […]

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VPN Use Under Threat in Canada

Copyright law and issues around website blocking, which could include the use of VPNs, is coming under the microscope in Canada once again following the recent change in government. Canadian Heritage minister Melanie Joly has been in discussions around copyright laws and the use of VPNs to access geo-restricted content, according to Michael Geist, writing […]

VPN Port Vulnerability Could Expose User IPs

VPNs are vulnerable to what is called a “port fail” according to Perfect Privacy, which can expose users’ IP addresses. The VPN provider published a blog post last week, which detailed the vulnerability in VPNs that use port forwarding and are based on protocols like OpenVPN, IPSec, or PPTP. It’s important to point out that […]

HideMyAss Launches Christmas Discounts, Save 48%

Get an early Christmas gift from everybody’s favorite Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider, HideMyAss. Starting today, HideMyAss is offering up to 48% discount on all orders made until January 8, 2015. You don’t need for any promotion code to avail the discount. Simply visit the HideMyAss website to take advantage of this amazing offer. HideMyAss […]

Cyber Monday VPN Deals – The Ultimate List

Here is a comprehensive list of Cyber Monday VPN deals. Did you miss the plethora of VPN deals on Black Friday? Don’t worry – several VPN providers are extending their discounts on Cyber Monday! This is a great opportunity to start or extend your existing VPN subscription for a fraction of retail price. Online hackers […]

Save 57% on HideMyAss Black Friday VPN Special Today

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year and to celebrate it HideMyAss has launched a Black Friday VPN bonanza to help you stay safe online. The campaign just went live and will run for a limited time until November 29 (23:59 PST). During this campaign, prices are reduced as much as 57%. […]