VyprVPN adds server locations in the middle east.

VyprVPN Expands Server Offerings in the Middle East

We’re expanding our presence in the Middle East with the addition of two new servers – Egypt and Pakistan. These servers add to our 4 existing Middle East server locations, growing our presence in the region to provide users with expanded access to…

Turkey censors social media, asks government to block VPN providers

Turkey Increases Censorship, Asks Internet Providers to Block VPNs

Turkey has been blocking access to major social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp for nearly 24 hours, following the detention of a group of pro-Kurdish leaders. They’ve also reportedly placed restrictions on Instagram and Skype. Now, less than 24 hours…

Use a VPN to watch the 2016 presidential election.

How To Watch the 2016 US Election with a VPN and Improve your Experience

The United States Presidential Election The United States presidential race is on, and is coming to an end next week. On November 8, 2016, the final votes will be cast in the US presidential election. When most wake up on the 9th, the 58th…

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“No Log” Claims: The Truth Behind the Message

Logging is a hot topic in the VPN industry, with lots of chatter surrounding which providers log and how much information they log. Much of this discussion is negative, with assertions that logging is invasive, done for nefarious purposes and that VPN providers…

Dyn DNS provider suffers DDoS.

Savvy VPN Users Turn To VyprVPN During Massive DDoS Attack

As we detailed on our blog last week, the largest DDoS attack reported in history took place on October 21. The attack employed the Mirai botnet, a botnet of IoT-connected devices, to take down sites hosted by the Dyn DNS provider. During this…

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AT&T Caught Spying On Their Customers Again. This Time, For Profit.

By now, most people are aware that AT&T doesn’t do a great job of respecting customer privacy. They’ve been caught conducting mass surveillance on citizens numerous times, with no transparency into the programs in place. And now, just when it seemed their surveillance couldn’t…

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VyprVPN Expands Europe Service Offerings with 7 New Server Locations

We’re excited to announce that VyprVPN has added 7 new servers in Europe, adding to our network of 70+ server locations around the world. These new servers expand our existing presence in Europe, which is ideal for users in the region as Europe…

Dyn DNS provider suffers DDoS.

Massive DDoS Attack Shuts Down Major Websites; Raises Concern Over IoT Vulnerabilities

By now you’ve probably heard about last week’s massive DDoS attack affecting the Dyn DNS provider and their clients. Here’s what happened, and why it’s so concerning. The Basics: What’s a DDoS Attack? DDoS stands for ‘Distributed Denial of Service’ – which is…

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From Built in Austin: Protect Yourself: Tips from 4 Austin Web Warriors on Avoiding Cyber Attacks

Golden Frog’s VP of Sales and Director of Marketing Liz Kintzele was recently interviewed for a Built In Austin article about cyber security. Liz’s responses are below, and you can read the full article here. What does Golden Frog protect against, and from whom?…

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Google Updates Privacy Policy, Allows Personally Identifiable Web Tracking

As first reported by  ProPublica, Google recently updated its privacy policy to remove an important consumer privacy protection. Google’s updated policy removed the preexisting ban on personally identifiable data collection, leaving users open to invasive privacy violations. Google bought DoubleClick, an advertising network, in…