VyprVPN Free plans are changing

Changes to VyprVPN Free Plan

To provide a better value to our VyprVPN customers, we’re making some changes to our VyprVPN Free plan in the coming weeks. These changes are: New VyprVPN Free users will receive a one-time 500 MB of data usage Existing VyprVPN Free users will…

new VyprVPN server location in Tel Aviv, Israel

New VyprVPN Server Location in Tel Aviv, Israel!

We added a new VyprVPN server location in Tel Aviv, Israel! This is our 15th server location in Asia and our 5th in the Middle East, and will provide users with an additional connection point in the region. Israel enjoys a relatively open…

EU Data Protection and Privacy Overhaul

New EU Data Sharing and Collection Law Threatens Passenger Privacy

Last week, the EU passed a privacy-invasive data sharing plan for travelers coming in and out of the EU by plane. The new law not only calls for the collection of information on all travelers flying in and out of Europe; it also permit…

Connect to a VPN on untrusted and unknown wi-fi networks

Connect on Untrusted Wi-Fi Now Available on VyprVPN for iOS

We’re excited to announce that connect on untrusted Wi-Fi is now available on VyprVPN for iOS! With this feature enabled, when you connect to an unknown Wi-Fi network VyprVPN will automatically connect and encrypt your Internet connection. This keeps your iPhone, iPad or other…

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Microsoft Sues Justice Department Over Data Demands

Microsoft sued the United States Justice Department, over a common practice that forces tech companies to hand over data about their customers to the government without the customer’s knowledge. The case was filed last week to combat a law permitting agencies the ability to…

ENCRYPT Act of 2016

Feinstein/Burr Draft Backdoor Encryption Bill Causes Concern

Update – April 20, 2016: Four major tech industry coalitions wrote an open letter to the United States Congress yesterday regarding the Burr-Feinstein bill. The letter expresses their strong opposition to the bill, and cites the bill’s negative consequences for both business and security in…

EU Data Protection and Privacy Overhaul

EU Reforms Data Protection and Privacy Rules in Huge Overhaul

Yesterday, the European Union passed a massive data protection overhaul, with new privacy rules to be enacted in April 2018. These “major reforms” will replace the existing laws, which were created in 1995 and did not adequately cover technological advances since then. The new reforms…

Learn more about encryption and how to use encryption

Encryption: A Quick Guide to the Basics

Encryption has been in the news for months. From Apple’s highly-publicized battle with the FBI, to WhatsApp’s announcement they’ve added end-to-end encryption throughout their app, encryption has definitely been in the forefront. With all this encryption buzz, we wanted to take a step back…

ECPA Reform Passes House Judiciary Committee

ECPA Reform Moves Forward in 2016

Golden Frog Signs Another Letter Supporting Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699) May 24, 2016: Golden Frog signed on to a coalition letter, organized by CDT, which supports the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699). The H.R. 699 bill is due for markup in the Senate…

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What is the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

The Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a trade agreement among 12 countries – the United States, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, Canada, Mexico and Japan. Its goal is to “deepen economic ties” among these nations to foster trade and…