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The Hidden Dangers of DNS

Our infographic, “The Hidden Dangers of DNS” explains how your DNS requests can be captured and logged by 3rd parties. Learn how you can prevent these breaches of privacy by using VyprDNS, which is built into VyprVPN, and increase your security online.

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From Forbes: Public Hotspots Are a Privacy and Security Minefield: Shield Yourself

An axiom among network security pros is that you should treat public Wi-Fi hotspots like the cyber equivalent of public bathrooms: a convenience we all use, but only with the requisite hygiene. Read the full article: Public Hotspots Are a Privacy and Security…

Golden Frog NOT Part of NSA’s PRISM Project, Offers Solution

There are many definitions for “prism”; the one I like is from the Free Dictionary “a medium that misrepresents whatever is seen through it.” It is therefore interesting that the government would select PRISM as the name for the latest privacy concern to…

Latest Internet Security Threat Report Highlights 2013 Online Security Threats

In April, Symantec released its latest Internet Security Threat Report. The report included cumulative security data from 2012 and provided insight into what can be expected in 2013. There were several major shifts across the Internet security landscape in 2012. The Median Number…

Syrian Facebook Attack Illustrates Vulnerability of Internet Users

According to a report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, it is believed that the Syrian Telecom Ministry has launched a “man-in-the-middle” attack against the more secure HTTPS version of Facebook. “Man-in-the-middle” attacks allow the attacker to enter into private conversations and interject their…

Privacy Concerns Mount as More Smartphone “Location Apps” Emerge in Market

For the great lot of us who download the latest apps on our Smartphones – how many of us actually consider the privacy risk at stake? An escalating number of mobile software applications depend on a user’s location as an integral component to…

How Secure Is Your Wi-Fi Network?

Are you taking the right measures to protect your information across Wi-Fi networks? YouGov and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office conducted a poll that found more than 40% of Wi-Fi users do not know how to change their network’s security settings. These settings…

Deep Packet Inspection: Do You Have a Choice?

Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) is a networking technology that inspects the content of data packets as they travel over the Internet. It filters or throttles your Internet connection based upon the data content. The first DPI devices were used to troubleshoot network problems…

Privacy at Risk: Swedish ISP Responds to Europe’s Data Retention Directive

How far is too far? A current news article brought to light that the European Union’s Data Retention Directive requires Internet, mobile and fixed phone providers to keep customer data for a minimum of six months, and up to two years. The Swedish…

Facebook Responds to Privacy Violations of Tunisian Citizens

The country of Tunisia is in a state of unrest and dissent as millions tune in to follow the anti-government protests. In a recent news story , social media giant Facebook noticed suspicious activity as reports came in regarding the hacking of several…