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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Tips for Keeping Your Personal Data, Personal.

Halloween isn’t the only thing happening in October; it’s also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Launched in 2003, NCSAM is a month-long effort to educate the public about the importance of security awareness, and the genuine threats happening online. Created by the U.S….

    School Hacks for Students: How to Bypass School Wi-Fi Restrictions

    A new school year is upon us! As a student you can spend a lot of time online researching for class assignments and projects, catching up with friends, or killing some downtime with social networks and online streaming. Although most schools provide Wi-Fi,…

      Watch Football Live Stream Online

      Don’t Fumble on Sunday: Stream Live Football with VyprVPN

      Catch your favorite games, home or away. Learn how to stream live football games with a VPN. Football season has descended upon us. The Raiders are headed to Vegas soon, while LA now has two teams. The Bears might be good, but as…

      Unblock Discord in China

      Discord Blocked in China

      Another tech giant got cut off by the Great Firewall of China.   Discord, a popular and free voice & text app for gamers, was blocked by China. Joining the ranks of sites like Twitter, WhatsApp, Reddit, Google, and other apps blocked in China,…

      Unblock WhatsApp Calling and YouTube in UAE and Kuwait

      How To Unblock WhatsApp Calling and YouTube in UAE and Kuwait

      How To Access WhatsApp and YouTube?  Are you struggling to use apps like WhatsApp, Viber, or Skype in UAE and Kuwait? This is because the government currently blocks access to these apps.  Similarly, some content on YouTube – which can be a vital…

      Twitch Blocked by the Chinese Government

      Twitch, the popular video game streaming service, has been blocked in China. According to the BBC, the website has been unreachable since September 20th, and the app is no longer available in the local Apple App Store.   Twitch had recently gained more popularity…

        Unblock WhatsApp Calling and YouTube in Turkey

        How To Unblock WhatsApp Calling and YouTube in Turkey

        How To Access WhatsApp and YouTube Strict regulations in Turkey make it difficult to use WhatsApp or view the latest news and videos on YouTube. You can bypass censorship by using a VPN, allowing you to call anyone using WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, or…

        Better Than Ever: European Server Upgrades Completed

        Our approach is unique in the VPN industry – we own, engineer and manage our VPN servers so we can deliver fast and reliable connections with the highest level of security. Over the past few months we have made a massive investment upgrading…

        Swiss or Texan? How About Both.

        Occasionally, Golden Frog gets questions about where we’re incorporated, where our offices are located, and why it matters to you as a customer. As is laid out on our About Us page, Golden Frog GmbH is incorporated in Switzerland, as Switzerland’s favorable privacy laws reflect…

        Because Internet Freedom Matters: Complimentary Chameleon Protocol For All VyprVPN Users in China!

        Once again, the Chinese government stepped up its efforts to block VyprVPN services. This has caused some connectivity disruption for our customers in China. Our team is working hard to resolve the issue and to ensure reliable connections for all our customers. We…

        Take Back Your Internet 2018

        SXSW 2018 Take Back Your Internet Event Recap

        This year, Golden Frog held our annual Take Back Your Internet panel and party with Giganews and Data Foundry on March 9th during the opening night of SXSW. Hosted at the Texas Public Policy Foundation a mere 352 yards from the Austin State Capitol,…

        Take Back Your Internet 2018

        Golden Frog’s Annual “Take Back Your Internet” Event at SXSW 2018

        Take Back Your Internet with Golden Frog! We’re back and hosting our annual event on March 9th during this year’s SXSW! In the past, we’ve discussed myths around online privacy and security, encryption, and the importance of an open Internet.  The Texas Public Policy Foundation is joining us in hosting…

        Watch the Winter Olympics online with VyprVPN

        Improve Your Streaming Experience: Watch the Winter Olympics With a VPN

        The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are coming up fast, so now is the time to plan how you’ll be watching this season’s games. The best way to stream the Olympic Games is with the help of a VPN, keep reading to find out…

        Introducing Outfox, an optimized gaming network.

        Introducing Outfox: An Optimized Gaming Network

        We’re excited to share that our newest product – Outfox – moved out of beta and was officially released! Outfox is an optimized gaming network that routes your traffic through our network to improve connection stability, decrease lag and lower ping. Outfox increases your speed and improves overall performance…

        5 Ways to Improve Your Travel Experience with VyprVPN

        5 Ways to Improve Your Travel Experience with VyprVPN

        Thinking of being adventurous and traveling somewhere exciting this summer? As June ramps up, the season of skyrocketing airfare and expensive hotels does too. As millions of people flock to various countries across the globe, it is crucial that we remember the importance…

        Pai point/counterpoint arguments against net neutrality

        FCC Chairman Co-Opts Term Open Internet to Advocate for Flawed System. Here’s What He Got Wrong

        You can’t have a discussion about the Internet in the United States these days without encountering the term “open Internet” or “net neutrality.” In the weeks since his appointment as Chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai has been working to rewrite Internet regulations –…

        FCC Blocks Regulations to Protect Consumer Internet Privacy

        Four things the FCC & FTC got wrong in their Washington Post Op-ed

        In case you missed it, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen co-authored a piece justifying their effort to eliminate consumer privacy online, and offered an explanation as to why this action is for the greater good. While it is comforting…

        Senate and House Block FCC's Privacy Regulations for ISPs

        Congress Kills ISP Privacy Regulations – It’s Time for Open Access

        There’s been a lot of buzz about last week’s Senate vote to block FCC regulations that protect consumer privacy regarding broadband Internet access – and the House just voted to block the rules as well. The vote will have implications for both consumer privacy…

        Golden Frog panel on online privacy SXSW 2017

        Golden Frog to Present Privacy Panel at SXSW 2017

        Golden Frog is presenting at SXSW this year, and we couldn’t be more excited! Our VP of Sales & Director of Marketing Liz Kintzele will be presenting a panel about privacy and the myth of anonymity online: You Are Not Anonymous: The Myth…

        There are many dangers associated with public Wi-Fi.

        Wi-Fi Not: The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

        We’re all familiar with Wi-Fi, and the convenience it affords. Technically, Wi-Fi refers to a technology that enables computers and other devices to connect to the Internet and communicate wirelessly. Wi-Fi is configured using a wireless adaptor to create a “hotspot.” Once a connection…

        10 Myths Debunked

        I Am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 10 Myths Debunked

        We have noticed a disturbing trend in the VPN industry. More and more VPN providers are promising an “anonymous” or “no logging” VPN service while providing minimal, or zero, transparency about how they actually handle your data. These so called “anonymous” VPN providers…

        Increase Streaming Speeds VPN

        Your ISP is Slowing you Down. Defeat Throttling & Peering with a VPN

        When you’re online you want to browse, stream and download at maximum speed and without interruption. Yet all too often you find your Internet connection is slow. It’s not the speed you want, nor what you’ve signed up and paid for. A look at…

        Travel Savings

        Save Money on Flights, Car Rentals, and Travel with VyprVPN

        Some companies use data about your location and IP address to determine how much to charge you for flights, car rentals, and other online travel purchases. With VyprVPN you can obtain an IP address from locations around the world and find the cheapest…

        Goodbye, Dump Truck

        As of December 19, 2015 Golden Frog’s secure online storage product, Dump Truck, will be discontinued. We’re sad to see Dump Truck go, but excited to focus our efforts on our other two products – VyprVPN and Cyphr. Why are we saying goodbye…

        Netflix Blocks VPNs

        Blocking by Streaming Services is Increasing

        Almost two months after Netflix initially announced they’d be cracking down on proxy services, media is now reporting that Netflix is blocking VPN users from accessing their services. VyprVPN customers are also increasingly reporting that they are seeing the Netflix “streaming error” message when…

        VyprVPN adds 15 new server locations.

        VyprVPN Adds 15 New VyprVPN Server Locations

        We’re excited to announce we’ve added 15 new VyprVPN server locations around the world. These servers add to our existing network of over 700 servers, and with these additions VyprVPN is now available in over 70 locations globally! The new server locations are…

        Netflix Blocks Proxies

        If Netflix Cracks Down on Proxies, Access to Content Isn’t the Only Thing You’ll Lose

        I was surprised at Netflix’s announcement yesterday that: “Some members use proxies or “unblockers” to access titles available outside their territory. To address this, we employ the same or similar measures other firms do. This technology continues to evolve and we are evolving…

        Golden Frog and Tutanota Partner

        Get an Encrypted Tutanota Email Account to Protect Your Mailbox

        Exclusive Deal for VyprVPN Customers Golden Frog is proud to announce that our partner, Tutanota, is offering VyprVPN customers an exclusive special. VyprVPN customers can upgrade to Tutanota Premium for only 1 € per month. When you upgrade, Tutanota will give you 5 GB…

        You Are the Product

        You Are the Product: The Price of Free in the Growing Privacy Industry

        In an Internet world dominated by Facebook and Google, most people understand the phrase “If you aren’t paying for it, you are the product.” What people don’t understand is that this concept has also landed on the shores of the privacy industry. History…

        Cyber Monday, Cyber Shopping

        Cyber Monday: Common Threats and How to Protect Your Privacy

        With Cyber Monday – one of the largest online shopping days of the year – fast approaching, protecting yourself against cyberattacks is more important than ever. Cyber Monday this year is set to become the largest online sales day in history. According to…