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    VyprVPN Not Affected by VPN Port Forwarding Vulnerability

    VyprVPN Secured From Installation Vulnerability

    We would like to thank Chris Navarrete of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs for bringing to our attention a potential security vulnerability related to the VyprVPN installation process on Windows. Our development team immediately recognized the issue and promptly found a solution. We wanted to…

    Overcoming Internet Obstacles in China

    VyprVPN Service in China Restored After Another Blocking Attempt

    The Chinese government began blocking some VyprVPN connections on the morning of June 20th around 5am CST. Because our dedicated team of engineers works in-house, they located the source of the block and made the necessary adjustments to restore service quickly. This is…

    Homeland Security Asked; “No-Logs” IPVanish Delivered, then Sold to StackPath

    IPVanish was busted earlier this week for providing logs and customer information to the United States Department of Homeland Security even though they advertised a “zero-log” VPN service. IPVanish’s response seems to largely blame IPVanish’s prior management for logging and they continue to…

    Russia Internet Data Storage Law

    Like China, Russian Censorship Reinforces VyprVPN Pledge for Online Freedom

    A digital Iron Curtain has been steadily rising into position around the cyber borders of Russia for years now, all in an effort to block contact and content from the rest of the online world. In their latest move, Russian lawmakers adopted legislation…

    We Aren’t Surprised – Another “No-Log” VPN Provider Busted for Logging

    IPVanish is under fire after a Reddit user blew the whistle on the reality of the VPN provider’s logging policies.   Back in 2014, IPVanish released a blog post in which they stated they would, “no longer record the connection data we used for…

    Overcoming Internet Obstacles in China

    VyprVPN Service in China Restored After Latest Round of Blocking

    The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections at 7am CST on June 1st. This blocking attempt was likely due to the impending anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 on June 4th. As with previous blocking attempts, our engineers rapidly implemented procedures…

    How to Improve Your 2018 World Cup Viewing Experience

    Streaming the 2018 World Cup with a VPN For avid sports fans, streaming events online with a VPN is absolutely essential. VPN technology enables you to bypass geo-restrictions in order to view live sporting events and sites from anywhere in the world. A…

    Red Alert for Net Neutrality

    Breaking: the Senate is about to vote on a resolution to save net neutrality and stop ISPs from ruining the Internet. Starting May 9th, put your website, app, or social profile on “Red Alert” to help sound the alarm. Fill out this form…

    Internet censorship in Russia.

    VyprVPN Remains Accessible Despite Russian Blocks

    The demise of Telegram didn’t entirely go as planned after Russian officials announced they were banning the service back in April. Russia’s move to block Telegram came after the encrypted messaging app refused to hand over user decryption keys to the FSB. Rather than…

    Telegram Users Are Turning to VyprVPN

    Russia threw down a block of millions of IP addresses in their assault on the popular app Telegram this week, and VyprVPN is at hand helping users prevail over those restrictions! Around 200 million people worldwide use Telegram with at least 9.5 million of those users…

    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…

    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 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…

    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…