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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…

No Encryption Backdoor

No Encryption Backdoors: Why the Government is Wrong

A debate about encryption has been heating up in the United States as the government and law enforcement officials push for a “backdoor” into encrypted communications. As we mentioned in yesterday’s blog post we are strongly opposed to backdoors, and we’ve compiled counter-arguments…

VPN Study Highlights the Importance of a Trustworthy VPN

VPN Study Highlights the Importance of a Trustworthy VPN

By Philip Molter, Co-CTO of Golden Frog, GmbH The VPN industry is abuzz with talk of a recent study, “A Glance through the VPN Looking Glass: IPv6 Leakage and DNS Hijacking in Commercial VPN clients.” Conducted by a group of researchers from Sapienza…

The State of Online Security One Year after Heartbleed

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana – philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist This week marks the passing of a full year since Heartbleed first appeared in the news. We’d love to tell you that this dangerous…

VyprVPN and Netflix

VyprVPN is a Netflix Customer’s Best Friend, But Not for the Reason You Might Think

Late last week, TorrentFreak reported that Netflix is cracking down on VPN users. They claimed Netflix was bowing to pressure from the movie studios and trying to curb instances of people around the world using a VPN for Netflix content that is only…

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…

The Lean Privacy Startup

(Editor’s Note: The following is a guest blog post from Tomás Touceda, Privacy Officer at SpiderOak)

I’ve had this subject in my head for quite some time now. Especially these past few months when privacy products are appearing left and right.

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Myth #7: Any VPN Logging is Bad.

The final myth from our article, I am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 7 Myths Debunked, is “Any VPN Logging is Bad.” This is perhaps one of the largest myths surrounding VPNs. In fact, all VPN providers need some form of…

Even if my VPN Provider doesn't own and operate the network I can still be anonymous.

Myth #6: Even if my VPN Provider doesn’t own and operate the network I can still be anonymous.

Today’s featured myth is, “Even if my VPN Provider doesn’t own and operate the network I can still be anonymous.” Myth #5 revealed VPN providers that don’t own their servers can’t guarantee your privacy. However, providers who don’t own their network can’t guarantee…

Mr. Anonymous

Myth #5: Even if my VPN Provider Uses Hosted or Cloud Based VPN Servers I can Still be Anonymous.

Today’s featured myth is, “Even if my VPN Provider uses Hosted or Cloud based VPN servers I can still be anonymous.” Many VPN providers say they “don’t log” but don’t own their servers. This needlessly exposes your data to 3rd parties. Learn the…