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Top 5 Scariest Revelations From the Latest WikiLeaks Report

WikiLeaks shocked the nation once again this past Tuesday by releasing thousands of documents to the American public, describing ‘secret’ operations performed by the CIA that are used to hack into computers, mobile devices, and much more. This latest reveal, dubbed ‘Vault 7’,…

How to Watch the Oscars with a VPN and Improve Your Experience

The 2017 Oscars are almost here! Also known as the Academy Awards, the Oscars are an annual entertainment industry awards show. The Oscars recognize movies and film from the previous year (2016, in this case) and winners receive the iconic “Oscar” trophy. To…

The dangers of public wi-fi.

Using Public Wi-Fi? You May Be At Risk!

When was the last time you used a public Wi-Fi network? If you’re like most of us, it’s probably very recently. While convenient, these networks (found all over the place – coffee shops, airports, etc.) are also frequently unsecured – meaning they pose great…

VyprVPN Android App Stands Tall in Latest VPN App Study

A recent paper, “An Analysis of the Privacy and Security Risks of Android VPN Permission-enabled Apps” takes an in-depth look at over 250 Android apps that use the Android VPN permission – including VyprVPN. The paper examines apps available in the Google Play store, and…

Pax South 2017

Golden Frog Hops Over to PAX South 2017

This past weekend in San Antonio was the third annual PAX South convention, celebrating all types of board and video games. Some of us here at Golden Frog are gamers, so we were excited to attend the event and see the latest innovations…

China Says VPNs Illegal

China Finally Asserts that VPNs are Illegal, but VyprVPN Remains Accessible

China Finally Asserts VPNs Are Illegal The Chinese government has finally come out and said it: VPN services are not allowed without authorization. These updated Chinese regulations effectively outlaw VPNs within China after years of sporadic VPN blocking and degradation by the Great…

Rule 41 Threat of Surveillance

Rule 41 Becomes Law, Expands FBI Hacking Powers

Rule 41 went into effect in the United States on December 1, 2016. This legislation grants the United States FBI more hacking powers, giving them the ability to search multiple computers across the USA with only a single warrant. Previously, they could only…

Use a VPN to watch the 2016 presidential election.

How To Watch the 2016 US Election with a VPN and Improve your Experience

The United States Presidential Election The United States presidential race is on, and is coming to an end next week. On November 8, 2016, the final votes will be cast in the US presidential election. When most wake up on the 9th, the 58th…

Dyn DNS provider suffers DDoS.

Savvy VPN Users Turn To VyprVPN During Massive DDoS Attack

As we detailed on our blog last week, the largest DDoS attack reported in history took place on October 21. The attack employed the Mirai botnet, a botnet of IoT-connected devices, to take down sites hosted by the Dyn DNS provider. During this…

Singapore assesses VPN technology

Singapore Examines Legality of VPN Technology, Considers Outlawing VPNs

Authorities in Singapore are reviewing VPN technology, to determine its legality within the country. The review comes as part of Singapore’s proposed changes to their Copyright Act, which has not been updated since 2004. The current law does not include any mention of…