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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…

VyprVPN Cycles Protocols Automatically

Connection Issues? VyprVPN Cycles Protocols Automatically to Keep You Up and Running

We recently updated the VyprVPN app to include a valuable new feature which works behind the scenes to troubleshoot any connection issues you may have. When you have a connection issue, our Automatic Troubleshooting feature identifies the issue and automatically cycles through protocols to find…

China Firewall

China Imposes Another VPN Block, VyprVPN Restores Service Rapidly

The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections March 10 around 9pm CST. The latest round of censorship comes just one week after their previous block, and occurred around the same time of day. This latest block occurs during a big conference in China, an annual meeting of China’s national legislature…

China Firewall

VyprVPN Service in China Restored After Latest Round of Blocking

The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections via IP blocking on March 3, around 10pm CST. The latest round of censorship occurred in conjunction with a major meeting in China, called the “Two Sessions,” which is an annual meeting of the country’s national…

China Firewall

VyprVPN Remains Accessible In Latest Round of OpenVPN Blocking in China

China started blocking the OpenVPN protocol again today, in their latest round of VPN-related blocking. VyprVPN users connecting out of China can switch to any other VyprVPN protocol to successfully connect, and we recommend switching to our proprietary Chameleon protocol which effectively defeats VPN blocking…

Ransomware Attack Highlights Widespread Privacy Risks

VyprVPN Secured From VerSprite Vulnerability

We recently received a message from security consulting firm VerSprite regarding a vulnerability in the VyprVPN macOS application. This vulnerability turned out to be a known issue related to OpenVPN source code, and not inherently related to VyprVPN. We wanted to let our users know VyprVPN…

censorship in china

China Increased Censorship Last Year, and The Impact is Clear

Continually Increasing Censorship Censorship in China unquestionably increased over the past year, as the country aggressively tightened their control over the Internet. In 2017 China introduced a great deal of new legislation and blocked additional sites and services to further restrict online access….

China Firewall

China Blocks OpenVPN, VyprVPN Remains Accessible

China started blocking the OpenVPN protocol today around 2:30am CST,  in their latest round of VPN-related blocking. VyprVPN users connecting out of China can switch to any other VyprVPN protocol to successfully connect, and we recommend switching to our proprietary Chameleon protocol which effectively defeats…

What is Chameleon?

VyprVPN’s Chameleon Technology Bypasses Censorship, Enables Access to Unrestricted Internet

ChameleonTM is Golden Frog’s innovative, proprietary VPN technology that supports our mission to offer access to a free and open Internet. Built in response to the growing practice of VPN protocols being inspected, throttled and blocked by governments, corporations and ISPs via deep packet inspection (DPI,)…