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December 16, 2015

Virtual Private Network (VPN): Everything You Need to Know

To put it simply, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a service or program that allows a device to connect to a secure offsite server over a network using an encrypted, “tunnel-like” connection. It allows the user’s IP address to be masked, providing a layer of all-important privacy and anonymity. Besides, the encryption of the connection is generally of such a high-grade that any data transmitted can be considered perfectly safe. Originally used for businesses, companies offering VPN services to consumers started to form, realizing the immense security benefits that users can reap from the service.

They are used by everyone from families at home who want to make sure no one [...]

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September 7, 2015

What is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Why Do I Need It?

It’s very likely that you are aware or have heard of the term VPN (Virtual Private Network), although you probably don’t use one. If that is indeed the case, it might be entirely prudent to use a VPN at some point, even if you aren’t doing so right now.

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A Virtual Private Network or VPN is essentially a group of computers working together as a private network that extends to a public network. These days, there is no bigger public network than the Internet.

A physical network of computers at a workplace or a private home usually involves the sharing of files, folders, and other resources [...]

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August 7, 2015

Chinese VPN Becomes International Botnet

Researchers have revealed that a commercial VPN provider based in China has been hacking legitimate Windows-based servers from around the world before proceeding to add them to its own network of over 1,500 servers.

Malicious hacker groups are employing cunning new ways to launch cyber-attacks. Unveiling their findings at the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas, security professionals at RSA Research have made a startling discovery: a commercial virtual private network (VPN) service in China dubbed ‘Terracotta’ has over 1500 VPN nodes that are predominantly obtained by hackers who hijack vulnerable Windows servers owned by legitimate organizations, RSA researchers [...]

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February 4, 2015

Security Flaw Leaks VPN Users IP

In a post-Snowden era, more people are turning to anonymity services such as VPN to hide their online identity and boost their internet security. A virtual private networks (VPN) is a network that allows users to create a secure network connection over a public or private network.

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