Security

Are VPNs Legal? 10 Countries That Ban the Usage of VPN

  • Security
  • Updated Sep 18, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
It may come as a surprise to some, but Virtual Private Networks (VPN) are actually banned in some countries. Although the list of countries that outright ban the usage of VPNs is short, there are othe…

Everything You Need to Know About Cloudflare (and Some You Don’t)

  • Security
  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Cloudflare is most well known as a Content Delivery Network (CDN). Today it has grown past that and offers a range of services mostly covering networking and security. Their stated mission: To help bu…

ExpressVPN vs NordVPN: Which VPN is the Better Buy?

  • Security
  • Updated Jun 20, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
In the world of Virtual private Networks, there are many famous names. None more famous perhaps, than NordVPN and ExpressVPN. These two behemoths have lorded it over the field for ages. For those who …

Beware: Not All VPN that Works in China are the Same

  • Security
  • Updated Jun 20, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
It has been over four decades since China opened up its economy. Over that period of time, the nation has spread its wings over everything from oil exploration to technology. At the same time however,…
NordLynx

NordLynx Boosts NordVPN Speed Considerably

  • Security
  • Updated Jun 10, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
NordLynx is a protocol by NordVPN built adaptively around WireGuard. The latter has been touted by many initial testers to be the next generation in communications protocol. However, since WireGuard i…

The Many Use-Cases of VPN: How a VPN Can be Useful 

  • Security
  • Updated May 16, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are primarily designed to enhance privacy and security. However, some characteristics of how they work make them suitable for other uses as well. In fact, there are man…

How to Setup a VPN: A Walk-through Guide

  • Security
  • Updated May 16, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
The term Virtual Private Network (VPN) can sound intimidating for some. In reality, they aren’t much more complex to use than any other application based services. This VPN setup guide aims to give yo…

Incognito Mode Explained: Does it Make you Anonymous?

  • Security
  • Updated May 07, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Incognito Mode is a setting that prevents your browsing history from being stored. Whilst many users associate incognito mode solely with the private browsing feature of Google Chrome, the more genera…

How to Hide or Change My IP Address? Protect Your Privacy Online

  • Security
  • Updated Apr 16, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
IP Addresses are uniquely identifying numbers of devices connected to a network. The Internet is considered a network and because of increasing security concerns, more people have been looking to hide…