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What’s New in Linux Kernel 5.14

As Linux turns 30 years old, kernel 5.14 has been released. It contains the usual broad offering of internal below-the-hood fixes and user-visible changes. Let’s take a look at the major improvements and benefits….

PSA: Outlook Contact Cards Can Easily Be Spoofed

Phishing attacks are one of the oldest ways for malicious individuals to steal information, and an old-school phishing method has found its way into Outlook. Using characters from different alphabets, people can make victims …

How to Use a VPN for Netflix

There are plenty of reasons why you should use a VPN: they’re an important part of protecting yourself online and can help you get past censorship blocks in countries like China. However, one of the biggest reasons why regula…

Why You Should Use Multiple Web Browsers

If you think you just need a single web browser, think again. We recommend using multiple web browsers on your computer, especially if you work and perform personal tasks on the same system. Here’s why you should consider add…

What Are Decentralized VPNs?

Decentralized VPNs might be the latest way in which we can stay safe on the web—and are even touted as a way in which we can change the way the internet works. But what are these services exactly, and how do they work?…

How Anonymous Is Bitcoin?

Cryptocurrency, and Bitcoin especially, has a reputation for being a completely anonymous form of payment, free from tracking and interference. However, if you look a little closer, you’ll see that these digital currencies re…

How to Sign Up for a VPN Anonymously

VPNs are advertised as the best—even the only—way in which you can be anonymous while browsing. However, there are two big ways you could lose anonymity: The first is the logs some VPNs keep, and the second is the VPN sig…

How Does VPN Split Tunneling Work?

Split tunneling is one of the handier features a VPN can offer, allowing you to use your VPN for things you want to keep secure while leaving the connection unprotected for less vital traffic. Let’s take a look at how it work…

Are VPNs Legal?

As virtual private networks are often used for things that aren’t completely legal, like torrenting copyrighted material or circumventing Chinese censorship, it might seem plausible to think that VPNs are illegal. The good ne…
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