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How to Pick a VPN for Torrenting

If you’re going to torrent, you’re going to need a VPN to protect yourself while doing so. How do you pick a good VPN for torrenting, though, is there something a good torrenting VPN has that others don’t? Or is it more about…

Can You Use Any VPN for Torrenting?

You may already know you should always use a VPN while torrenting, but you may not be aware that not every VPN fits the bill. Some VPNs, in fact, are so bad that you may not have used one at all. Here’s what you need to know….

Do I Really Need a VPN for Torrenting?

If you’re a torrenter, you probably have heard the many warnings about needing to use a VPN while using BitTorrent to download files. Do you really need to heed these warnings, though, and can you maybe torrent without a VPN?…

10 Google Account Privacy Settings to Change

Google offers many different services these days, and a single Google account spreads your information across a lot of them. There are some things you can do to lock down security and privacy on your account. We’ll show you….

Should You Trust Your VPN?

VPNs love to claim that they keep users’ data private and their browsing anonymous. However, because of the way VPNs work, you’re taking them at their word on most of this, meaning that you’re trusting them to keep you safe. …

You Should Stop Using LastPass

LastPass used to be one of the best password managers, but more recently, its reputation has taken a hit from multiple security breaches. Now the company has confirmed the last one was really bad.

What Is a Passkey, and Should You Use Them?

Passwords: We all have far too many of them, and they’re probably not nearly as secure as we think. Passkeys are the next evolution of passwords, and they’re trying to bring us a more secure, password-less future….

Should You Use Tor Over VPN or VPN Over Tor?

If you’ve looked into how you can browse anonymously, you may have come across the idea of combining a VPN with Tor. That involves choosing, though, between VPN over Tor and Tor over VPN. Let’s go over what these terms mean …

LastPass Just Had (Another) Security Breach

The LastPass password manager suffered a security breach back in August, resulting in source code and other proprietary information being stolen, but no account information. Now it has suffered another breach, and this time, …

Why You Shouldn’t Use BitTorrent Over Tor

If you’re looking to get started with torrenting, you probably know that you should use some kind of protection when doing so. However, one of the more popular ways to stay anonymous online, The Onion Router or Tor, is genera…

How Penetration Testing Keeps Systems Safe

If you’re reading about cybersecurity, the term penetration testing will come up as a way to see if systems are secure. What is penetration testing, though, and how does it work? What kind of people perform these tests?…

How Residential IPs Help VPNs Crack Netflix

Ever wondered how it is that certain VPNs can unblock Netflix while others struggle? The answer lies in what are called residential IPs, a particular type of internet address that is much harder to detect than the ones VPNs u…

How to Set Up Your Windows PC as a VPN Router

If you want to install a VPN on a device that doesn’t allow it, like a smart TV or even a printer, the simplest way to get around that problem is to use a VPN router. If you want to save some money, though, you’ll be happy to…

VPNs vs. Tor: Which Should You Use?

If you want to keep your browsing anonymous on the internet, there are a number of ways to do it. The two main contenders are VPNs and the Tor Browser. Though the goal of each of these is the same, their methods are very diff…
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