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What Is “Zero Trust” Security Architecture?

Many cyberattacks rely on the level of access legitimate users have on computer networks. Breach the perimeter and you’ve got the keys to the castle. With a zero-trust approach to security, merely getting through the door isn…

Does a Factory Reset Remove Viruses?

Viruses and other malware are an unfortunate reality of the modern age. If your phone or computer has fallen prey to them, one of the recommended solutions is doing a factory reset. But will it make your device safe again?…

Are VPNs Broken on iPhone?

People using a VPN on iPhones and iPads are not as secure as they think. Security expert Michael Horowitz as well as several VPN providers have revealed issues that affect the integrity of iOS going back for years. It could v…

6 LinkedIn Scams to Watch Out For

LinkedIn is a social network for professional networking, seeking employment, and staying in touch with colleagues past and present. Like any social network, the platform has its fair share of users who are looking to scam, d…

Can a VPN Protect You From Ransomware?

Ransomware is a pretty serious issue: one hack can either cost you a lot of money or your data—both if you’re unlucky. It’s important to guard against this threat, and we have seen some VPNs claim they can help. But can a V…

Can You Share Your VPN Subscription?

If you’re shopping for a VPN, you may have been taken aback by the fact that these handy security tools cost money—and the good ones can cost a lot. To defray costs, you may have wondered whether you can share a VPN. Here’s…

How Does a Decentralized VPN (dVPN) Work?

Decentralized VPNs promise to be the upgrade to existing, standard VPN services. They claim to offer better privacy at lower prices than their traditional counterparts, while also improving the internet as a whole. To see how…

How to Bypass Blocked Sites

Not everybody has the luxury of accessing any website they want to. It could be that your job’s network admin doesn’t want you to go to YouTube or even that your government doesn’t want you to watch news it doesn’t approve of…

Should You Use a VPN Browser Extension?

When looking at what a VPN can do for you, you may have come across something called a VPN browser extension. These are handy little doodads that can help keep you safe while browsing, but they come with some drawbacks you sh…

8 Common PayPal Scams and How to Avoid Them

PayPal’s widespread adoption means it’s popular with scammers looking for a victim. Though these scams aren’t necessarily exclusive to PayPal, they flourish in the service due to its ease of use and preference among online se…

Can a VPN Boost Your Internet Speed? 

VPN providers like to ascribe all kinds of wonderful powers to their VPNs. Some will say that they can offer complete anonymity while browsing, while some untrustworthy VPNs may even go so far as to claim to protect you from …
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