Hands typing on laptop overlaid with graphic of VPN use cases

Even if you’ve never used a VPN yourself, it’s likely that you’ve heard of others who do use them. It’s common that top VPNs on the market sponsor online content creators, and these advertisements have exposed millions of people to the idea of the virtual private network. However, it’s not…


Domain names are growing more present in the public consciousness, as more people start websites and as investing in them becomes more popular. However, it may not be immediately clear just what these important digital addresses do, what they are, and why some are so valuable. If you’re wondering, “What…


Atlanta, Georgia — Cyber attacks are nothing new, but they have become more daring, wider spread and devastating in recent years as hackers up the ante to gain access to protected systems and data networks. It has been predicted for a while that the years of 2020 and 2021 would…


Virtual Private Networks — VPNs — are known for their ability to protect your Internet activity from prying eyes, identity theft hackers, and companies engaging in data mining. VPNs are used in almost every country, becoming a staple cybersecurity measure for modern businesses and privacy enthusiasts.

As a celebrity with…


A search browser with “www.domainname.com” typed in.

With approximately 1.7 billion websites out there, it’s important to stand out, and for many businesses, that means finding the perfect website name. When you choose a domain name in 2020, you need to take into account a huge range of factors, including competition and availability. …


3D illustration of a data stream of movies and TV shows being watched with a VPN.

Due to the fact that VPNs are an effective way to hide your online activity from certain prying eyes, a common assumption is that their use might not be legal.

There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this, VPNs are legal in your country of residence, but that doesn’t…


Free WiFi is everywhere, from coffeehouses to your local library, providing instant connectivity at the push of a button. However, despite the convenience of widely available web access, safety risks make logging on in a public space highly dangerous. Without security protocols in place, it only takes a matter of…


Hand pressing a virtual download button to initiate a torrent protected by a VPN.

Torrenting has its fair share of critics who claim that it encourages illegal file sharing and intellectual property infringement. Proponents point to its use in distributing large numbers of files effectively, regardless of what they contain. …


Amazon Fire TV logo on a mobile device.

The Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV offer their 34 million users an easy and portable way to view personalized streaming content. The stick connects through the HDMI port of your TV and can stream movies, shows, games, and other content from a wide range of applications.

While there is…


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By Black Salmon

Modern businesses rely on the Internet for communications, for sales, and for data transmission of all types. But how safe is your proprietary data when it’s traveling across the Web? What happens when your company’s reps are on the road and communicating across public, unsecured networks? …

Michael Gargiulo

CEO at VPN.com — The worldwide leader in VPN research

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