Category Archives: Privacy

4 Reasons People Should Use VPN Technology

Only around a quarter of people use a virtual private network (VPN) when connecting to the web, leaving everybody else vulnerable to online data privacy risks. Reasons to use a VPN:

  1. Secure Wi-Fi connections
  2. Safe surfing
  3. Block online tracking
  4. Virtual location

A VPN creates a secure encrypted internet connection so you can browse online without risking your data privacy.

VyprVPN Review 2016


Public Wi-Fi Is a Breeding Ground

If I’m on public Wi-Fi, I don’t sign into anything requiring a password unless I’m connected to a VPN because unprotected free Wi-Fi is a breeding ground for hackers to intercept and access my personal data. I often get asked: What is better, a proxy or a VPN? Find out on my website.

BTGuard VPN – The Review

A couple of days ago, I assessed BTGuard BitTorrent Proxy. This time, I’m checking its sibling BTGuard VPN. What are the differences between these two solutions? In short: BTGuard VPN gives anonymity for the full internet access. BTGuard proxy will only make torrenting private. BTGuard proxy or VPN? Not only a question of money … Read my review

Anonymity Settings for uTorrent

– Here I want to inform you of my latest article: I’ve tested the service BTGuard. It permits you to anonymously share files utilizing the peer-to-peer (P2P) protocol BitTorrent. It makes you incognito by concealing your IP address while sharing files. When µTorrent is configured correctly, your ISP and legal authorities cannot identify you while you are torrenting. Read my updated review. It includes a screenshot of the settings that I use to torrent anonymously with µTorrent.

Should Web Browsers Block Copyright Infringing URLs?

Two weeks ago the RIAA wrote a letter to BitTorrent Inc., asking the company to block “infringing” downloads in its popular client µTorrent. Although technically feasible, the request treads on a slippery slope. Will the RIAA ask web browsers to block copyright infringing URLs next?