In a recent merger worth almost $1 billion, Kape Technologies now owns a leader in the online privacy sector –ExpressVPN. See what this means for the industry and current subscribers of the service.
When it comes to the latest and greatest VPN protocols, WireGuard might be seen as a fledgling name in the game, but how does it compare when up against the ever-reliable OpenVPN? It might seem like an obvious choice, but it’s not necessarily as cut and dried as you might have expected.
A slow internet connection is nothing new for most users. Usually, you can chalk it up to network congestion or bad weather. But what happens when your speeds turn sluggish out of nowhere? Well, your internet service provider (ISP) may be to blame. ISPs have the ability to slow down your internet in a tactic […]
Free VPNs are supposed to be “free” insofar as the service is accessible without cost or payment. That might be true in a direct, monetary sense, but there are other ways in which they aim to extract value from their users. The vast majority of free VPNs come up short in some respect, whether it […]
NortonLifeLock and Avast are merging in a deal worth more than $8 billion, the third-largest cybersecurity acquisition of all time. What does this mean for the cybersecurity sector exactly? Norton claims that this deal “represents an attractive opportunity to create a new, industry-leading consumer Cyber Safety business, leveraging the established brands, technology and innovation of […]
How many dollars do you have in your wallet? What about coins? If you’re like me, you have to run to the ATM any time you need cash, or there’s a small stash of coins in your car. The reality, of course, is that most money in circulation is actually digital. Yet, sometimes it seems […]
I’ve never heard anyone say “Let me Safari that” before looking something up online, but needing to “Google” it? More times than I can count. Synonymous with web browsing, Google Chrome is nearly three times more popular than Apple Safari. Why that is, is up for debate. But is Chrome really better than Safari? To […]
What’s the difference between a VPN and a proxy, and aren’t they basically the same thing? Well, they often get lumped together when talking about online security, but they’re used for a variety of different tasks. Both serve as a decent entry point for increased privacy, which is becoming more important for the average user, […]