What is Tor? A Beginner’s Guide

When you use the Internet, your data can be collected by the websites you visit, ISPs, governments, advertisers, intruders, and more. One of the easiest and most affordable ways to protect your data is to use Tor. But, what is Tor, what does Tor do, and…

VPN vs. Tor: The Basics

Tor and VPN – Two tools that will protect your online privacy. While they are used for the same purpose, they function in entirely different ways. Neither of them is “simply better.” The truth is that either one can be a good choice, depending on…

How Does a VPN Protect You on a Public Wi-Fi?

If you are not a big shot hacker but want to hack into people’s accounts, the easiest way to do it is through phishing. But phishing doesn’t work on someone who won’t open your emails. The next easiest thing to do is to monitor their…

How to Use a VPN to Improve Security on Linux

Linux – the technically superior operating system. It is open source, powerful, and gives you a lot of space to tinker around. Linux is preferred for many reasons and security is one of them. If you’re using Linux because of its security offerings, it makes…

Understanding a VPN Kill Switch

If you have ever used a VPN, you’d know that sometimes the connection can drop unexpectedly. No matter how reliable a service is, there are always chances for the speeds to go low or the service to be disconnected. When a VPN disconnects, your data…

Why Using HTTPS is so Important for Your Website

What is HTTPS? Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of the standard Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) originally created in 1994 for the Netscape Navigator web browser. HTTPS is extensively used to secure connection over the internet. It protects data between a website…