IPVanish VPN And SugarSync Encrypted Storage Link Up

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There are a host of ways you can protect your online privacy from VPNs to encrypted file storage systems. Choosing online privacy packages can be a daunting task, but you can always get a good double billing which combines a tried and tested VPN service with a cloud storage company for good measure.

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Decrypting VPN Jargon

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Like a lot of computer and Internet-related environments, VPNs suffer from a tech-speak jargon. To the uninitiated, these can be confusing and the shutters come down and the brain turns off (like a kill switch!) but they are really very simple to understand.

Below we explain some of the more common terms.

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VyprVPN – Chameleon Bypasses Deep Packet Inspection

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Why use VyprVPN or, indeed, any VPN? There is considerable vulnerability from your online activities, whether you are emailing a business colleague or carrying out online banking, not to mention government snooping, ransomware attacks … and more and more people are turning to virtual private networks (VPNs) to protect their online security.

People’s preferences differ widely. Some may want a simple install and click service while others may want to tweak the bells and whistles such as kill switches, DNS leaks etc. The latest service to come to my attention is VyprVPN from Golden Frog which is based in Switzerland to take advantage of that country’s strict privacy laws.

Switzerland has also established global frameworks and safe harbours with the EU, the United States and other countries, which extend privacy protection beyond its borders. The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland ruled in 2010 that IP addresses are personal information, and under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track Internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

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Robust And Reputable VPN – How To Choose One

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Cybersecurity has always seemed like a black art that is the domain of multinationals seeking to deter foreign nation-states hacking their IT system for secrets. For the man in the street, the tech-savvy will have invested in anti-virus and malware detection software and, for many years, that was deemed enough. Not any longer if you choose a robust VPN.

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