Encryption: What It’s All About

If you have been researching VPN software, you have certainly stumbled upon the word encryption. Encryption is the main security measure that computers, websites, and networks use to protect sensitive data. MIT defines encryption as: “a method of securing data by scrambling the bits of a computer’s files so that they become illegible. The only … Read more

VPN Services Case Study: 9/51 Won’t Respond to Your E-mails

Could you imagine waiting 94 hours for a reply? That’s what happened to us… This post is a case study on VPN services response time. We will go through the 51 most popular VPNs and reveal how long it takes to get an e-mail reply. How Long Are You Willing to Wait for an Answer? … Read more

DNS Leaks (22/53 VPNs Leak Your Data)

For starters, let’s dig into the meaning of DNS – Domain Name Service. According to Stanford University DNS is the network service that maps Internet domain names to numerical IP addresses. Seems easy, right?  To put it in an analogy, it serves as a phone book for the Internet by translating human-friendly computer hostnames into IP addresses. For … Read more

My IP Address Software: Detect IP Real-Time and Historic Changes

My IP Address (MIPA) is a freeware standalone software for Windows made by Andy Michael. MIPA works as a third-party monitoring software to detect any potential IP leaks. It lets you see your IP location in real-time on your taskbar and automatically logs all IP changes as a .txt file. If you are suspicious about … Read more