We have plenty of good, affordable SmartDNS providers listed on the site, but not everyone has cash to spare. Fortunately, if you have some decent networking skills, a bit of time to invest into the effort and a burning desire to watch HBO Now, Hulu and other popular streaming sites from outside the US, there […]
Don’t trust the level of privacy offered by Microsoft Windows 10? You’re not paranoid; you’re smart. We’ve put together five of the best security recommendations to help you get rid of the worst privacy holes on the new Windows OS. Remember that being safe online is about habits as much as it is about the […]
Planning on hitting the road? It’s almost certain that you’re going to be using Wi-Fi while you’re out and about. Here are some ways that you can keep yourself safe while you’re travelling. There are software and behavioral solutions that you can use to make your travel as safe as possible, and still be able […]
SoftEtherVPN is an alternative to OpenVPN. Like OpenVPN, SoftEtherVPN is open source, having made the transition in January of this year. This VPN protocol is claimed to be faster than OpenVPN. It foils deep packet inspection and can be run through most firewalls. The NAT-traversal built into the protocol is designed for this. The protocol […]
There are three major VPN protocols that you’re likely to see offered by most providers: PPTP, L2TP/IPSEC and OpenVPN. There is also one called SSTP that hasn’t been adopted as widely as the other three. All of them have their advantages and disadvantages. Most of the time, you’ll be making a tradeoff between speed and […]
VPN services are generally very reliable and, when there are problems, it usually comes down to a configuration issue with the client computer or the hardware that the user is using to access the Internet.
The Internet is one of the most amazing innovations humankind has ever conceived but, like everything else, using it entails some risk. One of the primary risks that users face these days has to do with their privacy being compromised.
SSTP and SSH are protocols that allow individuals located in particularly oppressive nations to access the Internet without restrictions.
The open system interconnection model is a means by which network protocols can be implemented. It involves seven different layers of communication, which are divided into a hierarchy.
SSH tunneling is a viable option of connecting to a server over the Internet, however, VPN offers several important advantages.