On a regular internet today, fraudulent activities are just lurking around. Users can be scammed, sites can be hacked and people can become a victim of phishing and identity theft. No matter how careful you are, you can never be sure about your privacy and security while browsing online.
Active internet users, however, can protect themselves today by using a VPN or a virtual private network. Businesses, private individuals and educational institutions are using this in an effort to keep their vital information private and not visible to the prying eyes of the public.
A VPN is a new technology that makes use of a public network to connect remote networks and users but in a more discreet and secure manner. Organizations and people using this enjoy private internet surfing as data they’re reading is encrypted and therefore, cannot be intercepted by anybody using an unsecured public network.
Various companies now provide this service. You can choose to sign up between the free and paid VPNs. But how would you know a good VPN provider? Continue reading
Originally posted on April 17, 2013 @ 1:00 am