Honest review of the ProtonVPN service

Since the official public launch, I have received dozens of emails (and Twitter DMs) from readers asking me to review ProtonVPN.  A group of scientists with a track record of building secure products (ProtonMail) designed ProtonVPN from the ground up to be safe and privacy-enhancing.  The promise is that they will bring the same end… Continue reading Honest review of the ProtonVPN service

Beware of the fake VPN provides

I’ve written 2 reviews for VPN Services recently: VyprVPN Review KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Review I’ve also written 2 reviews for WIFI VPN/TOR portable boxes: Anonabox Review Invizbox Go Review One item I have never covered is the proliferation of scammy VPN services sold by snake oil salesmen.  With the Edward Snowden leaks and all the media… Continue reading Beware of the fake VPN provides

KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Review

VPN Unlimited is one of the most popular VPN services available and for good reason. It is fast, reliable and competitively priced (deal below). VPN Unlimited is a USA based provider and offers termination in more than 30 countries (with multiple locations in most countries). VPN Unlimited has good platform support (Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad,… Continue reading KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Review

VyprVPN Review

VyprVPN owns and manages its own networks and servers. During my recent VPN testing shoot-out, VyprVPN consistently ranked as one of the fastest VPN providers out there.  In addition to raw speed, they have an incredible list of supported clients from traditional PCs (Mac, Windows, Linux), to routers (DDWRT, OpenWRT, AsusWRT), smartphones (iPhone, Android, Blackphone,… Continue reading VyprVPN Review

Michael Moore launches Trumpileaks using strong encryption tools

American politics is an extremely divisive issue and I will not be taking any sides in this debate. The purpose of this article isn’t to promote any sides but rather to talk about how encrypted communication tools are being used. Michael Moore launched a sub-page to his domain called Trumpileaks. The purpose is to give… Continue reading Michael Moore launches Trumpileaks using strong encryption tools

Encryption isn’t just for terrorists

It seems every time there is a terrorist attack, governments around the world use it as an opportunity to chip away at encryption. The latest attack was the UK Home secretary, Amber Rudd, who called WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption “completely unacceptable”. She then adds that there should be “no hiding place for terrorists”. Encryption is publicly… Continue reading Encryption isn’t just for terrorists

Your ISP is always watching, tracking and profiling you

The media loves stories about how Google, Facebook and Microsoft are tracking users and profiling them. These stories sell papers and draw in eyeballs. What they don’t tell you is that your ISP actually has more visibility into what you do online than any of those giant service providers.  If you don’t see what the… Continue reading Your ISP is always watching, tracking and profiling you