The book, ‘Complete Guide to Internet Privacy, Anonymity & Privacy’ (or COGIPAS for short) was published over a year ago and while the vast majority of its contents continue to remain valid to this day, I would like to update readers on my recommended VPN.
At pp. 136-138, 158 and 255 of the printed [...]
If you use a proxy or VPN service, you may wish to monitor your active ‘ports’ to ensure that your Internet traffic is actually being routed through the proxy or VPN.
For doing so, my book recommends the free port monitoring utility, CurrPorts (short for current ports) – http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/cports.html.
Port monitoring utilities such as this [...]
Well, actually I use two VPNs on a regular basis.
One of the VPN services I use almost daily was recommended in the book. It’s SecureTunnel.com. I have been a paying customer of this service for more than two years. I use it primarily for web surfing and peer-to-peer torrent downloading (ie, as a SOCKS5 [...]
An infographic from Anonymizer highlighting the dangers of not properly protecting your online privacy and safeguarding your data.http://www.anonymizer.com/knowledgecenter/archive/kc/Anonymizer_rev3.jpgwww.anonymizer.com