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The Best VPN Service Providers Of 2019

by Grey One •

There are now over a hundred VPN providers located across the world. To create this list of the best VPN service providers, I test customer service, the reliability of their network, and commitment to privacy. I also research actual customer feedback posted in online forums. These providers are the best VPN providers overall — these providers offer fast servers around …

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The Best VPN Providers Offering Dedicated IPs In 2018

by Grey One •

There are only a couple of reliable VPN providers that offer a dedicated (or static) IP address: Ivacy (Singapore): A reliable provider that offers fixed IPs in Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, Malta and the United States. The price is the same as a regular VPN account (currently $3.33 per month). VPNArea (Bulgaria): This provider has been offering …

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A Guide To Avoiding Ransomware (Part 1)

by Grey One •

Ransomware is malicious software that allows a hacker to access an individual or company computer, encrypt your data resident on it and then demand some form of payment to decrypt it. This lets hackers hold your data hostage – and hence the term “ransom”. Victims can regain access to their files only by paying the ransom, or by restoring from a backup that was hopefully not on a network that was accessible to the compromised computer.

Chinese Officials Advocate “Internet Sovereignty”

by Tracy Knauer •

Chinese officials continued to push the concepts surrounding “Internet sovereignty” — a notion that reinforces online censorship — in high-profile talks in Seattle in September, showcasing the government’s interest in maintaining censorship activities. Chinese authorities first introduced the concept of “Internet sovereignty” in 2010, shortly after Google made headlines by announcing that it would no longer do business in the …