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How to build your own VPN if you’re (rightfully) wary of...

While not perfect, either, cloud hosting providers have a better customer data record.

Anglophiles: Hang up your VPN; iPlayer isn’t for you anymore

BBC collects IP address, location, e-mail address in fight against online cheats.

Opera Reborn “rethinks” the browser… with integrated WhatsApp and Facebook

Opera Reborn gets new design, VPN, and ad-blocking (except for Google's ads).

Cisco CVR100W Wireless-N VPN Router Universal Plug-and-Play Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP) implementation in the Cisco CVR100W Wireless-N VPN Router could allow an unauthenticated, Layer 2–adjacent attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service ...

HideMyAss! privilege escalation flaws exposed

The researcher on the case says the VPN provider will not be fixing them.

A VPN will not save you from government surveillance

Privacy is a multi-faced topic, and so to protect it, you need to take more than a single precaution.

Inmates built computers hidden in ceiling, connected them to prison network

Ohio prison's lax supervision was akin to "an episode from Hogan's Heroes."

For internet privacy, a VPN won’t save you

In theory, getting a VPN is good advice.

But the technology hasn't caught up to modern standards yet, and some "safe" services could put you at greater risk.

Downloads of VPN-equipped Opera browser double after Congress revokes Internet privacy...

Opera Software today boasted that the number of new U.S. users of its namesake browser more than doubled days after Congress voted to repeal restrictions on broadband providers eager to sell customers' surfing history.Opera debuted a VPN -- virtual private network -- a year ago, and finalized the feature in September.

A VPN disguises the actual IP address of the user, effectively anonymizing the browsing, and encrypts the data transmitted to and from sites, creating a secure "tunnel" to the destination.[ Also on InfoWorld: Want privacy? Congress says you'll have to pay for it. |  Read 'em and weep: 5 ways your ISP is screwing you. | 5 more ways your ISP is screwing you. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]By using a VPN, U.S. users block their Internet service providers (ISPs) from recording their online activity.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

FCC Privacy Rule Repeal Will Have Widespread Security Implications

Concerns over the action are sending VPN sales soaring, some vendors say.

How to use a VPN to protect your internet privacy

A virtual private network can go a long way to make sure that neither your ISP, nor anyone else, can snoop on what you do on the internet.

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