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Data breaches of 2019: Can USA VPN users win this battle?

With an increase in data breaches, concerns around online privacy have become far more important – the number of USA VPN users is growing. Yet, a [recent study](https://selfkey.org/data-breaches-in-2019/){b} claims that 2019 is the year, when there’s a new victim of identity theft every 2 seconds in the USA alone.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

China-owned TikTok app might be a national security threat

The US government suspects TikTok is a potential national security threat, according to [Reuters](https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tiktok-cfius-exclusive-idUSKBN1XB4IL){b}. A couple of US senators are concerned TikTok might be exercising heavy censorship and collecting users’ data.

PRIVACY | 2 min Read

How to change IP and online location

Internet Protocol (IP) address is a unique number internet provider assigns to your device. Since the number can be used to identify you, it’s crucial to know how to change IP you were given.

HOW-TO | 3 min Read

Google Stadia has launched

November 21, 2019, Google has launched Google Stadia – an advanced cloud gaming service. Google Stadia provides its own console, controller and a gaming platform.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Amazon’s new policy allows returning millions of products for free

Everyone’s guilty of occasional irresponsible spending, especially on holiday. The season is over – if you treated yourself too much, [Amazon offers](https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191218005236/en/Amazon-Returns-Easier-Holiday-Free-Returns-Millions/?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-Q-tiwWZwkcswR1UZtV7eGe24xL9TZOyQUMS3J72mJlQ7fxFuNFTHSunhvli30RlBNXya2izy9YOgHlBiZQk2LOzmn6JePCpHPCiYGaEx4DL1Rq8pNwkf3AarimpDzQGuQ==){b} returning millions of items for free: from pet supplies to electronics. Amazon says it’s all about the customer’s experience It’s no secret that Amazon has grown rapidly in the past decade.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Can you trust free VPN services? Yes, and here’s why

There are a lot of myths about free VPN services. Let’s get real–you’re probably thinking: but how do they make money? Is it safe using one? There are quite a few criteria that make a VPN service reliable rather than if it’s paid or not.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Best VPN? Rules to follow

With your online actions being recorded or even sold to 3rd parties it’s clear–using a VPN has become an everyday necessity. But, how to choose the best VPN that fits your needs? In this article, you’ll find all the guidelines for deciding which VPN is the best for you. First things first, you have to consider your needs.

PRIVACY | 2 min Read

Choosing a secure VPN: what features to look for

Are you looking for a trustworthy, secure VPN? A very smart move, indeed. The main purpose of a VPN is providing online safety and privacy.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Beginner's guide to Virtual Private Network services

Freedom is what’s supposed to make the internet different from other media platforms–but, considering some data scandals, one can assume it’s not so free. Someone is always watching what you do online, but you can stop it by using a Virtual Private Network service or VPN for short.

HOW-TO | 3 min Read