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Things you should know about IP leak

One of the prime VPN purposes is to hide your IP address, but sometimes it may fall short. An IP leak is something you should know about.

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

One out of three banking software has serious security flaws

Did you know that software vulnerabilities can expose applications to potential risk and compromise? According to research made by Veracode, many organizations struggle to keep the pace of continually developing digital world. The results are rather alarming - 2 out of 3 applications failed to pass the initial security test. Application security research company called Veracode has published the [State of Software Security (SOSS) Volume 10](https://www.veracode.com/state-of-software-security-report){b} report.

PRIVACY | 2 min Read

Latest data breaches: can Netflix be a threat to your safety?

Are you planning on laying back and enjoying your favorite TV show on Netflix the entire weekend? One can assume you’re choosing between sweet and salty popcorn rather than thinking whether the Netflix app is safe. Although Netflix products and services are reputable, you should be cautious about your security and take some actions yourself.

PRIVACY | 2 min Read

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