If you’re using a VPN service, you might have come across terms like TCP and UDP. These are acronyms for network protocols that a device uses to send packets (or bits of data). OpenVPN is… Read More »TCP vs UDP: Which VPN Protocol Is More Secure to Use?
IPVanish, our number one ranked VPN, just released a new version of their client (V3) for all platforms. I have been in contact with the team over the last few weeks, playing around with their new toy, and will be giving you my assessment of it during its beta-testing, as well as the final version.
Read More »New IPVanish Client Review: More Features, Sleek Design
I don’t know what it is that drives them, but despite already being the top ranked VPN in our review the team at IPVanish continue to grow and innovate. The desktop VPN client was already something we spoke of highly in their review, and their Android app was no slouch either. Both have received an update worth talking about.
Read More »Two New IPVanish App Updates Reviewed
Many people travelling abroad, or living outside the USA, have found themselves getting blocked due to geo-restrictions on content. Some countries even restrict you from accessing basis online services like Gmail, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. This leads people to attempting to find ways to get around them and they always come to one of two choices: VPNs or proxy servers.
While these two online tools for getting around geo-based restrictions are similar, they do differ. Knowing which one is best for your needs can help you make informed decision, take back your privacy, and give you the free and open Internet which you deserve.
Read More »Which has Better Online Security: VPN or Proxy Server?
You’re on vacation, far from home, and sitting down at your computer to catch up on your Netflix account. Or maybe tune into the BBC iPlayer to watch some Dr. Who. Or you could be one of many people trying to watch content on Hulu. Either way, you wind up with a geoblock screen that looks like this: Not available in your country ‘yet!’ So how do geoblocks work, how are they used, and how can you possibly get around them? Fear not, by the end of this article I’ll teach you ways to get your Tv and movie content that’s being blocked back!
Read More »Country Restrictions: How do Geoblocks Work?
Getting an idea of how to use VPN apps, and just how simple of an internet security tool they all are, can help many users make the decision to use them. Years ago, before I had ever learned how to use a VPN, I too was intimidated. I thought they’d be complicated, but they’re actually quite simple!
If you want to go from VPN n00b, to a well secured VPN user, read this article now! Keeping in mind that this is a general purpose article, your specific VPN provider may differ slightly!
Read More »How to use VPN Apps and Tools
With VPNs being a foreign concept to many average Internet users, finding the best VPN software can make all the difference. Ease of use, with advanced features, makes for a better experience with your chosen VPN.
The problem, of course, is you’ll never know how well the software works until you purchase a VPN package! Fortunately for you, reviewing VPNs is what we’re all about here at BVP! We’ve tested dozens of VPNs, including their software, and this is the top 5 best VPN software packages that we’ve come across.Read More »Best VPN Software: The Top 5 Reviewed
Using VPNs is an effective way to protect yourself from intrusion when browsing online, but they are not foolproof. A disruption in their operation can leave your connection and browsing activities exposed. This is where… Read More »What is an Internet/VPN Kill Switch?
Protecting yourself, and your valuable online data, is an essential in this increasingly hazardous online world. In this article I will look at 5 online security tools that you can use to protect yourself.