internet security

Are Free VPN’s Safe? The Truth About So-Called “Free” VPN Providers

Most people use a VPN to increase their safety when using the internet. There is a general understanding that a VPN, or Virtual Private Network, means your data is encrypted and protected from the government, advertising trackers, etc. from analyzing your internet traffic and seeing what you are doing. This is not the case – there is no definitive VPN protocol or standard type of VPN network. Just because your mobile device has the “VPN” logo at the top, does [...]