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To use or not to use a VPN service

To use or not to use a VPN service

An interesting article has recently been published on the internet. Don’t use VPN services  In this article the writer is comparing VPN services as: VPN in this sense is just a glorified proxy This of course didn’t take long time until the VPN providers offering VPN services started to respond on this post. For example AirVPN has started answering with the following article: Rebuttal of article “Don’t use VPN services.” I don’t want to go in to detail who has…

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VPN Speedtest with Linksys DD-WRT router

VPN Speedtest with Linksys DD-WRT router

The following setup has been used: Router: Linksys WRT1900ACSv2 Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r34080 std (12/14/17) The DD-WRT inbuilt OpenVPN client has been configured for each VPN provider according to their own instructions, and their provided .ovpn files. Only VPN exit points in Sweden has been used for this test. Only UDP protocol used. AirVPN offers the possibility to connect to a pool of servers randomly when just selecting the country. In this case, it are two different exit points. AltusHost and Kustbandet….

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Are VPN providers more trustworthy than your ISP?

Are VPN providers more trustworthy than your ISP?

Introduction VPN stands for “Virtual Private Network” and creates an encrypted communication / tunnel, between your computer and the VPN Provider’s server that you connect to. When using free public Wi-Fi at a coffee shop or airport, a VPN ensures that no one around you can intercept your browsing traffic or whatever you are doing online. A VPN is also useful when you are in a country that is blocking access to certain websites, or when you are in the…

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