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Banking on the go? Beware of public Wi-Fi

Ever check your bank balance on a coffee shop Wi-Fi? Hold on, that might not be the best idea! Let’s talk secure connections for online banking and shopping. Think of your online info like cash – you wouldn’t hand it out just anywhere, right? Public Wi-Fi can be risky, like leaving your wallet on a […]

Torrenting: risky business

Torrenting was once the go-to way to download pirated video files, but it’s still popular today for downloading a variety of content, both legal and illegal. However, there are a few risks associated with torrenting, including: If you’re considering torrenting, be aware of the risks involved. If you do decide to torrent, take steps to […]

Use a VPN when connecting to public Wi-Fi networks to secure your internet traffic

While public Wi-Fi networks should generally be avoided where possible, protect your online browsing from potential cyberattacks by a virtual private network (VPN). A VPN is a cost-effective way to encrypt your internet traffic, making access difficult for hackers — even on unsecured networks. It essentially creates a secure tunnel between your device and the internet, […]

Why you should secure your smart home devices with internet security software

These days, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a device that’s connected to the web. The internet of things (IoT) is a global network of technologies that uses internet connections to transmit and receive data. It’s fundamentally changed the way we work and live. We employ this technology in all places, from the office […]

Keep a VPN application on your mobile device

Virtual Private Networks, which can be either free or subscription-based, offer the most reliable way to secure your online connections. While cellular services typically provide considerable protection when you’re mobile, a VPN offers complete safeguarding of your online activities. This is particularly beneficial when you’re using a Wi-Fi network that isn’t your own. Whenever you […]

Consider getting a VPN for your home network

As we’ve mentioned many times (because it’s that important), if you use public Wi-Fi, you need a VPN to protect your privacy. However, what about a VPN for your private home network? Virtually all private home networks are wireless, so you’re still using a Wi-Fi connection, albeit a (hopefully) password-protected one. A VPN can make […]