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RSS FeedsWhat is a VPN? How they work and why you need one
(Android Central)


8 april 2021 09:10:28

What is a VPN? How they work and why you need one
(Android Central)

Since you`re here, chances are you`ve come across the term VPN or Virtual Private Network. Mabe you`ve heard about VPNs because you want to watch BBC iPlayer on U.S. soil or Netflix when traveling abroad, or perhaps you want to know everything about why a VPN is also great for anonymity, security, and your personal online safety. If any of that applies to you, you`re in the right place. What is a VPN and why do I need one? A VPN is a clever way of obscuring your online identity and encryption data sent and received from your devices. Usually, when you go online you get connected to a server and given a unique IP address. This identifies where you are logging on from and can be used to associate data with you. Since these servers are relatively open, there are inherent risks to privacy with that data being visible to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or even potential bad actors wanting to intercept that data. This IP address and associated data can give away your real-world ide...

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