Addicted to your phone? Learn how to reduce and control your screen time, when it’s on iOS, Android, or your computer.
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This first-of-its-kind partnership with HMD Global puts ExpressVPN on Nokia smartphones.
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Sure, it’s fun to see your face in a blockbuster film, but you might be giving away more than you realize when using deepfake apps.
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We speak to the Human Rights Foundation about its mission to send films and news of the outside world to a closed-off country via USB sticks.
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ProtonVPN has a long history of developing new solutions to complex and difficult problems, including ways to defeat attempts to block VPNs and advertisers tracking users across the internet. As a company created by scientists who met at CERN, we have a strong culture of research and development, and we have recently leveraged this to […]
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Pegasus is phone hacking software used by governments. Read how it can be secretly installed on your phone remotely.
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A laggy internet connection can be the difference between victory and defeat for gamers. Here are some tips to help speed it up.
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Get geared up for the world’s premiere sporting event with these dramatized true stories, plus a documentary and a comedy classic.
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ProtonVPN was launched in 2017 in response to attempts by authoritarian regimes to block access to ProtonMail. Since then, ProtonVPN has become one of the most important and widely used tools for defeating censorship and protecting freedom of speech worldwide. Advancing the cause of internet freedom is an important part of what we do, and […]
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As if staying alert to phishing attacks in your email wasn’t enough, you also have to look out for scams via SMS.
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Artificial intelligence makes our lives more convenient, but the tech leaves us with little privacy.
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There have been numerous incidents in which governments have broken into encrypted apps. This puts your privacy at risk and raises cybersecurity concerns.
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The study raises questions about privacy and security surrounding telehealth, which has been on the rise amid calls for social distancing.
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Don’t join Wi-Fi networks named with it—your iPhone could get confused, and even resets won’t guarantee a fix.
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As internet users become increasingly savvy about their online security, VPNs have grown in popularity. Once reserved for special purposes, VPNs have now gone mainstream as more people realize VPNs can protect their private data and help them access blocked sites. However, that increased popularity has also incentivized bad actors to enter the market, using […]
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We’re not judging your naked selfies or NSFW pictures. But here’s how to hide them on your iPhone or Android, or in secure cloud storage.
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Did e-readers ruin reading? Did dating apps ruin dating? Did streaming services ruin movie-going? Our blog writers weigh in on what technology has taken from their real-life experiences.
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Apple hopes so. The iPhone’s Secure Enclave already holds biometric and credit card information. Next up is your driver’s license and other forms of ID.
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Scam apps are everywhere, even on the App Store and Google Play Store. Here’s what they do and how to avoid them.
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Today, we’re launching a new Linux app. It features an elegant and fully featured graphical user interface, making it easy to use on the Linux desktop. ProtonVPN is the only VPN service to offer a full-featured, open source, and free Linux application. We have long been supporters of Linux and open source software. Today, all […]
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With Google Photos discontinuing free unlimited storage, we list other cloud storage options for your photos.
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When people think of VPNs, the first thing that comes to mind is often personal and work computers and the ability to stream movies. However, we are spending an increasing amount of time using the internet on our phones rather than on a computer. The fact is, you face the same privacy risks on your […]
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We take a look at how military personnel have inadvertently revealed sensitive locations through fitness apps, flashcard apps, and more.
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This Pride Month, we’re taking a look at issues surrounding online privacy among the LGBTQ+ community, and how to stay safe.
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ExpressVPN's Security Team explains how to detect vulnerabilities and attacks on password managers and analyze the risks.
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The increased adoption of telehealth services across the globe brings with it new and unprecedented privacy and security challenges.
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Failing to correctly wipe your smartphone could leave your information vulnerable for access by its next owner. Here’s how to do it.
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If you have an Alexa, Echo, or any other Amazon device in the U.S., Amazon will soon connect your devices to its new mesh network, Amazon Sidewalk, by default. On June 8, Amazon will automatically enroll all its devices to the wireless mesh service, which will share a small slice of your internet bandwidth (around […]
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Online reputation management (ORM) isn’t just for celebrities and politicians. Regular individuals can use these paid services to control the flow of their personal data.
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Ransomware attacks were once carried out by skilled hackers. Now, anyone with a credit card can theoretically launch them. Case in point: the Colonial Pipeline hack.
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Do your attractive matches on dating apps mainly want to talk about a great crypto opportunity? Beware of the latest catfish.
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Encryption was once used exclusively for military purposes. Cypherpunks helped bring the tech into the mainstream.
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An ExpressVPN survey has revealed the extent to which employees are being surveilled by their employers and how it’s impacting job satisfaction and stress levels.
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If you’ve ever switched to a new phone number, chances are your old number will be reassigned to someone else. This practice of recycling phone numbers is standard, but it poses a significant privacy and security risk, as a recent study found. Not only are recycled phone numbers incredibly easy to obtain, but they can […]
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As Google grows its reach into our lives with hardware devices, is our health data falling into the wrong hands?
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Universities are spending millions of dollars buying online proctoring and monitoring services, raising ethical concerns and adding to student stress.
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The rapidly increasing presence of the internet in our own homes has changed our lives in ways we never would have imagined just 15 years ago. One of them is the relocation of movie premiere night from the theater to our living room. With the rise of Covid-19, entertainment has made an even further push […]
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Get your fill of summer action flicks with The Tomorrow War, Black Widow, and Space Jam: A New Legacy, and mark your calendar for the return of Ted Lasso on July 23!
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It’s time to start planning for your next lazy weekend to binge all the content in the world. You don’t even have to pay.
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Apple has rolled out a privacy feature on its iOS 14.5 iPhone update that allows users to opt-out of being tracked on apps. Here’s how it works.
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ExpressVPN is the only major VPN app with 100% accurate privacy labels in the App Store, according to an independent study by Top10VPN.
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Hundreds of contact-tracing apps on Android devices didn't keep sensitive data secure.
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Covid-19 vaccinations are free, but that’s not stopping scammers from trying to get credit card and personal information through phishing and other methods.
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Growing public awareness about the threat posed to our fundamental right to privacy by online trackers has fueled a surge in VPN adoption, a trend that has been boosted thanks to people spending more time online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although VPN use is at an all-time high, many people still associate the technology […]
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The way you type is unique, and it might soon become a convenient method to authenticate your identity when you sign in to your accounts.
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Do you like to download large quantities of information off the internet for safe keeping? You might be a data hoarder—and that’s a good thing!
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