Category Archives: Blog

3 Challenges of Cryptocurrency That You Should Know

RapidVPN/ August 16, 2017/ Blog/

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by storm as evident from their massive growth and the polarity that they have gained. According to a recent article by Fortune.com, if you knew about bitcoins seven years ago and the potential they would have in the future, you would be now $4.4 million richer. The article goes ahead to state that the value

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4 Tips for Preventing Your Email from Been Hacked

RapidVPN/ August 9, 2017/ Blog/

Despite numerous sensitization programs about vulnerable of email accounts to hacking, millions of emails are still hacked by cybercriminals. According to a post on NY Times, Yahoo said that close to more one billion user accounts were compromised in 2014. During this attack, sensitive information that could be used to reset the password such as dates of birth, telephone numbers

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BYOD Security Implications and How to Overcome Them

RapidVPN/ August 6, 2017/ Blog/

Bring your own Device (BYOD) is a common business model across the globe. One of the benefits of BYOD is that it increases employees’ productivity and allows for greater flexibility. According to Trilogy Technologies, despite the fact that this work arrangement is attractive, it results in a number of security results especially in stances when the personal devices are connected

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Tips on How to Reduce Screen Fatigue

RapidVPN/ August 2, 2017/ Blog/

Advancement in technology has led to development of advanced screens that we love spending time staring at. According to a recent report whose results were published at A Life of Productivity, spending too much time on screens lowers productivity as it causes eye strain, headaches, and reduces concentration. All these effects are used to refer to screen fatigue. Here are

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8 privacy precautions to take on Social Media

RapidVPN/ July 29, 2017/ Blog/

At least 9 in 10 people use social media on a daily basis as a way of winding down after a stressful activity as well as on a professional capacity. However, your privacy should be of top priority since hackers use the information to stalk and bully you as well as send ransomware once they have your private information. In

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Should I Invest in a VPN Router?

RapidVPN/ July 26, 2017/ Blog/

In the current wake of many cyber security threats, you need to protect your personal information. One of the best ways of achieving this goal is by investing in a VPN router. It will help you to access the internet using multiple devices without revealing your personal information. It also eliminates the need to purchase VPN software for each of

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Top Bitcoin and Altcoins Debit Cards

RapidVPN/ July 22, 2017/ Blog/

Cryptocurrencies are gaining in popularity and a global phenomenon. From companies and banks are accepting them as a payment option. The most famous of the cryptocurrencies is Bitcoins though there are alternative coins that are also gaining in popularity such as Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, Ripple, et al. Cryptocurrency Debit Cards Just like the traditional debit and credit cards, they are

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Online Streaming and Regulations

RapidVPN/ July 19, 2017/ Blog/

With the internet harmonizing the world into a global village, Internet speeds have improved, and online streaming has emerged as a result. It is now possible to watch and listen to live events, without the need for any downloads. Smartphones and tablets have overtaken computers as the best way to access the internet, and the global mobile video traffic hit

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A VPN Alone Won’t Save You. So What to Do?

RapidVPN/ July 15, 2017/ Blog/

Following the decision by the House of Representatives to allow internet service providers to sell their users browsing history, most people have opted to use VPN to conceal their personal information from the service providers. Legally, ISPs can now sell the data to internet marketers who will then bombard you with countless ads while online. Using VPN (Virtual Private Network)

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What to Do If I Am Hit With a Ransomware Attack (And How to Prevent It)

RapidVPN/ July 12, 2017/ Blog/

Ransomware is a common term in the digital world, and it has become one of the notorious forms of malware. Recently, WannaCry one of the biggest ransomware attacks affected over 30,000 computers spread across 150 countries. Cyber security firms and organizations are overwhelmed by the high number of ransomware, and each comes with specific code making it harder to have

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