Category Archives: Blog

Recent Ransom Attacks

RapidVPN/ June 20, 2017/ Blog/

The recent ransom attack that affected over 150 countries affecting thousands of public a s well as private computers and networks put the spotlight on cybersecurity. Malicious hackers use attachments in emails to spread the ransomware. Most people do not mind opening an attachment, and this has led to an increase of ransom attacks in the recent past. Here are

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How to Go Off the Grid (Part 2)

RapidVPN/ June 14, 2017/ Blog/

In Part 1 of how to go off the grid, we looked at the reasons why you should consider going off the grid and the first three steps that you need to take. In this article, we will go an extra mile and look at three other measures that you can adopt to ensure that there is no personal information

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How to Go Off the Grid (Part 1)

RapidVPN/ June 8, 2017/ Blog/

Now that Internet Service Providers have been allowed to share their clients’ personal information such as browsing history with advertisers, it is the high time that you learn how to go off the grid. Here is part 1 of how to go off the grid without breaking a sweat or breaking any existing laws. Delete/Deactivate Shopping, Web Service, and Shopping

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How Traceable Are Bitcoin Transactions?

RapidVPN/ May 31, 2017/ Blog/

Cryptocurrencies have continued to gain popularity because many do not have a link to national currencies. This provides a platform for everybody to become involved in global trade. Bitcoin has been in circulation since 2009, and it uses Blockchain to promote economic liberty of the user through high-tech security and anonymity. The address of a bitcoin is the only information

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Free Windows Speedup Tools that Actually Work

RapidVPN/ May 24, 2017/ Blog/

Your personal computer needs to be upbeat to continue serving you well. A slow computer is not only stressful to work with but also result in wastage of time and other resources. To most people, the only solution to a slow PC is purchasing a new laptop. Junk files and viruses are the two primary causes of a slow computer. 

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5 Of The Most Stable Cryptocurrencies

RapidVPN/ May 18, 2017/ Blog/

Millions of people mining for cryptocurrencies for use on the digital platform to buy goods and services as well as to tip a content developer. However, they are renowned for their volatility in the market and you ought to be cautious when choosing a cryptocurrency. Common is Bitcoin that has experienced substantial changes in prices, making many people avoid cryptocurrencies

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Is Connecting To Two VPNs At A Time Safer Than One?

RapidVPN/ May 13, 2017/ Blog/

VPNs allow users to securely connect and access private networks and transfer data remotely through the open internet. It is much like a wide area network (WAN), but the front end retains the same appearance, functionality, and security as seen on the private network. It works to protect your information on the internet like how a firewall protects it on

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Incognito mode: When to Use It?

RapidVPN/ May 10, 2017/ Blog/

Incognito mode also referred to as private browsing or InPrivate browsing is a setting on a browser that you can activate to prevent your browsing history and data from being stored. If this setting is not enabled, text, pictures, and cookies of websites that you visit will be retain ed on your computer. Also, any forms that you fill online

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Sending Large Attachments Securely

RapidVPN/ May 2, 2017/ Blog/

With high internet penetration across the world, it is now easier to share and transfer files from the convenience of your office, school, or home. However, the standard email services have a maximum limit of 25MB, making it a headache if you have larger attachments. This prompts you to get a file sharing service, though security should be of concern.

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Nations with the Fastest Internet Speed

RapidVPN/ April 26, 2017/ Blog/

Over the last ten years, internet speed across the globe has tremendously improved. Thanks to advancement in technology, ISPs now have advanced servers and new systems for offering their services. Here is a brief overview of nations with the fastest internet speed in the world today. Number 1# South Korea According to an article posted on Tech Worm, the average

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