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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Bitcoin Vs Ethereum

RapidVPN/ July 5, 2017/ Blog/

Presently, most view Bitcoin and Ethereum as similar to each other, when in fact they are very different. They do share some similarities such as they are both distributed on a public blockchain network, but they do differ in capability and purpose. Bitcoin The purpose of Bitcoin is to offer a peer-to-peer electronic cash payment system, which makes it one

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How Does Phishing Look Like in 2017?

RapidVPN/ June 28, 2017/ Blog/

Despite the many efforts by anti-virus companies to come up with advanced software to protect their users from phishing threats, the cyber criminals continue to wreak havoc to millions of internet users. They have come up with new phishing techniques which could easily lure you to reveal the targeted personal information if you are not careful. A report posted on

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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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