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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Top 5 Most Popular Cryptocurrencies and Where to Use Them

RapidVPN/ April 20, 2017/ Blog/

Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that are used to conduct transactions online securely and discreetly. Encryption techniques are used to regulate the manner in which the units are generated and released into the market. Unlike the conventional forms of currency, cryptocurrencies operated independently. Here are the top 5 most popular cryptocurrencies in the world today. Monero According to an article posted

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6 Best Adware and Spyware Removers

RapidVPN/ April 14, 2017/ Blog/

Spyware and adware are some of the most notorious applications used by hackers to penetrate network systems and steal confidential information. Here are the top 6 adware and spyware removers that you can count on to keep your devices and systems devoid of malicious applications. Zemana Zemana is an aggressive adware and spyware remover that has gained massive popularity across

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Congress Allows Internet Service Providers to Sell Customers Browsing History to Strangers

RapidVPN/ April 9, 2017/ Blog/

According to a news article posted on BGR.com, the House of Republicans on March 28th, 2017 passed a bill that gave internet service providers permission to sell customers browsing history to advertisers. Passing this bill reverses the previous FCC (Federal Communications Commission) privacy rules which initially barred ISPs from sharing their customers’ information. Even though the President is yet to

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How to Become an Ethical Hacker

RapidVPN/ April 4, 2017/ Blog/

Network security is of major concern not only to governments but also businesses. As computer technology continues to advance, more internet security threats are bound to be introduced. As a result, the demand for ethical hackers who have the skills and expertise required to prevent systems from being penetrated by cybercriminals will rise. Here are tips on how to become

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Password management, what are my options?

RapidVPN/ March 26, 2017/ Blog/

Everyone uses password and codes to verify identifications, withdraw money, or access websites. Some people feel much more secure with too complicated passwords and sometimes they find it hard to remember. Therefore, one of the best ways to keep your passwords secure is by using a password manager. Not just a password manager, but a good password manager that has

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What happened to IPv6

RapidVPN/ March 21, 2017/ Blog/

Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) is a data communication protocol that is used to transfer data across different networks. Unlike other similar technologies, this one has connectionless protocol that relies on the packet switched layer networks like Ethernet. It is possible to leverage this kind of connection by using either manual or automatic configuration. The type of network you intend

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Bitcoin: Offline vs. Online wallet

RapidVPN/ March 14, 2017/ Blog/

For people who have not used cryptocurrencies before, the first thing that you need to familiarize yourself with after choosing bitcoins is the types of wallets available. Just like the physical wallet, the bitcoins wallet allows you to store the currency safely. You can spend the bitcoins by sending them using the randomly generated bitcoin addresses. The wallet can hold

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