Monthly Archives: April 2016

How do the hackers hide their IP address while hacking?

RapidVPN/ April 30, 2016/ Blog/

If it wasn’t already scary enough that the number of hackers is increasing daily, it is now becoming easier for hackers to hide their IP address whilst committing the crime. Hackers use lots of layers of security to ensure that their activities remain anonymous, however here are 4 of the most common ways that hackers are managing to remain anonymous.

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Top 4 Reasons Why Should You Start Using VPN

RapidVPN/ April 27, 2016/ Blog/

The world is becoming increasingly more digitalised and as a result it is becoming more and more important to ensure that we are safe when online in terms of privacy and security. Recent technological advancements are enabling us to take matters into our own hands. Virtual Private Networks or VPNs are enabling us to protect ourselves, and are also allowing

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How to Choose the Best VPN for Your Needs?

RapidVPN/ April 25, 2016/ Blog/

A virtual private network or VPN enables the user to stay safe whilst online. The user can send and receive data safely, and quickly, across shared or public network as if they were directly connected to the private network. However, not all VPNs are created equal. Some VPN services may exceed the requirements of your home system, and as a result will

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Do you need to setup a VPN service for Xbox gaming?

RapidVPN/ April 23, 2016/ Blog/

If you are an avid Xbox gamer, and want to stay safe whilst having fun and chatting to other gamers online, then perhaps it is time to consider setting up a VPN service. Read on to find out why.   DDoS Attacks Millions of Xbox gamers not only rely on the internet to share ideas, and learn more about particular

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7 things to check before finalizing your VPN provider

RapidVPN/ April 21, 2016/ Blog/

Before finalising which VPN provider you decide to go with you should ensure that they are right for you and your internet needs. Here are 7 important things that you should check before you finalise on which VPN provider you go with:   Does the VPN provider have apps for the platforms you use? If you are going to want

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Top 5 Crіtеrіа Thаt Determine A Gооd VPN Prоvіdеr

RapidVPN/ April 19, 2016/ Blog/

A VPN іѕ a Virtual Prіvаtе Network. Thrоugh thе use of software (аnd sometimes, аt the соrроrаtе and gоvеrnmеntаl lеvеl, hаrdwаrе) a VPN creates a virtualized nеtwоrk between two physically separate networks. VPN is one thе mоѕt useful tооlѕ available to internet users. With VPN you саn: Hіdе уоur internet activity frоm уоur ISP (аnd thе government.) Prоtесt yourself against

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Is there a correlation between VPN usage and government restrictions?

RapidVPN/ April 16, 2016/ Blog/

What is a VPN? A virtual private network or VPN, enables a private network to be spread across a public network, such as the Internet. VPNs allow users to send and receive data across networks as if their devices were directly connected to a private network. VPNs also give people the multiple benefits of a private network i.e. functionality, security and management policies,

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Shoulder Surfing

RapidVPN/ April 13, 2016/ Blog/

What is shoulder surfing? Shoulder surfing is when individuals use direct observation techniques, such as looking over someone else’s shoulder whilst at an ATM, to get their personal or bank information.   How shoulder surfers get their information  Shoulder surfing can be an effective way for crooks to get personal information, especially in crowded places where it is easy to

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5 Top Tips for Safer Online Banking

RapidVPN/ April 11, 2016/ Blog/

Online banking is great- so convenient, and user friendly. But, like everything in life, it comes with certain risks. Just as using ATMs comes with the risk of having a card cloned, or of the user being robbed, so too, online banking comes with the risk of leaving the user vulnerable to attack, just this time it is of the

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VPN vѕ Tоr: which one is better for me?

RapidVPN/ April 9, 2016/ Blog/

If уоu аrе lооkіng fоr a way tо ѕurf thе wеb аnоnуmоuѕlу, you hаvе a few орtіоnѕ. Thе mоѕt соmmоn аnd rеlіаblе methods are Tor (Thе Onіоn Rоutеr) аnd VPN (Vіrtuаl Private Nеtwоrk) ѕеrvісеѕ. Bоth mеthоdѕ аllоw уоu tо hіdе уоur IP аddrеѕѕ (and уоur location) ѕо that nо оnе саn track уоur оnlіnе асtіvіtіеѕ. In аddіtіоn, both of thеѕе

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