You might have heard about VPNs in the past, but what exactly are they, and why are people advised to consider them?
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and this is a cybersecurity software that encrypts your web traffic data. It gives you extra privacy even as you browse online. Most people do not know is that their Internet Service Provider, government, school, or even work can see everything they do on the internet. Whenever you connect to a network, the administrator accesses your browsing history, any personal information and can track your online movement.
Using a VPN stops third parties from accessing your traffic, physical location, your IP address, app usage, the web browser you’re using, and even your device ID.…Continue reading