Worst Apps for Privacy – Delete These Now for Better Privacy in 2021

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A Look Back at the Worst apps for Privacy in 2020

At the end of every year, we like to highlight the most important online privacy and security stories and share with you useful tips on how to improve your privacy going into the next year. As we’ve saved the traditional tips and updates guide for our ZoogVPN Special Blog that comes out on December 31st, in this Zlog post we’ll make an introduction to the topic by taking a look at another interesting aspect that affects your online privacy – pushy and intrusive apps that compromise your online privacy. In this regard, let’s talk about the three worst apps for privacy in 2020 and go over the most significant reasons why you should consider deleting them from your devices. Read more...

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Avoid Cybersecurity Threats When Shopping Online This Holiday Season

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Be Careful When Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, but the holiday shopping season is just ramping up. With the ongoing pandemic this year, online shopping has seen a huge increase, as many people have decided to purchase things exclusively over the internet instead of visiting brick and mortar stores.

And, while online shopping can be an excellent way to avoid crowded shopping centers and unpleasant situations, buying over the Internet opens up a gateway for a different variety of issues. In this Zlog post, we’ll share with you some of the most effective tips on how to stay safe when shopping online and using the Internet this holiday season. Read more...

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5 More VPN Myths Debunked

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Debunking Common VPN Misconceptions

Last year, we shared with you some of the most common VPN myths and misconceptions among online users. Because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic that has been affecting our lives since the start of this year, the use of VPNs has skyrocketed, making these useful tools a necessity for many people. But, with the further popularization of VPNs in 2020, there have also been many new VPN myth misbeliefs that arose in the privacy and security sphere. That’s why, in this Zlog post, we’ve decided to debunk 5 more VPN myths that are circulating the Internet. Read more...

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Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Being Exploited to Limit Free Speech?

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Are We Losing Our Right for Internet Free Speech During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Even before the Coronavirus pandemic outburst at the start of 2020, freedom of speech has been curtailed for years. With the ongoing global Covid-19 crisis, there’s a parallel infodemic going on, and we are constantly bombarded with fake or misleading information.

Moreover, under the pretense of fighting this virus, many governments and organizations around the world are using the situation to silence critics or cut of information they deem to be harmful. With our freedom of movement limited, are our privacy, security, and freedom of information at risk as well? Read more...

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Is your Connection Slow?- How to Test and Improve Your VPN Speed

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How to Test and Improve Your VPN Speed

A VPN allows you to access streaming sites, watch sports, movies, shows, or torrent content. For all of these activities, network speed and stability are crucial. With that in mind, using a VPN that significantly slows down your connection speed would be contra-productive. So, what can you do to avoid lags and connection drops caused by poor VPN internet speed? In this Zlog post, we’ll go deeper into this ever-present subject and take a look at how you can test and improve your VPN speed.

How to Test Your Connection

If you suspect that your VPN speed is not as good as it should be, there are several ways to test this. The easiest and most popular method you can go with is to use Speedtest. Their site is simple to use and the results are easy to read. The entire test on this platform lasts around a minute and you’ll know everything you need to right away. When you run your connection through Speedtest, the three most important pieces of information you should read into are: Read more...

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