What Is Geo-Targeting and How a VPN Helps You Avoid It

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How to Put a Stop to Geo-Targeting with a VPN

You’ve probably experienced countless situations where you’d be just browsing the Internet or watching YouTube, only to be interrupted by an oddly specific ad. An ad that announces that a new shop or restaurant just opened in your city. This is no coincidence, as such ads result from intense geo-targeting by advertising companies and websites looking to maximize their profits by directly targeting consumers.

So, what is geo-targeting, and how does it work? Equally as important, is it an invasion of your privacy or just a pesky annoyance you have to deal with? Lastly, what can you do to avoid geo-targeting? We’ll answer all of these and more questions in this week’s Zlog post. Read more...

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3 Reasons Why You Need a VPN for Travel

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Why Travelers Are Increasingly Using VPNs

The summer is quickly approaching, and with it, the prospect of traveling abroad and experiencing the different cultures the world has to offer. With that in mind, many things can go wrong that can ruin your well-planned trip. From losing one of your devices to someone stealing your credit card information, there are numerous security risks you could face when traveling. Even if you manage to avoid these potential issues, there are several other reasons why you might need a VPN for travel. We’ll go over all of them in this Zlog post.  Read more...

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What is a Digital Footprint? – How to Manage Your Online Presence

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Many people like saying that when you put something on the Internet, it stays on there forever. In fact, it’s true that everything you do online leaves a small digital footprint of your real identity. Every time you’ve opened up a site or app, you’ve left a little telltale sign of who you are and what your preferences are. 

In today’s overexposed era, it’s crucial to keep your identity and interests far from the prying eyes of the online world. So, how do we leave these tracks online, and what can you do to minimize your online presence? Read this Zlog post and find out. Read more...

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Maintaining Online Privacy – Top Ten Things to Avoid

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The Internet has made our lives much more convenient than they were a few decades ago. But, it’s no secret that it also comes with a long list of dangers all of us should be aware of so we can stay safe online. Here are the top ten things you should avoid to enhance your online privacy and security.

1. No Phone Lock Screen Protection

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives and house a lot of our valuable data. Without any form of screen protection, all of this information would be at hand’s reach for anyone who can take physical control of your device for a couple of seconds. You should always have at least some protection in place, whether it’s a password, PIN code, or security pattern. Read more...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Gaming Experience

If you are into gaming, you might understand the importance of building a custom PC that fulfills your requirements. However, with so many options to choose from, it can sometimes be very difficult to understand what you need to do. In this article, I am going to highlight five things you can do to improve your gaming experience.

Check Your System Settings

The very first thing that you need to do is to ensure that your PC is running at maximum capacity. If you are playing games on your PC, you need to understand that a computer is designed to run at two different settings; one in minimum performance and the other is maximum performance. While the latter comes in handy when you are using your PC to do daily tasks, but if you want the best gaming experience, you need to change over to maximum performance. Read more...

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