Are VPNs Dying Out?

VPNs dying out

Are VPNs Facing Possible Extinction?

Ever since the early beginnings of VPN services in the mid-90s, people have been saying that these privacy tools don’t have the capabilities to survive the challenges future tech advancements will bring into the online world. While these types of claims will always be present no matter what, this topic also enticed us to take a look at the future of VPN services. In this week’s Zlog, we’re going to take a look at the weaknesses of VPN services, the chances of VPNs dying out, and what it would mean if it comes to this. Read more...

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Why VPN Warrant Canaries Matter

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What are VPN Warrant Canaries and Why They Matter

In the era of heavy censorship, many internet service providers and governments are using the internet to collect information about online users. While some may argue that companies and government organizations to this for security reasons, monitoring online user activity is a direct breach of rights. That is where VPNs step in, to maintain user privacy and anonymity when browsing the internet. But, how can you really know if a VPN is safe and private or if it’s been compromised? Read this week’s Zlog and learn everything about VPN warrant canaries, small but very important legal declarations that help the users tell if a particular VPN service is safe to use. Read more...

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Which Country Has the Highest Percentage of VPN Users

Which Country Has the Highest Percentage of VPN Users

Taking a Look at the Most Popular VPN Markets

VPN services are enjoying massive worldwide popularity and this trend just seems to be getting stronger as the years go by. 2019 is promising to be the biggest year for VPNs, which enticed us to take a look at the current state of the VPN market and its potential. In this week’s Zlog post, we will do an in-depth analysis of the market to see which country has the highest percentage of VPN users and the most common reasons why privacy enthusiasts decide to use a VPN.

How Popular are VPNs?

According to the Global Web Index, 25% of internet users have used a VPN in the past month. While this might not seem like a particularly high number, when you take a better look at the number, two-thirds of that 25% say that VPNs are crucial to them. It means that over 16% of all internet users use VPN services every day or near daily. This goes to show just how much they are aware of the security and convenience a VPN brings. Read more...

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Can a VPN Get Hacked?

Can a VPN get hacked?

Can Your VPN Service Get Hacked?

VPNs are advertised as one of the most reliable tools for everyone who wants to protect their privacy online. But, can these useful online sidekicks be hacked and if so, how can this happen? Read this week’s Zlog post and find out.

How does a VPN Work?

Before we get into the details and talk about if and how can a VPN get hacked, it’s important to understand how a VPN works. A VPN protects your network connection by establishing a virtual tunnel through a remote server. This is done through a set of different VPN protocols. Most reputable VPN providers give their users a chance to choose between several protocols, most notably PPTP, L2TP, IKEv2 and OpenVPN. Read more...

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