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Very few VPNs work reliably with Netflix. To find the best VPN for Netflix, we ran over 5,000 tests on 59 VPNs testing each with 30 country versions of Netflix including on Android and iPhone apps.  
By Paul Bischoff in Popular Posts on January 4, 2023
Comparison of the best VPN services including speed, security, protocol, price, number of servers and much more. See how the likes of VypVPN, ExpressVPN, IPVanish, Surfshark and more compare.
By Paul Bischoff on June 16, 2022
Phishing scams are common place, here's how to recognize and avoid them.
By Dave Albaugh in Information Security on November 29, 2018
To access blocked sites and apps within China you will need a VPN, however many VPNs don't work in China. We rented a server in Shenzhen and tested 59 providers to find the best VPN for China. 
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on January 5, 2023
Looking for recent cyber crime statistics? We constantly update this huge list of cybersecurity statistics from trusted sources. 
By Andra Zaharia in VPN on February 8, 2023
Don't get caught out torrenting with an unsuitable VPN. Despite bold marketing claims many VPNs have been shown not to protect your privacy and others are too slow for torrenting and streaming.  
By Paul Bischoff in Popular Posts on January 8, 2023
ExpressVPN is a popular VPN thanks to its high-speeds and strong security. We'll explain how to get
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on February 1, 2023
Electronic and internet voting can help improve our election systems in several different ways. Each of these concepts rely on cryptography for security - but is cryptography enough?
By Josh Lake in Information Security on May 7, 2019
Android antivirus apps claim to protect your mobile device, but we found a ton of security holes and privacy risks -- one of them even exposes your address book.
By Aaron Phillips in Antivirus on August 1, 2019
Latest guides
Having trouble connecting to Disney+ using Hide My Ass? Don't scratch your head in frustration yet - this guide is here to help. We'll detail some of the most common issues and throw in a few solutions. 
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on February 8, 2023
Trying to connect to Disney Plus with PureVPN but having problems? Read on to find possible fixes and why it's failing. We will also recommend some better alternative VPNs for Disney Plus.
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on February 7, 2023
Accessing NowTV with PIA can be frustrating when it's not working. Fortunately, we have solutions to the most common problems and some great VPN alternatives if you still have issues.
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on February 4, 2023
Trying to use VyprVPN with Disney Plus without success? Don't panic! We've got some tips to get your streams working again, along with some great alternative VPNs to use if you want to make the switch.
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on February 4, 2023
Had enough of PureVPN not working with NowTV? We feel your pain. Fortunately, we've got a few solutions that might help in this guide!
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on February 3, 2023
If you're having trouble getting Hotspot Shield working with Hulu, look no further. This post provides tips to get up and running along with the best working VPNs for Hulu.
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on January 29, 2023
PIA struggles to unblock some streaming services but has worked with Hulu in the past. If you cannot access Hulu with PIA, check out this post, as we recommend some great alternatives.
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on January 25, 2023
Attempting to access Hulu with VyprVPN but having issues? Read on to find out how to get it working again, why it may fail, and more.
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on January 23, 2023
Trying to get Avast to work with BBC iPlayer but hitting a brick wall? Check out this post for possible solutions, why it's not working, and the best VPN alternatives.
By Craig McCart in VPN & Privacy on January 16, 2023
Latest reviews
Read our Home Title Lock review to learn more about how the service works and whether it is worth th
By Kyle Schurman in Identity Theft Protection on January 23, 2023
Aura offers identity theft protection at a reasonable price, and it delivers more features than most competitors. But is it worth it? I’ll discuss Aura in my review.
By Kyle Schurman in Identity Theft Protection on January 30, 2023
Our Identity Defense review shows a tempting ID theft protection product because of its low price. L
By Kyle Schurman in Identity Theft Protection on January 23, 2023
Oeck VPN is one of the many new kids on the VPN block. We wanted to know if the service holds its ow
By Marc Dahan in VPN on January 3, 2023
Norton has earned a good reputation in the antivirus space. We wanted to know how its VPN service fa
By Marc Dahan in VPN on November 22, 2022
Data removal services are becoming more and more popular. And Surfshark's Incogni is one of the newe
By Marc Dahan in Data Privacy Management on November 10, 2022
Blog
Don’t want to miss the premiere of Not Dead Yet? If you travel outside the US, you’ll find the Not Dead Yet season 1 stream to be region-locked. Fortunately, a VPN can help you unblock it.
By Mark Gill in TV Streaming on February 8, 2023
Surfshark is one of our recommended VPNs for SlingTV, but you may still run into some issues. If you're having trouble with SlingTV using Surfshark, this helpful guide can resolve them.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on February 8, 2023
Looking for a great VPN? We rank both PrivateVPN and Atlas VPN highly among their VPN competitors. We’ll compare the two and help you decide which is better.
By Kyle Schurman in VPN & Privacy on February 8, 2023
ExpressVPN is one of our top recommended VPNs for SlingTV, but it's still possible to encounter problems. If you're having issues with SlingTV using ExpressVPN, this helpful guide will resolve them.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on February 7, 2023
You may want to change the configuration of your router, but to do so, you’ll need to find out its IP address. Here’s what you need to know to get started. 
By James Milin-Ashmore in Information Security on February 6, 2023
If you're having a hard time deciding between OVPN and PrivateVPN, don't worry. Our detailed comparison looks at everything from privacy, security, pricing, streaming, and more.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on February 6, 2023