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Paul Bischoff

Paul is Comparitech’s editor and a regular commentator on cyber security and privacy topics in national and international media including New York Times, BBC, Forbes, The Guardian and many others. He's been writing about the tech industry since 2012 for publications like Tech in Asia, Mashable, and various startup blogs.

Paul has an in-depth knowledge of VPNs, having been an early adopter while looking to access the open internet during this time in China.

He previously worked in Beijing as an editor for Tech in Asia, and has been writing and reporting on technology for the last decade. He has also volunteered as a teacher for older adults learning basic tech literacy and cyber awareness. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.

Articles by Paul

A new government campaign in China will crack down on VPNs in 2017. Using a VPN is still not illegal
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on June 9, 2020
How serious is WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption "backdoor"? What alternatives are out there? How to
By Paul Bischoff in Information Security on July 27, 2017
How to delete your Windows web browsing, search, location, and Cortana history using Microsoft's new
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on March 24, 2022
How to secure your wifi router and other appliances to protect your and your Airbnb guests from hack
By Paul Bischoff in Information Security on March 18, 2017
Comparitech assessed over 30 VPNs using over a dozen criteria to learn which providers take customer
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on September 14, 2018
If you want to unblock and watch porn anonymously, a VPN can protect your privacy and help access geo-blocked high-quality streaming sites. We'll show you the best VPNs to use.
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on January 3, 2024
Tips to make the Amazon Echo and Google Home more private, although there's no avoiding uploading yo
By Paul Bischoff in Popular Posts on March 18, 2017
What are virtual private networks, virtual private servers, and virtual private clouds? Find out how these services differ and what makes them so useful.
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on November 10, 2023
It is possible to remain anonymous online, but it's getting more difficult all the time. No measure you take will ever be perfect, but you can make it more difficult than it's worth for anyone to expose you.
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on February 9, 2024
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