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

Roku doesn't really support VPNs, but we'll explain a few other ways to get connected, including how to set up a VPN for Roku. Plus, we'll list the best VPNs for Roku and answer some common questions. 
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on December 11, 2023
Kodi is free, open-source, and legal. But popular third-party addons bring with them a range of security and legal risks you should consider. Find out what you need to know in this guide.
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on August 28, 2023
Most VPNs don't work with Netflix anymore - is Getflix one of the few that does? We explain whether you can stream Netflix abroad with Getflix, list some alternative VPNs, and explain how to use them.
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on May 16, 2024
There are plenty of legal Grooveshark and Limewire alternatives where you can stream music for free
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on December 29, 2019
Bitcoins aren’t anonymous – far from it. If you want to send coins anonymously, you’ll need to mix them first. We’ll tell you how to do it.
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on September 20, 2023
SCAM ALERT: A popular tutorial on Darknet Markets [dot] org, which appears at the top of Google resu
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on March 21, 2022
How long should a hard drive last? That depends on factory defects, vibration, utilization, heat, an
By Paul Bischoff in Cloud and Online Backup on August 27, 2017
How to watch Mayweather versus MacGregor replay online. Will any Kodi add-ons have fight replays? Is
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on October 1, 2018
Social media is a haven for a specific type of hacker, a relatively new breed in the online realm ca
By Paul Bischoff in Information Security on August 26, 2017
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