Posts about Privacy

VPN Worst Practices

The privacy issue is real and you can't solve it with just a VPN

In the two previous posts in our series we have discussed even though mainstream VPN providers over-promise on their services, VPNs are useful and necessary tools for privacy protection. This third post looks beyond promises of VPNs to examine why and how sensitive data is accumulated of our lives, and what can we do about it.

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VPN Worst Practices

VPNs are imperfect, but necessary privacy enhancing tools

I’ve given everything away in the title. If you want better privacy online, use a VPN, but don’t expect perfect protection. Another blog post discussing the benefits of a VPN might feel unnecessary in 2020. Hundreds of companies give you thousands of reasons on why you need one, bombarding you through ads, flashy landing pages and YouTube shout-outs.

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VPN Worst Practices

Why you don't need a VPN

If you have to ask: ‘do I need a VPN for this problem?’, the answer is no, most of the time. Let us forget the ‘Family Online Safety’ TV inserts and the thirteen ‘Best Fastest Secure VPN’ ads on a single search result page.

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Releases

IVPN for Android is now available on F-Droid

This year we are working on projects that increase transparency and offer better privacy protection for our customers. In Febuary we open sourced all our client software and plan doing the same for other parts of our service.

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Windows support and privacy improvements for WireGuard

When picking a VPN service there are multiple criteria for evaluation, starting with questions like who owns the company behind it, whether your provider keeps logs and what happens with the data you share. Two further measures are usually on the top of the remaining list: the type of security the service provides and the connection speed you can achieve while using it.

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Releases

Block ads and beat data surveillance with IVPN's AntiTracker

IVPN’s core mission is to help people control what information they share with others. Our VPN service solves a key privacy problem by encrypting your traffic, making it inaccessible to your ISP and anyone else who may wish to surveil your online activity.

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IVPN News

IVPN is now a Tracking Free provider

VPN services, like IVPN, exist to protect the privacy of their customers. The focus of this mission is to stop ISP’s, governments or other potential adversaries snooping on your activities and using the information gathered for their benefit.

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New 'trusted Wi-Fi networks' feature for IVPN apps

Today we’re releasing a new ‘trusted Wi-Fi networks’ feature for our desktop and Android apps. Some customers have different security requirements depending on whether they trust the specific Wi-Fi network they are connected to or not.

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Protect yourself today and get peace of mind

Shut out hackers, identity thieves and the global government surveillance apparatus — every time you go online.