Posts about Security

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

Password-less VPN authentication

TL;DR - We no longer require customers to specify a password when connecting to the VPN as we have randomly generated usernames and the password doesn’t affect the security of the VPN tunnel in any way.

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IVPN News

IVPN to undergo extensive security audit

Earlier this year IVPN published results of an audit that verified our no-logging claims; we are now taking the next steps towards demonstrating trustworthiness and commitment to protecting customer privacy in a transparent way. Today we are ready to announce that a comprehensive security audit will be performed on all of our systems starting next month (November 2019).

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IVPN News

IVPN no-logging claim verified by independent audit

From the start of IVPN, almost 10 years ago, we engineered our systems to not log any data that could be tied to an individual user account. Until now our customers had no way to verify this but today we’re proud to announce the results of an independent audit conducted by Cure53.

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Releases

Introducing WireGuard, fully automated.

In November 2009, almost 10 years ago IVPN was launched. We knew that in order to become the most trusted provider we had to demonstrate our security expertise and execute flawlessly and consistently over many years.

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Releases

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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Privacy & Security

Are Anti-Malware products Uploading Your Private Data?

Given that you’re reading this on IVPN’s website, you probably care about online privacy. And you probably use VPN services to hide your online activity from ISPs. That’s prudent, because ISPs clearly spy on their customers.

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