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First-Timer VPN User Admits Why Signed Up

First-Time VPN User

A VPN Delivers the Internet Privacy You Pray For There are a lot of Internet users who are fairly tech-savvy but certainly aren’t information technology (IT) or network experts. That’s most of us. So when the subject of VPNs comes along, many people have at most a passing knowledge of what a virtual private network…

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A VPN Masks Your Real IP Address. How It Does That Will Amaze You.

A VPN Masks Your Real IP Address. How It Does That Will Amaze You.

A virtual private network (VPN) protects your data and identity over public networks, like the Internet and wireless hotspots. Various protocols are used to create an encrypted tunnel that transports data securely. While a firewall may protect the data on your computer, a VPN will protect your data on the Internet. The goal of a…

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A VPN Can Get You Get Cheaper Flights and More

VPN Savings – Search for Lower Airlines Fares (and Don’t Overpay)

Everyone who has to travel by plane wants to get an airline ticket at the best price possible. After all, airline travel can get expensive fast. You know by now that the distance of the flight, the airline you choose and the date you purchase your flight can affect the cost. It’s so hard to…

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What is an IP Address?

Without IP Addresses, the Internet Would Disappear.

IP number. Internet address. Whatever you call it, it’s your link to the world. What? You don’t know what an IP address is used for? Don’t worry. Most of the billions of computer users don’t know either, and to tell you the truth, that’s perfectly alright. Because even though it’s your passport to the Internet,…

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Anti-Phishing Tips Backed By Experts

6 Tips to Spot Phishing Like an Expert

You’ll never go through your inbox the same. Who bothers to research what the latest scams, malware or phishing techniques are? Not too many of us. That’s because we all have more fun things to do online. Besides, you’re too smart to be scammed or fooled by some half-brain online trickster. Or are you? According…

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How does geolocation work?

Geolocation Database Providers

There are a variety of geolocation database providers for determining a user’s location. Geolocation Fields Comparison Geolocation Accuracy Comparison IP2Location IP2LocationTM is a geo IP solution to help you to identify visitor’s geographical location, i.e. country, region, city, latitude, longitude, ZIP code, time zone, connection speed, ISP and domain name, IDD country code, area code,…

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Inside Secrets About IP Address Geolocation

Geolocation Accuracy

The Inside Secrets About IP Addresses and Geolocation Should you worry about being tracked? We’re all familiar with the cartoon, “Where’s Waldo?” As you know, it’s not always easy to find the character in the red and white striped shirt, glasses and ski cap. Using top-tier geolocation, authorities can track down Waldo the instant he’s…

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What is a DNSBL?

Domain Name System Blacklists, also known as DNSBL’s or DNS Blacklists, are spam blocking lists that allow a website administrator to block messages from specific systems that have a history of sending spam. As their name implies, the lists are based on the Internet’s Domain Name System, which converts complicated, numerical IP addresses such as…

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