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Internet Security Myth: There’s No Way to Improve Your Online Safety.

Once hackers have breached a network and stolen account information, they can — at their leisure — access your accounts as if they were you.”

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Using a VPN is one of the best, secure ways to access the Internet and keep your data safe.

Using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is one of the best, secure ways to access the Internet and keep your data safe. What a VPN is and how it works First, a VPN is an online service you sign up for to protect your Internet connection. Second, a VPN takes the Internet connection you’re on—whether…

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A VPN can get you cheaper airline fares - and more!

Don’t Overpay for Flights! Get Cheaper Airline Fares with a VPN

If you’ve ever traveled by plane – or shopped for plane tickets – you know airline tickets are expensive. But you don’t have to bow to the whims of ticket sales websites! You can find cheaper airline fares for almost any flight, and it’s not hard to do. You probably already know that the flight…

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What is an IP Address?

Without IP Addresses, the Internet Would Disappear

You’ve probably heard of an IP address and understand that it has something to do with your Internet.  However, if you don’t fully grasp what IP means, don’t worry – you’re not alone.  Although your IP address provides the passport to all things Internet-related, there aren’t many instances where you’ll need to know it. An…

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6 Tips to Spot Phishing Like an Expert

Who bothers to research the latest scams, malware, or phishing techniques? Not many of us. We all have more fun things to do online. Besides, you’re too smart to be scammed by some online trickster. Or are you? According to most statistics, most of us (over 90%) wouldn’t easily identify a “sophisticated” phishing attempt. Phishing…

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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 ComparisonGeolocation 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, weather…

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Inside Secrets About IP Address Geolocation

Geolocation Accuracy

The Inside Secrets About IP Addresses and Geolocation Accuracy: Should You Worry about Being Tracked? The Inside Secrets About IP Addresses and Geolocation Should you worry about being tracked? Most of us are familiar with the cartoon, “Where’s Waldo?” It’s not easy to find the character in the red and white striped shirt, glasses, and…

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The goal of a DNS Blacklist is to prevent spam.

What is a DNSBL?

Domain Name System Blacklists, also known as DNSBL’s or DNS Blacklists, are spam blocking lists. They allow a website administrator to block messages from specific systems that have a history of sending spam. These lists are based on the Internet’s Domain Name System, or DNS. It converts numerical IP addresses such as into domain…

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