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This December, FCC Will Vote to Kill Net Neutrality

The remaining 50 days of the year 2017 are going to be busy for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and that’s not good news for US Internet users. Starting with the FCC’s open meeting today (November 16), the agency is poised to approve or propose a string of decisions that, among many other things, will […]

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Service update: NordVPN proxy extension for Mozilla Firefox

After we released our first proxy extension for Google Chrome back in September, one of the top questions on our followers’ minds was “what about Firefox?” Less than two months later, we can answer it with “yes, we have it covered too!” We’re delighted to introduce the brand new VPN extension for Mozilla Firefox, which […]

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How to clear cookies: a comprehensive guide

Every website you visit has a treat for you – cookies. While they’re delicious in real life, ‘cookies’ serve quite a different purpose in the Internet. Are they set to make your browsing experience any better? Or are they more like harmful creatures eager to intrude into your privacy? Let this comprehensive guide help you […]

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British surveillance regime challenged at the European Court of Human Rights

British intelligence services are under scrutiny in a landmark European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case. The legal action initiated by a number of human rights groups challenges the legality of top-secret mass surveillance programs that US whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed in leaked documents. It is part of an ongoing set of legal challenges against […]

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New Android threat combines phishing, malware and banking data theft

Three common security threats band together into one multi-step attack with the newest evolution of the Marcher malware, Proofpoint researchers warned in a report released last week. Researchers warn about evolving threats The researchers revealed that the new evolved Marcher malware combines phishing, banking trojan and credit card data theft into one multi-step scheme, putting […]

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Cyber Month kicks off today with the best VPN deal of the year

Finally, it’s THAT time of the year. Black Friday & Cyber Monday are right around the corner, which means that physical shops, as well as online stores, will be flooded with huge discounts for your favorite brands and amazing deals that are simply too good to resist. And you don’t have to. Just don’t forget […]

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Netherlands to hold referendum on intrusive surveillance legislation

The Netherlands will hold an advisory referendum on legislation that gives law enforcement authorities far-reaching surveillance powers, the Dutch Voting Commission said last week. The new legislation, which lawmakers in the Netherlands’ upper house passed in July, is supposed to come into effect on January 1, 2018. It gives the intelligence service AIVD and its […]

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How to Avoid Browser Security Holes

If you use a VPN, you should be aware that Firefox and Chrome browsers for Windows use a technology that may put your privacy at risk. This security hole may cause the real IP address leak, even when using a VPN. The detailed information about this security hole can be found in Github website here. Here […]

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Verizon wants the FCC to ban state laws for protecting Internet privacy

Apparently, it is not enough that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will probably reverse the current net neutrality rules implemented under the last administration. Now Verizon is also looking for a way to crush the efforts of individual states to protect Internet users from unrestricted data collection. ISPs vs. states Last year, the FCC adopted […]

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How you can protect your company from the next data breach

On average, a data breach costs companies about 7 million dollars – and many companies still don’t know how to protect themselves. Let’s take a look at a few of the changes that you can make to protect your company from the next cyber attack. Size doesn’t matter: all companies are equally vulnerable An average […]

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