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Blocked Sites in China

‘Just Google it’ is a phrase you won’t hear said in China. The same way, you won’t be able to use Google Maps to guide you through the busy streets of Beijing, nor check your Gmail account to see if there are any new emails in your inbox. All of this is a result of […]

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5 Lazy Hacking Methods That Surprisingly Still Work

Not all cyber crimes require master hacking skills and sophisticated software, but it doesn’t mean they are less dangerous or harmful. In fact, some hackers manage to access sensitive information and seize millions of dollars from naive victims with minimum effort. Here are top 5 easy (but serious) cyber attacks that lazy hackers like – […]

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Politics vs. Maths: Why Do Governments Want Encryption Backdoors?

When it comes to encryption and opinions about it, there seems to be no middle ground. The tech sector, security experts and privacy enthusiasts swear by it, while governments and intelligence agencies are no big fans of information they can’t access. Recent comments from British and Australian officials are evidence of new hostilities in the […]

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Redesigned NordVPN App for iOS – Available Now!

When you are on the move, you want the app that not only keeps your online data safe but is also functional, simple and fast. We’ve worked a lot on this one, and today we are excited to introduce you the completely redesigned NordVPN app for your iPad and iPhone. Nice to look at, but […]

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National Privacy Test: Do Internet Users Recognize Phishing Emails?

With the abundance of online security tips around, Internet users tend to think they know the basics of how to getting tricked by criminals. However, phishing scams are more prevalent than ever. National Privacy Test, an ongoing survey supported by NordVPN, has so far has shown that over 94% of respondents would ignore an email […]

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Dutch Senate Passes Controversial Data Mining Law

On July 12, the Dutch Senate passed a law giving intelligence agencies far-reaching surveillance and other powers, including the authority to gather data from large groups of people at once. Hacking Powers Expanded The legislation, which lawmakers in the Netherlands’ upper house passed by a large majority, gives the intelligence service AIVD and its military […]

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National Privacy Test: Shoppers Not Aware of Online Risks

Online shopping fraud and identity theft are on the rise. While hackers and fraudsters are polishing new techniques, many online shoppers are still unaware of basic online privacy rules. National Privacy Test, an ongoing survey supported by NordVPN, has so far shown that as many as one-third of respondents believe that various activities – such […]

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Stay Safe Online: Get an Exclusive Deal for NordVPN

The truth is: there is no privacy on the internet. Based on your IP address, your ISP (Internet Service Provider) can monitor your online activities and share this information with third parties, e.g. advertising companies or governments. If you’d rather keep your privacy to yourself, a reliable VPN service is a must-have. Ok, But Why […]

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Let’s Stand Together to Protect Net Neutrality on July 12

Net Neutrality July 12

In the wake of FCC’s attempts to repeal the Open Internet rules, a wide-scale net neutrality protest is scheduled for July 12th. Facebook and Google—which had been staunch supporters of net neutrality in the past—have recently confirmed their participation, among over 180 other organizations, including NordVPN. Net Neutrality Controversy Net neutrality is a longstanding digital […]

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VPN in Germany: A Must-Have for Protecting Your Privacy

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“I always feel like somebody’s watching me. And I have no privacy.” – Rockwell’s song from the 80’s is turning into something Germans might relate to. While Germany is expanding its espionage powers and closely cooperating with foreign intelligence agencies, there is less and less privacy left for Internet users in Germany. If you don’t […]

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