Astrill Blames China Users For Connectivity Problems In China?

Users of Astrill, one of the VPN services used in China, are seeing an odd message pop-up like this: What does this mean? Is the company blaming or angry at its users for spreading it’s software around the country? Get more information about Internet security and privacy at VPN Instructions: VPN Instructions.

Using A VPN To Circumvent Website Blocks In The UK

A VPN is usually used to protect your privacy. But in many situations, a VPN is necessary to circumvent censorship or website blocks. When we think of censorship or blocked websites, we often think of China or Iran, which filter and block thousands of IP addresses, websites, and specific pages or URLs within websites. But ...

50% Discount On All Annual VPN Plans At Kovurt.com

VPNInstructions.com has unveiled a new partnership discount code with VPN provider Kovurt.com. from now until the end of October 2014, use the discount code “vpninstructoct2014” on the checkout page for a 50% discount off any Annual Plan. Kovurt.com has both Solo Annual Plan which gives you unlimited bandwidth and one concurrent connection. Also Kovurt has ...

Why Are VPNs Important For Americans Overseas Who Monitor Credit Reports?

Americans living around the world have their credit rating to worry about, and the federal government and private industries in the USA has made it simpler over the years for Americans to monitor their credit reports. The AnnualCreditReport.com website is a venture by the biggest credit rating agencies to allow Americans one free report each ...

VPN Startup Launches In Asia, Focuses On Global Growth

Asia is home to a new virtual private network startup. Danny Levinson, an American technology entrepreneur who has successfully grown and exited Internet ventures in China over the past nearly 20 years, is focusing on online privacy with his latest venture named Kovurt based in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is also the first outpost Snowden ...

A Great VPN Solution That Combines Computer Backup For Windows Users

There are lots of different types of VPNs based on how they are used. Some VPNs like those from Citrix GoToMyPC create a VPN connection so you can safely access your home computer from anywhere in the world. Other VPNs like those from Kovurt and OpenVPN focus on privacy and circumvention so you can access ...

VPN Encryption Is Broken? Not Exactly…

The latest Snowden revelations that governments in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and elsewhere have broken encryption are not entirely new. Nor should people be surprised. After all, key encryption protocols were developer by U.S. government spy agencies, so we should always expect some sort of backdoor access or undisclosed weakness. That doesn’t make these public ...

How Can You Add Better Encryption To Your Web Browser?

Having a VPN is a must-have for increased privacy, but a good security and privacy setup also includes a great browser. We like both Google Chrome and Firefox as browser choices, but when we visit website we also want to make sure our communications are encrypted as best as we can. A free browser add-on ...

Top 5 Mobile VPN App Choices For iPhone And iPad

Top 5 Mobile VPN App Choices For iPhone And iPad
Looking for a VPN app for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? While there are many great choices at the Apple iTunes store, CNET’s Download.com website does a great job of profiling and listing available apps for iOS users. There are dozens of choices, but we have picked our own list of recommended top 5 ...

Another Way To Verify Your IP Address When Using VPN Services

In regards to this article on the importance of IP addresses and how to best change your IP address, today I want to give you a heads-up on a new service from GlobalIPCheck.com that gives developers a free API to verify and check locations around the globe for users. This service also gives you an ...