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VPN – Keep your Internet Access more secure

VPN - Keep your Internet Access more secure

How could you keep your Internet Access more secure? Well, first of all by using a VPN. Second by using browser plugins which warn you about malicious websites. And third by using anonymization software like Tor Browser or similar.

In this article I'll discuss the first option as the second isn't the one I prefer. While the third option in combination with a VPN might be interesting to look at. But this I may cover in another article.

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VPN - What is it?

So what is a VPN? "VPN" stands for Virtual Private Network. This basically means that your internet access is encrypted. Your IP-Address will be changed to the VPN-Server you are using, thus your own identity is not revealed.

By using a VPN connection nobody is able to read or take over your connection. Even your Internet Service Provider wouldn't be able to track anything you do online.

In today's world everyone is tracking visitors as much as possible. This website is no exception. However, when the tracking goes to far, your privacy is under attack.

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Posted by Stephan Szugat in Security

Store your Passwords safely

Are you still writing down your passwords or manage them with your browser? This might not be a good idea.

Browser add-ons are nice, but are they as secure as you need them to be. There are special software tools you could use to manage your passwords.

Benefits of password storage tools

The great benefit is, that you are the only one who has access to your passwords. You just need to remember one password and have access to all passwords you created.

If you use one password or single-sign-on from the bigger platforms and your account with them get's hacked, good luck.

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Posted by Stephan Szugat in Security