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How does a VPN work? + Tips to use one effectively
A VPN works by encrypting the traffic between a device and a network to create a secure tunnel for your online traffic.
Updated: March 22, 2024 ·9 min read
What is a network security key + how to find it?
A network security key is what lets you connect to a Wi-Fi network. Learn how to find it, change it, and keep your data safe.
Published: August 22, 2023 ·8 min
What is SSID + how to find (and change) it
Learn what an SSID is, how to set one up and manage it, and how SSID security and strong passwords can help keep your Wi-Fi network safe.
Published: August 22, 2023 ·8 min
7 ways a VPN can protect your family on summer vacation
When it comes to travel essentials, a VPN is one thing you can’t afford to forget! Here are 7 ways a VPN will protect your family while on vacation this summer.
Published: August 01, 2023 ·3 min
What is an evil twin attack? How to spot and avoid them
If you use public Wi-Fi, you may be at risk of an evil twin attack. So how do these attacks work, and how can you spot and avoid them? Read along to find out.
Published: June 13, 2023 ·5 min read
Why is my battery draining so fast? 12 reasons + how to fix it
If you've wondered, "Why is my battery draining so fast?" then you know a dying battery can be a pain. Read along to learn about the causes and how to fix them.
Published: December 30, 2022 ·3 min read
Q&A: What's the safest way to pay a bill online while traveling?
A virtual private network can help you pay bills securely when traveling. Plus, you have other fairly safe ways to pay that bill — even if you don't have a VPN.
Published: June 08, 2022 ·2 min read
Q&A: Is it safe to connect to airplane Wi-Fi while traveling?
Using in-flight Wi-Fi could expose your personal information. A VPN can make it safer to use inflight Wi-Fi, or any other public Wi-Fi, while you're traveling.
Published: June 01, 2022 ·4 min read
Your travel guide to public Wi-Fi, security and privacy
When you travel, public Wi-Fi can increase privacy and security risks. Learn how to protect yourself against cybercriminals when you’re traveling.
Published: May 12, 2022 ·3 min read
What is a man-in-the-middle attack?
A man-in-the-middle attack is like eavesdropping. When data is sent between a computer and a server, a cybercriminal can get in between and spy. A man-in-the-middle attack requires three players: the victim, the entity with which the victim is trying to communicate, and the “man in the middle” who’s intercepting the victim’s communications.
Published: March 26, 2020 ·2 min read
Why hackers love public Wi-Fi
A free Wi-Fi connection in a public space can seem like a lifesaver when youre on the go. But if you decide to use public Wi-Fi, just be aware that you could be making yourself an easy target for...
Published: February 22, 2019 ·2 min read
What is VoIP?
VoIP is an acronym for voice over Internet Protocol. That means any phone call that takes place over the Internet, rather than on landlines or through mobile towers. This alternative to traditional...
Published: August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
How to avoid public Wi-Fi woes on a business trip
Now that summer is here, its not just families that will be filling airports and hotels. While other people may be vacationing, business travelers will continue to work their way around the country...
Published: August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
How to speed up Wi-Fi in airplanes
Airplane Wi-Fi driving you insane? Read on to learn why it’s so slow, and how to fix it.
Published: August 07, 2018 ·4 min read
How safe is surfing on 4G vs. WiFi?
Youre probably familiar with 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi hotspots. In todays increasingly connected mobile world, there are a variety of ways to get and stay connected to the Internet, but whats really the...
Published: July 22, 2018 ·4 min read
The dos and don'ts of using public Wi-Fi
Public Wi-Fi is available just about everywhere, from the local coffee shop to the hotels and airports you visit while traveling. Wi-Fi has made our lives a little easier, but it also poses security risks.
Published: July 22, 2018 ·4 min read

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