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How to survive an internet shutdown

3 min read
Internet freedoms are declining. For an eighth consecutive year, Freedom House recorded a global decrease in internet freedoms in 2018, attributing the decline to governments...
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Mozilla and ExpressVPN announce partnership to provide VPN services

1 min read
We’re delighted to announce that ExpressVPN is partnering with Mozilla on building a more private and secure internet experience. Mozilla has long been a...
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Could Facebook’s messenger merger signal dark days for WhatsApp users?

4 min read
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently announced plans to merge his three dominant messaging services: Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp. The goal, according to Facebook,...
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FaceTime flaw lets people hear you, before you even answer

1 min read
Think twice before cursing that ex who won’t stop calling: A newly found bug in Apple’s FaceTime means someone could dial you and listen...
Facebook Meme Challenge Data Mining

Facebook’s 10-Year Challenge went from nostalgic to dystopian real quick

4 min read
A seemingly innocuous photo op with a potentially seedy underside, the 10-Year Challenge is the latest Facebook fad to grip the world. More than...
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What are botnets, and how do you protect against them?

2 min read
Botnets are large networks of hijacked devices (robots) that can be remotely controlled by their creator. Mainly run for profit by criminal organizations, botnets can,...
The logos of Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp linked together.

Could Facebook’s messenger merger signal dark days for WhatsApp users?

4 min read
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently announced plans to merge his three dominant messaging services: Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp. The goal, according to Facebook,...
An illustration of a lock with a magnifying glass held over it. The lens on the magnifying glass reveals the inner workings of the lock. As if the magnifying glass were some sort of magic x-ray machine, possibly from the future.

ExpressVPN publishes outside security audit and open-sources browser extension

4 min read
From the outside, most locks look the same. Some may resist picking or bumping, others may be reinforced against drills, but you’d never know...
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ExpressVPN leak testing tools

6 min read
The ExpressVPN Leak Testing Tools are an extensible suite of Python tools designed for both manual and automated leak testing of VPN applications. Developed by...
ExpressVPN server rises from the ashes.

How ExpressVPN keeps its web servers patched and secure

8 min read
This article explains ExpressVPN’s approach to security patch management for the infrastructure running the ExpressVPN website (not the VPN servers). In general, our approach...
What is a DNS leak?

What are DNS leaks?

2 min read
In a previous blog, we talked about what DNS is, how it works, and why it can give away more information than you might...
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How to survive an internet shutdown

3 min read
Internet freedoms are declining. For an eighth consecutive year, Freedom House recorded a global decrease in internet freedoms in 2018, attributing the decline to governments...
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ExpressVPN survey: Americans doubt they’ll get more power over their data

2 min read
The vast majority of Americans want more control over who shares their personal data but are not confident that they will get it, a...
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5 famous whistleblowers who risked everything

4 min read
“See something, say something” is a safety and awareness campaign running across multiple cities in the United States. If you see misconduct, criminal activity or...
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ExpressVPN iOS app: Latest updates and software upgrades (7.0)

13 min read
ExpressVPN 7.0 for iOS is available to download now! Click here for the latest ExpressVPN iOS software For older versions of ExpressVPN for iOS click here A...
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ExpressVPN for Mac: Latest updates and software upgrades

8 min read
For older versions of ExpressVPN for Mac click here Hello, Mac users! Are you ready for an ExpressVPN upgrade? Then you are in luck! The...
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ExpressVPN Black Friday discount

1 min read
As seasoned shoppers around the world know, there's no better time for bargains than the end of November, with its double-whammy of discount days, Black...
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ExpressVPN’s new-look blog!

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