Lexie

Lexie is the blog's resident tech expert and gets excited about empowerment through technology, space travel, and pancakes with blueberries.
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The Kazakhstan flag, except with a padlock where the sun should be.

How to stop the Kazakhstan government from intercepting your internet traffic

2 min read
As of this month, internet users in Kazakhstan have been seeing notices to download a government “certificate” to their...
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9 things you can do with a home server

4 min read
Running your own server at home can be cheap and requires only basic knowledge of the command line. An...
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Staying private online could save you big bucks

3 min read
By far the biggest offenders when it comes to mining your data are not governments or police, but rather...
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ExpressVPN survey reveals Americans do care about privacy after all

3 min read
A representative survey, commissioned by ExpressVPN and undertaken by Propeller Insights, produced many surprising results while confirming some of...
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How to set up your own home server

5 min read
This guide requires you to use the command line interface, or CLI, and an SSH client. SSH (Secure Shell)...
What does incognito mode actually protect against?

What doesn’t incognito mode protect against?

5 min read
Among many other techniques, websites can use cookies to track your browsing history, which may also reveal your online...
An illustration of a scrap of paper with a username and password field on it. But get this! It's on a fishing hook! Lol.

What is a phishing attack?

3 min read
Phishing is by far the most common “hack” used to steal passwords, take over accounts, and enter systems without...

6 common misconceptions about passwords

4 min read
We all need passwords. They are by far the most used form of authentication, not only on the internet...
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Protect your online banking

5 min read
It should require no further explanation why our online banking details are important. We keep our money there, and...
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Share files securely and anonymously with OnionShare 2

2 min read
We’ve been using OnionShare for a while at ExpressVPN and are quite excited to get our hands on the...

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