Internet security

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9 things you can do with a home server

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Running your own server at home can be cheap and requires only basic knowledge of the command line. An...
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PwC audits ExpressVPN servers to confirm essential privacy protections

2 min read
At ExpressVPN, we take your privacy and security extremely seriously. To best protect our customers, we follow a central...
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8 apps to protect your privacy online

4 min read
Navigating the privacy minefield that is today’s internet can be a challenge. With cybersecurity incidents like the Equifax hack and China’s brazen targeting of...
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Why should I use two-factor authentication?

4 min read
You might have skipped over your email provider’s prompt: Turn on two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication, or 2FA, is a secondary security measure for logging into...
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5 ways to protect your online finances… In the physical world

3 min read
From VPNs to anti-virus software, there is no shortage of precautions to take when protecting your personal banking online. But your financial information can...
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Why you shouldn’t ignore ‘Update Your Device’ messages

4 min read
It’s pretty much second nature at this point. We start our laptops and hunker down in our seats, ready to power through the day...
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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 the industry’s and the public’s...
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Why do I need a VPN?

3 min read
A VPN is a clever bit of software that masks the IP address of any device you install it on. In simple terms: When you...
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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 authorization. It is mostly a...

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 but also on the telephone,...
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Introducing TrustedServer: Why ExpressVPN is making VPN-server hard drives obsolete

4 min read
At ExpressVPN, we know users count on us to protect their privacy and security, and we take that responsibility seriously. That’s why we never...
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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 if our accounts were to...

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