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  • How does a VPN work ?

    Virtual private networks with a good reputation are extremely safe to use. A good service will protect your anonymity and include high-level security features that will protect you from various types of hacking attacks.

    Before connecting to the open internet, you connect to a private VPN server, which allows you to change your IP address and appear to be connecting from a different location. VPN providers, on the other hand, use strong encryption on the initial connection, adding an extra layer of security to your connection.

    VPN providers can accomplish all of this using VPN protocols. A VPN protocol is a set of instructions that instructs your computer on how to communicate with a VPN server. The protocol includes encryption standards as well as for instructions for establishing and maintaining your connection.

    Harry A.

  • #2
    Hello Harry,

    A VPN works by routing your device’s internet connection through your chosen VPN’s private server rather than your internet service provider (ISP) so that when your data is transmitted to the internet, it comes from the VPN rather than your computer. The VPN acts as an intermediary of sorts as you connect to the internet, thereby hiding your IP address – the string of numbers your ISP assigns your device – and protecting your identity. Furthermore, if your data is somehow intercepted, it will be unreadable until it reaches its final destination.

    A VPN creates a private “tunnel” from your device to the internet and hides your vital data through something that is known as encryption.



    • #3
      Hi Mate,
      A virtual private network (VPN) creates a secure connection between you and the internet. All of your data traffic is routed over an encrypted virtual tunnel via the VPN. When you access the internet, this masks your IP address, making its location invisible to everyone. External attacks are also protected by a VPN connection. That's because the data in the encrypted tunnel can only be accessed by you – and no one else can because they don't have the key. You can access regionally prohibited content from anywhere in the world using a VPN. Many streaming services are not available in all countries. You can still use the VPN to gain access to them. Kaspersky VPN solutions are available for both Windows PCs and Apple Macs.

      Many VPN connections for smartphones are now available, allowing users to keep their mobile data traffic private. The Google Play Store and the iOS App Store are both good places to look for certified providers. However, keep in mind that utilizing a VPN merely anonymizes and protects your internet data traffic. Hacker attacks, Trojans, viruses, and other malware are not protected by a VPN connection. As a result, you should use a third-party anti-virus program.


      • #4
        Hello Harry,

        VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Using a VPN is an easy and efficient way to increase your online safety, privacy, and freedom.

        When you’re using the internet, there is a constant process of your device exchanging data with other parties on the web. A VPN creates a secure tunnel between your device (e.g. smartphone or laptop) and the internet. The VPN allows you to send your data via an encrypted, secure connection to an external server: the VPN server. From there, your data will be sent onward to its destination on the internet.

        Rerouting your internet traffic through a VPN server has several advantages. First, it helps you hide your identity online. Second, it secures your data. And third, it allows you to use the internet more freely.


        • #5
          Hi Harry,

          You can use a VPN to connect to the internet in an encrypted manner. Encryption increases security and privacy, which is critical while utilizing public Wi-Fi. This is because hackers and other cybercriminals frequently target public Wi-Fi networks in order to steal the personal information you send and receive while using them.

          Things are just going to get worse. You may believe you're connecting to free public Wi-Fi at an airport, hotel, or coffee shop. However, it's possible that you connected to a Wi-Fi network that just appears to be authentic. What's more, guess what? The network could have been set up by a cybercriminal to steal your information.