Security

How to protect yourself from the Snooper’s Charter

Security

How to protect yourself from the Snooper’s Charter

By Heather Parry

In last week’s blog, we wrote about the UK’s terrifying...

Why you need a VPN as you start college

Security

Why you need a VPN as you start college

By Heather Parry

The list of things that you need when you start...

Why SurfEasy and Opera VPN remain safe and secure

Security

Why SurfEasy and Opera VPN remain safe and secure

By Heather Parry

This week, you might have read that Opera servers related to...

iOS 10 and your online security: What's new?

Security

iOS 10 and your online security: What's new?

By Heather Parry

It’s almost time. iOS 10 is due to be released...

How to protect your information while online dating

Privacy

How to protect your information while online dating

By Heather Parry

For those amongst us who haven’t yet found our perfect...

Is hotel or hostel WiFi really secure?

Security

Is hotel or hostel WiFi really secure?

By Heather Parry

It’s almost impossible to travel without at least one piece...

How to protect yourself from online dating fraud

Privacy

How to protect yourself from online dating fraud

By Heather Parry

Fraud doesn’t always take the form you expect. It’s not all...

How posting selfies can get you hacked

Privacy

How posting selfies can get you hacked

By Heather Parry

Love them or loathe them, selfies are here to stay....

How to protect your online security while travelling

Security

How to protect your online security while travelling

By Heather Parry

Summer is officially upon us, and that means that a...

How to stay protected while using public wifi

Privacy

How to stay protected while using public wifi

By Heather Parry

Public wifi gets us all through the day. Whether we’re waiting...

Protecting all your devices with SurfEasy VPN

Privacy

Protecting all your devices with SurfEasy VPN

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy we know that modern life extends beyond...

How to secure your Gmail account

Privacy

How to secure your Gmail account

By Heather Parry

These days, we all use Gmail. Your mum uses Gmail....

Are your social media profiles as private as they can be?

Privacy

Are your social media profiles as private as they can...

By Heather Parry

 

The fight for the future of encryption

Privacy

The fight for the future of encryption

By Heather Parry

2016 has, so far, been a year of marked tension...

Why is it important to protect your IP address?

Privacy

Why is it important to protect your IP address?

By Heather Parry

One of the many benefits of using a VPN provider...

Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Isn't as Secure as You Think

Privacy

Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Isn't as Secure as You Think

By Heather Parry

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SurfEasy VPN security on your mobile device

Security

SurfEasy VPN security on your mobile device

By Heather Parry

When we think about internet security, we don’t often think...

Why Tim Cook is standing up for encryption

Privacy

Why Tim Cook is standing up for encryption

By Heather Parry

This week, Tim Cook called on President Obama to stop...

Why "incognito mode" won't keep you safe online

Security

Why "incognito mode" won't keep you safe online

By Heather Parry

Many browsers these days have an Incognito mode; a browsing...

Why you need SurfEasy VPN for Android

Online Freedom

Why you need SurfEasy VPN for Android

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy, we love Android. We love the slick...

Why SurfEasy VPN is a no-log network

Privacy

Why SurfEasy VPN is a no-log network

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy, we’re big believers in accountability – especially...

Introducing our new VPN feature: SurfEasy Wi-Fi Security on Android!

Security

Introducing our new VPN feature: SurfEasy Wi-Fi Security on Android!...

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy, we’re always striving to improve the service...

The UN states that encryption and anonymity are basic human rights

Online Freedom

The UN states that encryption and anonymity are basic human...

By Heather Parry

Last week, a United Nations report finally said what many...

Canada's new anti-terror law – and what it means for privacy

Privacy

Canada's new anti-terror law – and what it means for...

By Heather Parry

Last week, a new anti-terror bill passed through Canada’s House...

Barbie, the Internet of Things and what they mean for your privacy

Privacy

Barbie, the Internet of Things and what they mean for...

By Heather Parry

Barbie and the Internet of Things might not, at first,...

Are Google changing their position on privacy?

Privacy

Are Google changing their position on privacy?

By Heather Parry

Google’s original motto, “Don’t be evil”, hasn’t exactly seemed to...

A Year in Privacy: How did we do in 2014?

Online Freedom

A Year in Privacy: How did we do in 2014?...

By Heather Parry

On Christmas Eve, the Electronic Frontier Foundation released their report...

Web Index shows internet surveillance is on the rise

Privacy

Web Index shows internet surveillance is on the rise

By Heather Parry

This week, the World Wide Web Foundation released its annual...

Why the Facebook privacy notice is useless, and how to really protect your privacy online

Privacy

Why the Facebook privacy notice is useless, and how to...

By Heather Parry

It seems that internet users are increasingly worried about their...

SurfEasy VPN can protect you from the UK's invasive security bill

Privacy

SurfEasy VPN can protect you from the UK's invasive security...

By Heather Parry

This week, UK Home Secretary Theresa May unveiled plans for...

Have you lost control of your data and your online security?

Security

Have you lost control of your data and your online...

By Heather Parry

This week, the Pew Internet Research Project revealed that 91%...

SurfEasy VPN can protect you against Verizon and its creepy supercookies

Privacy

SurfEasy VPN can protect you against Verizon and its creepy...

By Heather Parry

This week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation stated that VPNs can...

The POODLE SSL vulnerability and SurfEasy VPN

Security

The POODLE SSL vulnerability and SurfEasy VPN

By Heather Parry

This week, the existence of a major vulnerability in the...

Why new social media site Ello isn’t as private as you think

Privacy

Why new social media site Ello isn’t as private as...

By Heather Parry

You might have already seen the little smiley-face logo appearing...

Windows 10: How secure will it be?

Security

Windows 10: How secure will it be?

By Heather Parry

Microsoft’s latest big reveal has been Windows 10, the newest...

Why Apple and Google are finally getting on board with encryption

Security

Why Apple and Google are finally getting on board with...

By Heather Parry

Both Apple and Google, two giants in the cellphone industry...

Will the new Apple Watch be secure, or are we simply giving away more of our information?

Privacy

Will the new Apple Watch be secure, or are we...

By Heather Parry

If you weren’t one of the (approximately) one billion people...

What can the celebrity iCloud hack teach us about online security?

Security

What can the celebrity iCloud hack teach us about online...

By Heather Parry

Last week the internet lit up with the news (and...

Hacking, Phishing, or Keyloggers: What’s the Difference?

Security

Hacking, Phishing, or Keyloggers: What’s the Difference?

By Heather Parry

The number of security breaches in what are thought to...

Is Your Password as Secure as You Think it is?

Security

Is Your Password as Secure as You Think it is?...

By Heather Parry

You’ve seen it a dozen times before: you attempt to...

How to Stay Safe and Secure on Your World Cup Travels

Security

How to Stay Safe and Secure on Your World Cup...

By Heather Parry

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last...

What happens if someone steals my data online?

Security

What happens if someone steals my data online?

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy we talk a lot about the need...

How do I secure my laptop?

Security

How do I secure my laptop?

By Heather Parry

Many of us live off our laptops these days. Whether...

3 Ways to See How Much You’re Really Sharing Online

Privacy

3 Ways to See How Much You’re Really Sharing Online...

By Heather Parry

Social media encourages us to share our information in a...

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Security

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

By Heather Parry

As soon as they can sit up and pay attention,...

The Top 5 Online Security Blunders

Online Freedom

The Top 5 Online Security Blunders

By Heather Parry

Web security is big business in 2014. Between the NSA...

5 apps that share your information

Privacy

5 apps that share your information

By Heather Parry

As consumers, we have been incredibly spoiled by the wealth...

5 ways to make your android device more secure

Security

5 ways to make your android device more secure

By Heather Parry

Android phones and tablets have always been plagued by security...

3 ways to stay secure and safe on Starbucks Wi-Fi

Security

3 ways to stay secure and safe on Starbucks Wi-Fi...

By Heather Parry

Whether you’re travelling, looking for a café to sit and...

Online security: Which countries are the safest online?

Privacy

Online security: Which countries are the safest online?

By Heather Parry

All over the world, paranoia about online security has skyrocketed...

5 ways that Heartbleed might affect your online security

Security

5 ways that Heartbleed might affect your online security

By Heather Parry

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last...

Will bitcoin ever be truly secure?

Security

Will bitcoin ever be truly secure?

By Heather Parry

Bitcoin, the crypto-currency that took the world by storm in...

Internet Security: Worth investing in

Security

Internet Security: Worth investing in

By Heather Parry

Whether you’re CEO of a large company, a mid-level worker...

Does your phone metadata betray your personal information?

Privacy

Does your phone metadata betray your personal information?

By Heather Parry

A study at Stanford University this week confirmed that phone...

Happy Birthday World Wide Web: The Net at 25

Privacy

Happy Birthday World Wide Web: The Net at 25

By Heather Parry

25 years ago this week, Tim Berners-Lee, a British Scientist...

Could an undersea cable to Europe help Brazil maintain net neutrality?

Privacy

Could an undersea cable to Europe help Brazil maintain net...

By Heather Parry

Net neutrality has been one of the hot topics of...

Do QR codes pose a security risk for users?

Security

Do QR codes pose a security risk for users?

By Heather Parry

QR codes have quietly become standard for marketing companies and...

You can finally block other users on LinkedIn. But is it enough?

Privacy

You can finally block other users on LinkedIn. But is...

By Heather Parry

Social media users have long been plagued with the issue...

Can Net Neutrality be Saved?

Privacy

Can Net Neutrality be Saved?

By Heather Parry

As you might recall if you read our blog post...

How to Secure Your Android Mobile Device

Security

How to Secure Your Android Mobile Device

By Heather Parry

As of the end of 2013, there have been over...

How to Secure Your Online Financial Transactions

Security

How to Secure Your Online Financial Transactions

By Heather Parry

Over the last decade or so, our lives have become...

IP Addresses and Online Security

Privacy

IP Addresses and Online Security

By Heather Parry

If you’ve ever read the information about SurfEasy’s Private Browser,...

Tips to Protect Your Child’s Online Privacy & Security

Privacy

Tips to Protect Your Child’s Online Privacy & Security

By Chris

In an age of always-connectedness and widespread adoption of smartphones,...

How a VPN Service protects you from NSA Monitoring

Privacy

How a VPN Service protects you from NSA Monitoring

By Chris

There was no shortage of excitement at SurfEasy headquarters last...

This ArsTechnica report shows that encryption technology works

Privacy

This ArsTechnica report shows that encryption technology works

By dakoda

Do you really know how much information strangers can gather...

CISPA and Your Customer Bill of Rights

Security

CISPA and Your Customer Bill of Rights

By Chris

Yesterday the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (better known...

The Wall Street Journal: More youth seeing Facebook, e-mail hacked

Security

The Wall Street Journal: More youth seeing Facebook, e-mail hacked...

By Chris

Late last year The Wall Street Journal published an interesting...

The 7 Habits of Highly Secure Internet Use

Security

The 7 Habits of Highly Secure Internet Use

By Chris

On the heels of Data Privacy Day, an internationally known...

Great read: Why 2012 is starting to look like 1984

Privacy

Great read: Why 2012 is starting to look like 1984...

By Chris

Geoff Duncan recently published a great piece on DigitalTrends.com, where...

How IT can keep company data safe without compromising employee privacy

Privacy

How IT can keep company data safe without compromising employee...

By Chris

Five years ago most IT departments spent a lot of...

5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against WIFI Sniffers

Security

5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against WIFI Sniffers

By Chris

**What happens when you access a public WiFi hotspot at...

How Social Media Can Bring Down Bad Governments

Security

How Social Media Can Bring Down Bad Governments

By Chris

**Earlier this year, Wael Ghonim, a mild-mannered Eygptian national and...