Your smartphone is not secure and the sooner you acknowledge this, the better. To ensure the safety of the sensitive data stored in your phone, including accounts, passwords, and credit card information, you need to install a Virtual Private Network. As long as your phone is connected on the internet, you will be a potential target for data and identity theft. Unless you do something about it.
Author: Max Ostryzhko
As more people realize the importance of using a VPN for their everyday Internet activities, the technology is becoming increasingly mainstream. Following the termination of net neutrality in the US and revelations that Cambridge Analytica secretly used Facebook users’ data to manipulate, among other things, the US election, a growing number of people turned to VPNs.
Not too many years ago, if a remote office needed to connect to the corporate network at the head office, dedicated leased lines had to be installed between the offices. Although the connections provided by these leased lines were adequately secure and fast, the costs were enormous.
Linux is a good operating system for users who are mindful of privacy because it’s a transparent, open-source platform. In fact, some distros are specifically built with privacy-conscious users in mind. However, there’s an additional step you can take to further improve privacy and security when accessing the Internet using Linux, and that is setting up a VPN. Besides privacy and security, a VPN also helps you get around censorship and unblock Geo-restricted content.