SSTP or Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol is a term commonly used with Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). As one of the few possible solutions for a safe, completely uncensored, and anonymous internet experience, this technology quickly found a large use in the lives of millions of people all around the world. But with so much to choose from, so many providers, applications, and protocols, how do you know if this is the best alternative for you?
Author: Max Ostryzhko
A cyber-attack can happen to anyone, including you. We are sometimes ignorant and disregard this problem as something that is highly unlikely to happen. As a matter of fact, over the years these online attacks largely increased and they are not targeting companies or organizations only, but individuals as well. That means you could be a potential target.
A common misconception among expats is that a VPN serves no purpose and that it is a complete waste of money. We’re here to argue otherwise. Isn’t watching TV from home a needed luxury? Shouldn’t the political connection between Hong Kong and China- where oppressive online surveillance and censorship regimes exist- be a concern?
Don’t you as an expat in Hong Kong want to protect your data and online activities from Internet Service Providers like Netvigator and Pacific Internet?
The new European General Data Protection Regulation law gained a lot of media attention over the last few months. Considering everything that it stands for, it’s no surprise. The law is far from perfect, but it represents a huge improvement for online privacy and consumers’ rights. With the GDPR, citizens within the EU are now in control of what kind of information online companies keep on them, and how they use this information.
A quick search for “VPN” in the Apple app store will reveal hundreds of apps claiming to be the best VPN for iPhone. Pretty much any iPhone or iPad VPN can hide your IP address, but the best VPNs for iOS can do much more to improve your privacy, security, evade censorship, and unblock geo-locked content like Netflix and Hulu. An iPhone VPN app is in most cases indistinguishable from an iPad VPN app.