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The Best VPN Services for 2020

A VPN, or virtual private network, is one of the easiest ways to improve your online privacy. We've reviewed scores of them, and these are the best VPN services we've tested.

By Max Eddy

Apple's Head of Global Security Charged With Bribery

Apple's products might be highly desirable, but shouldn't be used to try and secure concealed carry licenses.

By Matthew Humphries

Steganos Privacy Suite Review

2.0

Steganos Privacy Suite has dropped all privacy features except for password management and encryption. Skip this product; just go for the standalone Steganos Safe.

By Neil J. Rubenking  & Ben Moore

Steganos Password Manager Review

2.0

Steganos Password Manager performs basic password tasks, but it's deficient in important ways: It has trouble capturing passwords, lacks secure sharing and inheritance features, and doesn't help you improve your passwords.

By Neil J. Rubenking  & Ben Moore

Christian Faith App Pray.com Leaks Personal Details of Up to 10M Users

The app developers failed to secure cloud databases stored on Amazon Web Services.

By Matthew Humphries

Bitdefender vs. Webroot: Which Top Antivirus Keeps You Safer?

Bitdefender and Webroot are both Editors' Choice winners for antivirus, but they have very different approaches to detecting and deflecting malware. We take a closer look at these two top picks to see which one is best for you.

By Neil J. Rubenking

Police Arrest 2 Romanians for Helping Hackers Beat Antivirus Programs

The services helped cybercriminal clients embed their malicious code in legitimate software and also test their malware against antivirus tools, according to Europol.

By Michael Kan

How to Use a VPN to Watch Netflix From Other Countries

Streaming video on Netflix is a pleasure most of us have come to take for granted, but as soon as you start crossing borders, you may find it unavailable. With the right VPN you might be able to keep streaming as you hop from country to country.

By Max Eddy

NordVPN Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

NordVPN wraps a slick client around a strong collection of security features and an enormous network of servers. It's an excellent VPN that has invested heavily in improving its security infrastructure and practices.

By Max Eddy

Net Nanny Review

3.0

Net Nanny boasts customizable web filters along with solid screen time and app blocking features, but it's a bit pricey and its geofencing features are not yet competitive.

By Neil J. Rubenking  & Ben Moore

How to Watch Porn Safely

Being stuck in quarantine means we could all use a little titillation. Here's how to enjoy pornography without putting your privacy (or your reputation!) at risk.

By Max Eddy

2020's Most Common Passwords Are Laughably Insecure

Is anyone seriously still using 123456 as a password? Indeed they are, according to NordPass' top 200 list of most common passwords for 2020, and they're putting their data at risk.

By Sherin Shibu

Zoom Is Scanning Social Media for Signs of Impending Zoom-Bomb Attacks

Zoom's 'At-Risk Meeting Notifier' will warn users to take action before their video meeting is disrupted.

By Michael Kan

How to Shop Safely Online on Black Friday

You can save a lot by taking advantage of the holiday deals online merchants offer, but you need to stay alert. Our safe shopping tips can help you score the presents you want without getting scammed.

By Neil J. Rubenking

Apple Explains Why It Grabs Data From Mac Computers Amid Privacy Concerns

After a security researcher raises privacy concerns about Apple's Gatekeeper anti-malware feature, Cupertino says it's merely checking if a developer certificate on a macOS app has been revoked—nothing more.?

By Michael Kan

Capcom Explains What Hackers Stole in Ransomware Attack

The personal information of 350,000 customers and business partners may have been grabbed.

By Matthew Humphries

Twitter Labeled 300K Tweets for Election-Related Misinformation

It also covered 456 tweets with warning messages and restricted their ability to be re-tweeted, replied or, or liked.

By Sherin Shibu

The Best VPNs for Netflix

VPNs are excellent for privacy, but Netflix does its best to block customers who use VPNs. Here are the best VPNs that play nice (for now) with Netflix.

By Max Eddy

DHS: 2020 Election 'Most Secure in American History,' No Evidence of Fraud

Given that President Trump spent all week tweeting baselessly about voter fraud, Chris Krebs, director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, says he expects to be fired for backing his agency's findings.

By Sherin Shibu

Steganos Safe Review

3.5

Steganos Safe creates secure encrypted storage “safes” for your sensitive files. It's simple to use, and it offers some unique options for maintaining privacy and secrecy.

By Neil J. Rubenking
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