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VPN

PIA (Private Internet Access) VPN: WireGuard in all Apps

The VPN provider PIA (very nice client)* (Private Internet Access) has activated and rolled out the VPN protocol WireGuard in all its apps. You can now use it on Linux, Android, Windows, macOS and iOS. WireGuard is faster, but has pitfalls if the provider does not implement additional privacy and anonymity protection. PIA has done…

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VPN

NordLynx: NordVPN introduces WireGuard for all apps (also Android / Windows)

If you follow the world of VPNs closely, know the VPN protocol WireGuard. It is lightweight and very fast. Maybe you are also familiar with NordLynx. This is the WireGuard implementation of NordVPN (big discounts NOW)*, which was previously only available for the Linux client. The good thing is that NordVPN also offers the slim…

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Basics

What is the cheapest VPN? That’s the wrong question …

If you ask yourself: What is the cheapest VPN? — stop, think and ask again. Because that is the wrong question! The right question however must be: What is the cheapest VPN that is trustworthy! Surfshark – cheapest, trustworthy VPN!* If you are very picky you could actually start an argument about cheap and affordable.…

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Basics

What is a VPN protocol? – OpenVPN, WireGuard, SSTP, PPTP, IPsec, L2TP, IKEv2

I have already explained to you what a VPN is and how it can protect you from data hijackers, snoopers, prying eyes and other cyberthreats from the Internet. Even geoblocking and censorship can be handled. We also know that a VPN is a logical connection between two devices. So-called VPN protocols such as OpenVPN are…

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Speed test

Speedtest NordVPN — WireGuard (NordLynx) vs OpenVPN

I am generally rather skeptical about speed measurements, speed tests or a speedtest. The reason is simple. There are simply too many factors that can fluctuate to take only the speed test as a criterion for a good VPN service. I like to compare this with the megapixels of cameras. If I had to choose…