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What is the best VPN for streaming? The answer is simple!

Basically the question “What is the best VPN for streaming?” can be answered relatively easily. This is of course any VPN that is fast enough to meet the minimum requirements of streaming providers. Of course, it depends strongly on the image quality you want to stream. A stream in SD needs much less bandwidth than…

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WireGuard VPN Plugin for NetworkManager tested – works well

I have Manjaro on test computer and AUR is active. There are so many toys in there. I know that a graphical WireGuard VPN plugin for NetworkManager is in development and that’s why I was looking for it. If you have AUR enabled and search for wireguard, the WireGuard VPN plugin for NetworkManager will appear…

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NordVPN trial version — does it exist? Sort of … this is how it works

Nobody likes to buy things without known if they work. This is especially true for products that are designed to protect your privacy and keep you anonymous. Data is the new gold. Big companies and authorities try to collect as much as possible. You want to defend yourself against this. There are many options to…

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IP addresses of your ISP – how often do they change on average?

An interesting study called Don’t count me out: On the relevance of IP addresses in the tracking ecosystem looked at how often the IP addresses allocated by the ISP change. The study looked at several thousand IP addresses in ten countries around the world. The following countries are included in the study: Switzerland, France, Great…

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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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Best VPN for home office — depends on the use case

Many people currently work in the home office and may not be protected by the company’s security measures. The perfect protection does not exist. In IT security, we try to use as many layers of protection as possible so that attackers and cyber criminals have as much trouble as possible. You also want to prevent…

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Chromecast Streaming and VPN? It works if you do that!

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a nice to have gadget and can be installed quite easily on Linux, Windows, Android and so on. For all these devices, various VPN providers offer so-called clients. It is a piece of software that is installed on the device and connects you to the provider’s VPN network. But…

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VPN Router – Raspberry Pi, RaspAP and NordVPN (Wi-Fi Hotspot / Access Point)

To use your Raspberry Pi as a hotspot or access point is actually straightforward. You will find many guides that talk about lengthy manual configurations via command line with hostapd and so on. But it is actually much easier if you use RaspAP. Not only is the installation much easier – you also get a…

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VPN or Virtual Private Network: What is it and why do I need one?

A VPN or Virtual Private Network is a direct connection between two networks via a public connection such as the Internet. In order for me to explain to you exactly how a VPN works, a few short and simple basics are necessary. Don’t worry, I will keep it understandable. How do I connect to the…