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As more of daily life takes place across internet connections, privacy and security issues become even more important. A VPN — Virtual Private Network — can help anyone create a secure, private connection to the internet. It works by creating a secure “tunnel” between your device and the internet at large, and it protects you in two important ways: Concealing your true IP address, which protects your identity and obscures your location. Encrypting your traffic between you and your
What is a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) and what can you do about them?
A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one of the most powerful weapons on the internet. When you hear about a website being “brought down by hackers,” it generally means it has become a victim of a DDoS attack. In short, this means that hackers have attempted to make a website or computer unavailable by flooding or crashing the website with too much traffic. What are distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS)? Distributed denial-of-service attacks target websites and online s