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HMA Pro VPN

HMA Pro VPN
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HMA Pro VPN

Surf the Web securely via VPN service.

Paid
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Publisher: HideMyAss Downloads: 77,187
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Free VPN
Free

Free VPN

Hide your IP address and encrypt Internet connection.

Free
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Publisher: Jailbreak VPN Downloads: 82,065
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Vpn free proxyunblock websites and applications.

Free
Publisher: Freemium Freedom Downloads: 18,057
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Access the VPN settings menu right from your home screen, with a single tap.

Free
Publisher: BlazaSoft Downloads: 2,715
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Do you know how the check the bandwidth of the WiFi? If the speed of Internet becomes more and more slower, are there somebody use my WiFi without...

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Best Online Websites Accelerator. Support all your devices (iPhone, iPad, iTouch).What is it?VPN is a 128-bit encrypted tunnel between your device...

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VPN On

VPN On
$2.99

VPN On

A VPN management tool for your IPSec IKEv1(a.k.a. Cisco IPSec) and IKEv2 VPN servers.After creating a VPN configuration you can activate the Today...

$2.99
Publisher: Shenggang Tang Downloads: 379
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About VPNs

A VPN, or virtual private network, gives you a secure tunnel to the Internet. It can protect your data over public Wi-Fi, help you skirt Internet filtering and geographical content restrictions, and help you avoid being tracked online. Businesses sometimes run a corporate VPN so that employees working remotely can connect securely to the firm's servers and not endanger company data and documents.

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    Free VPN or paid VPN?

    If you need a VPN infrequently -- say, while waiting for a flight at an airport terminal -- a free service might meet your needs. A handful of VPN providers offer a free version of their service with a monthly data cap or with limited capabilities.

    A subscription plan would be a better choice if you want a VPN with no data cap, support for multiple devices like Windows PCs and Android phones, or access to servers in multiple regions.

    Some VPNs, such as Cisco AnyConnect, require a business license before you can use them (Android, iOS).

    Either free or paid, you want to make sure you're picking a service that you can trust and that's actually protecting your privacy.

    Editors' recommendations

    Free VPNs for Windows and Mac: TunnelBear (Windows, Mac) and Avira (Windows, Mac) each offer free versions of their VPNs with a monthly data cap.

    Free VPNs for Android and iOS: TunnelBear (Android, iOS) is a solid (and entertaining) free VPN with a monthly data cap. Betternet (Android, iOS) offers a free, ad-supported version of its VPN with unlimited monthly data.

    Paid VPNs for Windows and Mac: IVPN (Windows, Mac) and Private Internet Access (Windows, Mac) each offer reputable VPN clients.

    Paid VPNs for Android and iOS: Private Internet Access (Android, iOS) and Private Tunnel (Android, iOS) each offer affordable, easy-to-use mobile VPNs. AirVPN is a bit more work to set up, but it's another respected VPN service that takes privacy seriously.

    What to look for

    With a few minutes' effort, you can get an idea of whether a VPN provider is acting responsibility or possibly doing something shady.

    Privacy. First, do a search on the VPN's name and "privacy policy," which should get you to a page that discusses how the company handles user logs. A service has plenty of good reasons to monitor network activity. But some companies sell customer activity logs to third parties to cover the expense of the VPN service. Look for whether your provider collects logs, what it logs, and what it does with those logs. If you can't even find a website for the service, that's a tip-off to be careful.

    Geoblocking. If you want to evade geoblocking, check that the VPN has an exit node in the region you want to visit. And, if you can, check that the VPN hasn't been blacklisted by the service you are trying to access.

    Security. Check our story to see a few tests you can run to see how well a VPN is protecting your data.

    Finally, many VPN services use the open-source OpenVPN software to create a private connection and a respected encryption tool such as AES or Blowfish to encrypt your data. While a VPN provider may have valid reasons for not using industry-standard tools, it can be challenging to gauge how effectively the service is guarding your data when the code is not open.

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