Online privacy is no longer just for the paranoid, pirates and freedom fighters. Big Brother is definitely watching (and taking notes) while criminal hackers want to steal your identity. This guide will educate you about the risks you face every day online and show what precautions you should be taking. We cover whether you need a VPN, how to choose the right one and set it up and what other great free and cheap tools you should be using.
Start with Chapter 1 below and work your way through in order, or just skip to the chapters that most interest you. This guide is a work-in-progress, we will add more chapters every week and continually update it with new and relevant information.
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1Introduction to online privacy
Dip your toes into the world of online privacy and discover what you can learn by reading our guide. It's far from just being about VPNs, if that's what you're wondering.
Not quite sure what a Virtual Private Network is? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our simple refresher on how VPNs work. Brush up your knowledge with this chapter or skip to the next one if you prefer.
6What else can a VPN do? Help access online content…
All work and no play make the VPN a dull tool. Good job then that the humble VPN has a few tricks up its sleeve that make it essential for entertainment as well as for privacy. We give you the inside scoop.
Public Wi-Fi may seem like the perfect way to get online when you're out and about to save your precious cellular data but it's should come with a massive public safety warning. We show you why and how to use it wisely.
We're only still just scratching the surface of online privacy and the part that a VPN can play in protecting yours. Find out what the remaining chapters will cover as we publish them in the coming days and weeks!