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Cybersecurity
NordVPN dives into password management
NordPass will remember and autosave all passwords, autofill online forms, and allow users to save private notes.
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Smart Home
NordVPN: Are kids’ smart toys spying on you?
Any internet-connected toys that have cameras, microphones, or location tracking may put children’s or parents’ privacy and safety at risk.
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VPN
NordVPN announces new file encryption tool
NordLocker will be a file encryption app for macOS and Windows that will encrypt files stored on a computer or in the cloud.
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Smart Home
Are WiFi networks putting you at risk?
WiFi names can often be simple, quirky, or downright bizarre – but did you know those names are all it takes for somebody to find out exactly where you live?
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Cybersecurity
Keep security in check when doing your mobile banking
Most mobile banking attacks happen through social engineering, which is when people are manipulated to hand over their usernames and passwords to cybercriminals.
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Google
NordVPN rounds up the worst data breaches of 2018
In 2018, over a billion people’s data was compromised, according to NordVPN.
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VPN
NordVPN launches dedicated Linux app
Most VPN providers offer Linux connectivity without the app support, and that is not always the easiest way, especially for beginners.
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Cloud
Facebook app shares your data with phone manufacturers - time to say 'I quit'?
According to NordVPN, Facebook’s data harvesting, sharing, and profit goes far beyond Cambridge Analytica.
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Network Security
Android apps can track network connections - is it time to use a VPN?
“Apps can monitor network activity even without requesting any sensitive permissions."
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Cybersecurity
Cybercrime: What to expect for the rest of 2017 and how to prepare
​So far this year we have already borne witness to a multitude of serious cybercrime. NordVPN has provided insights for what the second half may hold.
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Ransomware
Internet users still trust big email providers - despite major breaches
Internet users still trust global email providers like Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook but don’t know quite as much about privacy-focused services.
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Surveillance
NordVPN comments on the internet's 28th birthday: 'Why are we still being watched?'
“VPNs are a solution for people to stay private online while the governments realise that a number of recent laws are too intrusive."
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Data Protection
NordVPN's top tips to help you stay savvy about your internet privacy
“Online and offline factors are often combined: such as browsing history with physical location, commute to work and vacation travel.."
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VPN
​Can you ever be truly anonymous online?
"Privacy issues have taken another shape completely over the past year."
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VPN
Internet privacy – can it get any worse?
It’s clear that 2016 was probably the worst year ever in online privacy. So, what can we expect in 2017?
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Cybersecurity
Shoppers warned of increased cyber risk as online shopping takes over
"When people start shopping for the Christmas season, hackers start their busy season too."