When one gets a computer or a digital device, the things that should be downloaded and installed are an antivirus/anti-malware solution/prevention and a firewall. Apart from getting a firewall and an antivirus solution, one should also get a VPN installed.
VPNs are important to keep one’s online footsteps concealed. There are several reasons why one would require VPNs. These reasons range from actual security threats to just using a VPN to feel better protected. Here are some reasons why you should have a VPN installed into your device as soon as possible.
To Override Location Based Restrictions
There are different online shows, websites, applications and programs on the internet which are geographically bound. These programs or sites are made available only to specific locations.
There is the possibility of using a browser-based proxy tool which tricks the service into believing that one is in another country. However, there is a price to be paid for this. The price is having slower network connection.
With the help of a virtual private network, one can overcome restrictions based on geographical locations. All one needs to do is specify which local server to use from the plethora of servers the VPN has.
Securely Browse on Public Wi-Fi
There is access to free Wi-Fi in lots of places like malls, cafes and hotels. The network in these places with free Wi-Fi is often insecure. The insecure nature of these free Wi-Fi sources can lead to issues like getting malware from another device through …