ON VPN Adds an extra layer of protection to your online activities by creating an encrypted tunnel between your traffic and anyone trying to spy on you. VPNs are good for on the go if you’re using Wi-Fi networks that aren’t your own. A VPN can also help protect your privacy at home and give you access to streaming content that would otherwise not be available. With most of us spending a lot more time at home than we used to be, understanding when to (and not) need to use a VPN at home is more important than ever.
What a VPN can’t do
For a VPN to be useful, it is important to understand its limitations. Its main function is to protect your internet traffic and make it difficult for observers to trace online activity back to you.
Even with a VPN, advertisers and snoops may still be able to collect data about you. We recommend using a tracker blocker like the EFF Data protection badger. The built-in tracker blocking functions of browsers such as Fire fox are also…