Category - Security

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Get €25.000 funding for your privacy start-up idea from CyberGhost!
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DNS hijacking & IPv6 leakage: What do they mean and is CyberGhost affected?
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A Big Step for Privacy: Citizenfour Wins at Oscars for Best Documentary
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WebRTC Leak: Are you affected?
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Fake Leak: No, CyberGhost has NOT been hacked
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5 Tips For Preserving Your Online Privacy While Traveling for Holidays
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Encryption – A Guide for Everyone

Get €25.000 funding for your privacy start-up idea from CyberGhost!

As you surely know by now, we really, strongly support and fight for online privacy, security, and freedom. We say it on our website, our CEO Robert Knapp never misses a chance to say it during interviews, and everything we do is based on our belief that online privacy is a basic human right not[…]

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DNS hijacking & IPv6 leakage: What do they mean and is CyberGhost affected?

In this article, you will see that CyberGhost VPN passed the DNS hijacking & the IPv6 leakage tests with flying colours, showing once again that it reliably protects its users’ privacy and anonymity.

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A Big Step for Privacy: Citizenfour Wins at Oscars for Best Documentary

Director Laura Poitras accepted the award with Glenn Greenwald and Lindsay Mills, Snowden’s girlfriend  CITIZENFOUR, Laura Poitras’ documentary about Edward Snowden’s revelations on the mass surveillance programs of the NSA has won last Sunday at the ceremony the Oscar for Best Documentary. This will bring a lot of media to the documentary, and hopefully more and more[…]

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WebRTC Leak: Are you affected?

A lot of fuss for little trouble: Browser video chat renders VPN worthless, it says. Or: Firefox and Chrome reveal original IP address. Or: Deanonymisation via WebRTC. However: Turns out, very few are affected, because the vast majority operates behind a router and it is shielded by default – and even those, who actually are affected,[…]

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Fake Leak: No, CyberGhost has NOT been hacked

Contrary to the claims of an unknown hacker group, initially issuing themselves as Anonymous hacker, no credit card information has been stolen from CyberGhost’s servers and published. The reason is obvious: CyberGhost itself handles no payments and therefore has no access to credentials or has any infrastructure to save it. Accordingly, the published list only contains a rather lame collection of expired serial numbers from past promotions …

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5 Tips For Preserving Your Online Privacy While Traveling for Holidays

It’s the season to be jolly! And travel. A lot. Right now, most of you are probably making plans to escape the concrete jungle and head on to a city break somewhere quieter or to go see your family and friends. However, there are a few important measures you should take in order to fully[…]

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Encryption – A Guide for Everyone

Did you know that even the great Caesar used a cipher to hide his military correspondence between 100 – 44 B.C?  The key in this case was simply to shift to the right by three. Encryption is not a new concept but it keeps getting more and more complex and useful. We thought that a guide to encryption[…]

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