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VPN for Internet Banking – Why Use it?

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Today on-line banking is used everyday by millions people around the world. How safe is it and do you need a VPN for on-line Banking.
One of the most popular question is:

“I wanted to know if I should use a VPN (virtual private network) to connect to my bank website. A service I came across claims that they will encrypt my connection, but I don’t know if they can be trusted or not. What do you think? “

This is a great question. Selecting a vpn provider for your needs you must be sure that you can trust them. This is very important when we are talking about Internet banking.

What is VPN and How It Works?

A VPN (virtual private network) is a secured tunnel that connects your device (computer, mobile phone, planshet) and another computer (a VPN server) somewhere else in the world. The connection between your computer and the VPN server is encrypted. The encryption guarantee your data safety. All your data passed with this secured channel is hidden from third parties.

Is your encryption secure?

Usually vpn providers offer 128 or 256-bit encryption. This means that all your data is coded and cannot be intercepted.

Should You Use a VPN when Connecting to Your Bank?

Generally speaking, if you are using reliable Internet connection, if your system is not infected with viruses or malware, your operating system is up to date with the latest security patches, and you’re using the latest web browser version of Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer, then connecting to your bank should be perfectly secure and nothing else needs to be done. Millions of people use on-line banking like that every day.

But in cases you are using unsafe Internet connection (like Wi-Fi) – using VPN is a necessity!

How can Using a VPN Service Backfire on You?

Under the vpn you get different IP address and you have to be ready to answer your bank security why your IP is changed. Bank checks everything to be sure that your bank account is not compromised. Online banking HAS TO BE SAFE..the bank should monitor your Computer IP location, EVERY TIME. Monitor ANY changes from ANY device that connects to it.

Whether or not you decide to use a VPN service depends only on your circumstances.

If you need a VPN service to simply anonymize your IP address – for example, to gain access to certain services (such as accessing content that would otherwise not be available to you due to geographical restrictions), then yes, a VPN service will help you.

From Sahrzad Blog: http://sahrzad.net/blog/safe-vpn-line-banking/

Security Risks in Mobile Networks: is VPN a solution?

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Without a doubt, the use of mobile networks is here to say. In fact, the design of mobile phones continues to get better as mobile phone manufacturers invest a lot just to be ahead in the competition. But whether we like it or not, there are a lot of security risks while you are enjoying the advantages of this latest communication technology.

So far, the biggest security risk in mobile networks is loss of privacy and stealing of personal information, especially when you are browsing the Internet in a public Wi-Fi zone. No matter how secure your operating software is, you are still not totally safe. Smartphones may have security features against robbers, but not against hackers and online thieves.

To give you a better idea, imagine exposing yourself in a crowd of total strangers such as train station or coffee shop. Once you visit a website or make an online transaction, it’s like telling them all your personal details. As compared to using broadband network, your data via Wi-Fi is being transferred via wireless connection. Everyone is using the same network.

The problem arises when a third party tries to intercept your data. And because the network system is not capable of detecting interceptors, your online activities are exposed. As an additional problem, you and everyone in that area don’t have any idea that your data can be stolen. This is why you should use a VPN (Virtual Private Network).

As the name suggests, VPN allows users to use a public network privately. It hides your real IP address by assigning a temporary IP address while you are using the network. But unlike other ways to browse the web anonymously, VPN traffic is highly encrypted. This means that no third party can easily intercept your data and you are now secured.

In case you are not yet aware, many business owners use VPN to protect their vital information. They allow their employees to access their data while working in remote areas using Wi-Fi. But if you also plan to use VPN, you should know which type of VPN is applicable for your needs. You don’t want to spend money for something you will not use.

And although you can use a free VPN, don’t expect the same quality of service you can get from the premium ones. First of all, free VPNs also need money to maintain their service and they get it via advertisements while you are using their service. You should not also expect a free VPN to have a stable and fast connection, as well as great customer service.

Again, the use of smartphone is now becoming a part of our daily lives.  It is also a necessity for faster communication and searching for information. On the other hand, online safety should not be taken for granted. So far, VPN is still the best way to secure your data. Just like the old saying goes, “Prevention is better than cure.”

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UAE: $68,000 fine for swearing in WhatsApp

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Are you always polite with your co-workers? If so you can be relaxed – this story cannot affect you. Rude words are present sometimes if your life? Be careful, especially if you are in the UAE.
One person who lives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could be fined $68,000 (£42,769) after he swore at his colleague on WhatsApp.

New federal cyber crime law implemented in the country recently says that people charged with online offences could be fined up to £42,769 or jailed. Tourists and foreigners living in UAE are not exceptions: they could be also deported in addition to being fined.

The Federal Supreme Court (FSC) overturned two lower court sentences which fined the man – whose identity has not been disclosed – AED3,000 (£514) after charging him with cybercrimes.

“FSC supported the prosecutor’s appeal and affirmed the need for enforcement of the law governing information technology crimes involving a AED250,000 fine and deportation from the country,” the court said.

According to court documents, the defendant was tried after a colleague complained to police that he had sworn in a message using “insulting” words and allegedly threatened him.

It is not clear what the exact message sent on WhatsApp was. However, the defendant has denied the charges.
Pate allegedly called his employer “backstabbers” and discouraged people from working for the organization. He faces up to five years in jail and a fine if found guilty.

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Many people ask us if it is safe to buy vpn from our website?
The short answer is YES! And below you can find out why.

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This site is tested and certified to be secure by the world’s largest dedicated security company. Make sure you’re browsing the safe web. Choose certified sites and stay safe online.

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