Author: David Schultz
Internet and Privacy Law | David Schultz is a Cyber Security Attorney based in Europe.
Netgear is a very popular brand of router that is used by millions of people worldwide. In fact, they manufacture some of the best VPN routers. Unlike Asus, however, Netgear routers do not support OpenVPN right out of the box. Without this OpenVPN support, Netgear routers cannot be used with NordVPN without some additional work being done first. Check If Your Netgear Router Supports DD-WRT If you have a Netgear router and want to use NordVPN with it, you may be able to depending on what type of Netgear router you have and whether you can “flash” it with DD-WRT ... Read more
Apple devices may be renowned for being inherently more secure than other devices, but that does not make them invincible. In fact, when it comes to the security of your privacy and personal data, you are no more secure as a user of Apple products than a user of Windows or Android products. Why Use a VPN on macOS and iOS? If you want to ensure your anonymity and privacy, the best and simplest way of doing this is by using a VPN. With one installed, you protect your personal data, IP address, and browsing activity, among other things, from ... Read more
NordVPN is a leading service that is trusted by millions of people around the world to protect them online (and offline too with NordLocker). There are lots and lots of reasons why this is the case and if you would like to learn more about NordVPN as a service, read our comprehensive review where we dive deep into their claims, the service’s features, and decide whether NordVPN is worth using. In this guide, we are going to cover the creation of a NordVPN account and how you can start using it yourself. We are using Windows 10 to do this, ... Read more
Your Android smartphone may be very different to your laptop or PC but that doesn’t mean you are safe from hackers or that you can’t be spied on. Meaning, you will have to take some precautions to protect your Android device. This is why it is always a good idea to subscribe to a good VPN service that natively supports Android smartphones (and other Android devices such as tablets, Amazon Fire TV Stick, and Kodi) to protect yourself while you are online. NordVPN is one of these services and if you want to learn why they are one of the ... Read more
NordVPN is packed full of features and specialized server types, one of which is known as “Double VPN” that provides you with a doubled level of security by encrypting your traffic twice. Double VPN isn’t something that many VPN providers offer, however, those that do proudly talk about it openly—and rightly so. What is Double VPN? And is it really all that important? As you may have guessed from the name, double VPN (sometimes called “multihop”) is a feature that sends your traffic through two different VPN servers as it travels from your device to the internet. By doing this, ... Read more
With NordVPN, it is easy to create your own manual OpenVPN connection by using the open-source OpenVPN application. By doing this, though, you do not use the NordVPN native Windows app. Sometimes, though, using the native NordVPN Windows app is not an ideal solution (even if it’s the best VPN). This can either be because users have had trouble setting up and using the native app itself or because the user is technically adept and prefers to configure things manually. Additionally, if you are configuring a VPN connection through your computer’s network settings or preferences, then you will need to ... Read more