Every month seems to bring more and more news around high-profile hacks and leaks, hitting everyone from government officials to giant corporations to Game of Thrones. Perhaps less talked about is the effect this can have on individuals like you and me, and the cyber crimes that hit innocent people every minute of every day. There's no doubt that internet security is a very pressing issue. The question you should ask yourself is: how can I protect myself from being the next victim?
One of the easiest and most effective ways to keep yourself safe online is by investing in a virtual private network (VPN). This baseline level of security is a must-have when surfing the web to keep your activity hidden from anyone trying to sniff your traffic: from your Internet Service Provider to hackers.
If you've done your research, you know there are dozens of VPN providers out there, but not all providers are equal. Some cheap or even free VPN options have track records of shady business practices such as keeping and selling logs of users' internet activity. That's why you should go with a VPN that has demonstrated a strong ethical and moral code of conduct, such as Disconnect.
On top of its VPN-providing capabilities, Disconnect keeps a stellar reputation as a consumer favorite because of its ability to increase browsing speeds by up to 44% and preserve battery life. Disconnect is able to provide this increased performance because of its built-in malware detection and tracker blocking functionality. Essentially, trackers are constantly requesting access to your devices and passing information with your knowledge—slowing down your internet and draining your battery. Disconnect stops this behind-the-scenes action so you not only browse safer, but faster.
If you care about your personal identity and worry about private information being stolen via the internet, Disconnect Premium is a great choice for protecting yourself.
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