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    Does VPN really protect my online identity?

    by kistent2014 ·

    I know online privacy is hard and now I’m using PandaVPN. I wonder using this type of tool does really protect my net privacy? Even I don’t fill in or login anything, my IP is untrackable and invisible to the government, site owner, or some other parties?

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    • #3938878

      Re: VPN

      by kees_b ·

      In reply to Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      – Your ISP knows that you use a VPN but doesn’t know the content.
      – The VPN provider knows all your communication if it isn’t https: , sftp: etcetera.
      – The sites you visit (like Facebook) know all about you except your IP-address and the location data derived from it.

    • #3938868

      No.

      by rproffitt ·

      In reply to Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      I’ve seen folk setup VPN then proceed to use Facebook and more. As to the IP in untrackable, that’s false as the VPN and governments can track such use.

      I see little reason to supply links about this but privacy is blown the moment you use email, Facebook and what else?

    • #3949288

      Yes it does

      by old molases ·

      In reply to Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      A VPN can hide your online identity by masking your IP address. It encrypts your location and the data you send and receive, helping protect your personal identifiable information (PII). This data can come in the form of your bank information, as well as Social Security and driver’s license numbers.
      But this is not for freemiums, only paid ones can help you achieve it.

    • #3952144

      Reply To: Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      by tiffanyfousel ·

      In reply to Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      Browser VPN hides your activity and identity from hackers, businesses, government agencies, and other third-parties. With a secure browser connection to the internet, your data and IP address are hidden by a type of virtual tunnel. This keeps others from monitoring or tracking what you do online.

    • #3955294

      Reply To: Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      by tiffanyfousel ·

      In reply to Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      Updated:Even though they protect your IP and encrypt your internet history, they do more than that (here to find outmore). To download compromising documents or visit phishing sites, those technologies cannot protect you from malicious software.

    • #3958609

      Reply To: Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      by bitterhippies0k ·

      In reply to Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      I plan to use a VPN but it just seems like a simple process that in turn protects your entire rig? Correct me if I’m wrong.

      What is the extent that the combo will protect you from? Malware? Spying? Etc.

    • #3973286

      Protect Iphones

      by iwowochisom ·

      In reply to Does VPN really protect my online identity?

      I find this article quite interesting about protecting your iPhones
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