Whether using the free wifi at the local cafe or traveling abroad, a VPN can help protect your computer from those hoping to violate your privacy or access your data. A VPN, or virtual private network, is a technology that establishes a secure tunnel between two or more devices.

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Use: Whenever you're connected to the internet. Most importantly when on any public wifi.

Proton VPN -


Unlike other VPN services, ProtonVPN is designed with security as the main focus, drawing upon the lessons we have learned from working with journalists and activists in the field.


Mullvad -

60 € / year

Mullvad's service helps keep users' online activity, identity, and location private. Mullvad circumvents censorship and thwarts eavesdropping from Wi-Fi hackers to local-government mass surveillance. They keep no activity logs and require no personal information.



$60 / year

IVPN is a leading VPN provider based in Gibaltar and featuring 77 servers in 31 countries. They offer a 3-day free trial and offer both mobile and desktop clients.


AzireVPN -

$60 / year

Privacy-minded VPN service providing different secure, modern and robust tunnels such as WireGuard and OpenVPN, along with SOCKS5 proxies, DNS servers and IPv6 connectivity in carefully chosen locations.