What is a VPN

What is a VPN?

VPN stands for “Virtual Private Network”. You connect to the VPNs server which reroutes your internet activities. The server can mask your IP or make it appear as if you are located in a different location.

 

VPN’s have changed over the few years, VPNs were intended for firms and big businesses. By having a VPN located within the company, employees could remotely access the company’s server. VPNs were later developed to hide a user’s true online identity.

 

Nowadays, VPNs are known for their abilities to protect and secure a user’s identity and information. With the dramatic increase of online censorship, VPNs have become widely popular.

 

Do you need a VPN?