Are at-home DNA tests worth the privacy risks?

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I admit I’ve always been intrigued by DNA testing kits. My family lineage is complex, spanning a range of cultures and geographic regions, so...
Facilities and services of a smart city

What are smart cities?

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Can filmmaking be the future of VR?

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Mozilla and ExpressVPN announce partnership to provide VPN services

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We’re delighted to announce that ExpressVPN is partnering with Mozilla on building a more private and secure internet experience. Mozilla has long been a...
Facilities and services of a smart city

What are smart cities?

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The words “smart city” are practically a foolproof conversation starter these days. Around the world, cities are implementing IoT devices, sensors, and other components...
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As we rush toward convenience, say so long to privacy

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We’re all guilty of the same thing. In our rush to download and install apps, we carelessly breeze through all the necessary permissions without even...
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3 things activists can do to strengthen their privacy and security

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Plummeting press freedoms, stifled internet access, attempts to subvert encryption, and plenty of other indicators point to a budding reality: Government institutions are getting...

ExpressVPN and HP provide VPN protection to PC users

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We’re thrilled to announce that ExpressVPN is working with HP to help its users stay private and secure online. VPNs are indispensable tools for...
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6 of the biggest crypto heists of all time

5 min read
When you store your money in a traditional bank, you do so because you have few other options. Of course, it’s possible to sidestep...
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6 massive government data breaches

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We’re constantly hearing about data breaches lately⁠—and it’s no wonder, given that 5 billion personal records were exposed last year. While the majority of...
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Why you can’t judge a VPN by its server count

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When it comes to choosing a VPN company, there are many things you'll want to take into account, such as do they provide good...
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ExpressVPN leak testing tools

6 min read
The ExpressVPN Leak Testing Tools are an extensible suite of Python tools designed for both manual and automated leak testing of VPN applications. Developed by...
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How ExpressVPN keeps its web servers patched and secure

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This article explains ExpressVPN’s approach to security patch management for the infrastructure running the ExpressVPN website (not the VPN servers). In general, our approach...
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Opt out of a face scan at the airport? Easier said than done.

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Air travel is stressful—from finding the best flight prices to lining up for what feels like hours to get through airport security before finally...
A regular man, except with a devil's tale, walks along with a telephone.

Instead of freeing us, the internet is making us conform

4 min read
The fact that we’re far less likely to engage in deviant behavior if we think we’re being watched isn’t a new discovery. In 2012, a...
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Is your car spying on you?

3 min read
Unlike many other devices, cars are not prefixed with the word smart. Even if they’re connected to the internet—and have the ability to collect...

ExpressVPN rolls out apps and browser extensions in over a dozen languages

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Online privacy and security are fundamental rights no matter what language you speak. That’s why ExpressVPN is proud to say we now offer our apps...

Now on ExpressVPN: Connect 5 devices simultaneously

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You asked for more, and we heard you. ExpressVPN is excited to announce that we’re changing our multiple-device policy to allow five simultaneous connections...
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The all-new ExpressVPN browser extension is here!

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For older versions of the ExpressVPN browser extension, click here. Incredible news! We’ve given the ExpressVPN browser extension a complete overhaul! Letting you remotely control the...