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ExpressVPN security updates to protect systems from Spectre and Meltdown

What are Spectre and Meltdown? Last week, two major security flaws, dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, were discovered in the CPUs of virtually all computing devices...
Preventing DNS Leaks When Switching Network Interfaces

Technical Overview: Preventing DNS Leaks When Switching Network Interfaces

To effectively offer a user privacy and security, a VPN application must ensure that a user’s DNS requests remain private for the entire duration...
What does DNS mean?

What is DNS?

The Domain Name System (DNS) acts as the phone directory of the Internet. Instead of phone numbers, computers communicate using numeric addresses called IP...
How ExpressVPN utilizes Ansible

How to use Ansible Variables and Vaults

How we use Ansible at ExpressVPN Ansible documentation What CAN you use Ansible Vault files for? Best practice: How to use Ansible Vault...
See your IP address.

How IP checkers work and why they’re sometimes wrong

Your IP address makes it possible for websites to "see" your location. But the truth is, GeoIP (IP location) isn’t that smart. We've all seen...
What is the Sweet 32 problem?

Sweet 32 exploits the birthday problem but ExpressVPN won’t be at the party

A recent vulnerability, dubbed Sweet 32 after the common phrase for a 16th birthday (Sweet 16), has some scratching heads due to its reliance...

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