Introducing the new Proton VPN Linux app

November 7th, 2023 in Proton News

For over two years, Proton VPN has been one of a very few VPN services to offer a full Linux app with a graphic user interface. After listening to our passionate and highly engaged community of Linux users, we’re now pleased to announce our all-new Linux app. Rebuilt from the ground up, the new Proton […]

What is a dedicated IP address and how can it help your business?

October 6th, 2023 in Proton News

A dedicated IP address is a fixed or static internet protocol (IP) address that’s guaranteed not to change for as long as you lease it. An lP address is a number that uniquely identifies every device that connects directly to the internet (where devices connect to the internet via a router/modem, for example, the IP […]

Why use a VPN for business?

August 23rd, 2023 in Proton News

These days, virtual private networks (VPNs) are most commonly associated with commercial consumer-facing VPN services, such as Proton VPN, that allow individuals to bypass censorship, access the internet privately, and “spoof” their geographic location.  However, VPNs were originally developed to let remote workers securely access corporate intranets as though they were physically connected to their […]

How to share a VPN connection from Windows or Linux

May 12th, 2023 in Proton News

Not all internet-capable devices can run VPN apps or have VPN functionality built in. This includes game consoles, including Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch, as well as many smart TV sets.  The easiest way to secure such devices using a VPN is to connect them to the internet via a VPN router. Learn more about […]

Can my VPN see my internet activity?

April 14th, 2023 in Proton News

A virtual private network (VPN) prevents your internet service provider (ISP) from seeing what you do online. However, in doing this, it takes over routing your internet connection to the websites you visit, so it can monitor what you do on the internet instead of your ISP. Unlike your ISP, protecting your privacy is a […]

What is an Internet Service Provider (ISP)?

March 24th, 2023 in Proton News

An internet service provider (ISP) is the company that connects you to the internet, resolves domain names, routes internet traffic, and is responsible for helping to maintain the network infrastructure that makes the internet possible.  The term includes mobile (cell phone) operators who provide mobile internet access over wireless cellular networks. ISPs often provide other […]

Five best torrent clients for your privacy 2023

February 20th, 2023 in Proton News

The peer-to-peer (P2P) BitTorrent protocol provides a highly efficient and decentralized way to share files over the internet. This is often referred to as “file sharing” or “torrenting”.  Learn more with our ultimate guide to torrenting To share files this way, you need torrent downloader software, usually referred to as a BitTorrent (or just torrent) […]

Ultimate guide to iPhone security

December 23rd, 2022 in Proton News

Your iPhone is a powerful computer that is likely a (if not the) primary way you access the internet. As such, it is vital to ensure your iPhone is secure, and that your privacy is protected. Fortunately, there are some easy steps you can take to “harden” your security settings and improve your privacy when […]

Do you need a VPN on your iPhone?

December 16th, 2022 in Proton News

Your iPhone is a full-fledged computer that’s almost always connected to the internet and capable of doing almost everything a desktop or laptop PC can do.  Unlike more traditional computers (including Android phones), iPhone users are somewhat restricted in what they can download, thanks to Apple’s “walled garden” ecosystem, which it tightly controls via the […]

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