Think your search history is private? Think again. Every site you visit, every Google search query you ever type is recorded, logged, and stored in some virtual cloud. In fact, courts have even begun using a person’s internet search history as evidence. Imagine every mundane search you ever typed being exposed. It’s possible, which is probably one of the main reasons why more people have begun using VPN.
A VPN is a virtual private network. They work by encrypting your internet connection and hiding your real IP address. When you connect to a virtual private network server, you’re able to browse the internet as if you were in a different location. Unfortunately, not all VPNs were created equal. While some help encrypt your connection, others actually sell your browsing data.
Not sure how to tell if a VPN is legitimate? Start by asking these three simple questions.