TorGuard vs PIA – Which is the Better VPN Service to Use?

TorGuard and PIA VPN are two of my favorite providers in the industry, which is saying something, because I feel like I’ve tested them all. However, these two services are extremely different, especially considering which types of customers they appeal to and how the structure their services. You should know that TorGuard is based out… Read More »

Spybot vs Malwarebytes – Which Antimalware Wins?

How well do you know antivirus and antimalware providers? If you’re like most people, you’ve likely heard some of the big names in the industry, like Norton, AVG, Spybot, and Malwarebytes. However, if you’re like most people, you have no idea which provider will actually protect your system and which provider might accidentally let one… Read More »

VPN vs SmartDNS and Proxies – What’s the Better Option?

Technology is anything but simple, and there are a lot of services that try to compete with the vast array of benefits that VPN tunnel provide. Most typically, your average user only becomes aware of proxy servers, SmartDNS, and VPN tunnels when they want to access restricted content – and there are a variety of… Read More »

Top 5 SSL Certificates for Webmasters

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is an integral part of the Internet, and it’s used to create a secure, encrypted tunnel between to remote endpoints – which are usually a web browser and and web server. Sometimes, however, it is used between different endpoints, such as a mail server and a mail client. SSL helps keep… Read More »

How to Watch BBC iPlayer Outside the UK

The BBC iPlayer is loved by millions, but there are some unfortunate restrictions that can be a real pain the rear and prevent you from viewing your favorite content. If you’ve recently tried accessing iPlayer from abroad for the first time, you’ve likely been presented with the irksome warning message that reads, “BBC iPlayer only… Read More »

Tor vs VPNs – When is it Best to Use One Over the Other?

By now even nontechnical and casual web surfers have heard of Tor, whether or not they fully understand what it does. Tor is an online privacy mechanism that promises to protect the anonymity of their users. Or that’s the goal, anyway. Many of you may have heard that the FBI had hacked their network in… Read More »

Comparing Bitdefender vs ESET – Which is Best for You?

When the Internet was still young, viruses weren’t as common as they were today. To be fair, computers weren’t all that sophisticated, and there weren’t nearly as many attack-vectors for hackers to try to crack. These days, however, our computers, laptops, and mobile devices run millions (if not billions) of lines of code. Despite advancements… Read More »

The Best Linux Antivirus Software for 2017

As the story goes, Linux was invented in 1991 by Linus Torvalds, which spawned a veritable computer revolution. Instead of having to rely on the most popular software manufacturers at the time, namely Apple and Microsoft, users could take advantage of free and open source software. At that time, the GNU lice sense was still… Read More »