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What are the moral issues with internet privacy?

4 min read
The difference between right and wrong is rarely black and white. When it comes to the big moral issues around internet privacy—from government surveillance...
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Mozilla and ExpressVPN announce partnership to provide VPN services

1 min read
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...
An illustration of a globe with horns and a halo.

What are the moral issues with internet privacy?

4 min read
The difference between right and wrong is rarely black and white. When it comes to the big moral issues around internet privacy—from government surveillance...
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How plausible deniability can protect your data

3 min read
Plausible deniability allows individuals to claim they had no involvement in an action taken by others (or, in some cases, themselves). For example, though you...
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Is internet privacy a lost cause?

4 min read
Most people think of privacy as a fundamental right. The right to have a personal conversation without someone listening, the right to keep your...
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Is someone watching you right now?

2 min read
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An introduction to threat modeling

3 min read
If you are always worried about your ISP, corporations, and the government spying on you, maybe it’s time to complete an exercise called threat...
The Mozilla and ExpressVPN logos sit side by side, in partnership.

Mozilla and ExpressVPN announce partnership to provide VPN services

1 min read
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...
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ExpressVPN’s Cyber Security GIF-away: All the winners!

1 min read
You tweeted, liked, and retweeted, and the results for this year’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) contest are in! Thank you to everyone who...
ExpressVPN server rises from the ashes.

How ExpressVPN keeps its web servers patched and secure

8 min read
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...
What is a DNS leak?

What are DNS leaks?

2 min read
In a previous blog, we talked about what DNS is, how it works, and why it can give away more information than you might...
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ExpressVPN security updates to protect systems from Spectre and Meltdown

1 min read
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...
What does DNS mean?

How does DNS work?

3 min read
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ExpressVPN survey: Most Americans distrust voting systems, news and social media

2 min read
Results from an ExpressVPN survey conducted in October 2018 show that Americans have lost faith in both news media and social media in the...
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Why encryption is vital in free societies

4 min read
In 2011, the United Nations declared internet access a universal human right. That was a necessary step forward for digital freedom, but it’s far from...
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Facial swapping software is now open-source

2 min read
Developed by experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NVIDIA, vid2vid technology allows anybody to swap the surface images of objects in a...
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ExpressVPN for Mac: Latest updates and software upgrades

8 min read
For older versions of ExpressVPN for Mac click here Hello, Mac users! Are you ready for an ExpressVPN upgrade? Then you are in luck! The...
Get the ExpressVPN Cyber Monday 2018 deal

ExpressVPN Black Friday discount

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As seasoned shoppers around the world know, there's no better time for bargains than the end of November, with its double-whammy of discount days, Black...
ExpressVPN's new app for Android.

ExpressVPN Android app: Latest updates and software upgrades

13 min read
For older versions of ExpressVPN for Android click here Notice anything different, Android users? A totally re-engineered and re-imagined ExpressVPN app is here, and, without...