A list of the most common passwords in 2019

Every time people need to create a new password, here comes the question: what password will keep me safe and unhacked? Traditionally, SplashData has announced the most-used passwords people have chosen in 2019. Let’s take a look at them. In order to prevent your accounts from hacking, strong passwords, that will be hard to guess […]

Russian hacker Maksim Yakubets wanted for cyber crime’s activity

Russian citizen Maksim Yakubets, aged 32, has been accused of distributing banking malware, that helped him steal more than $100 million from 300 banks in 40 countries. Russian hacker is also known for leading cybercriminal network “Evil Corp” and a $5 million reward is waiting for any information that will help to capture Yakubets. How […]

How to recognize that your phone has been hacked

Not only your PC can be hacked these days, but your phone as well. Sometimes phones contain as much personal information as the computer itself. That’s why it makes a good target for hackers to get your data and sensitive information. Hello VPN has prepared some tips on avoiding the threat of being hacked. First […]

How to protect yourself from BEC attacks

BEC is a sophisticated way of phishing attacks, which does not include only email phishing, but tends to attack social media, mobile devices, etc. Cybercriminals go on targeting global companies with more advanced technologies than ever. How to recognize and protect yourself from BEC attacks? The definition of BEC BEC stands for Business Email Compromise. […]

How Can I Change my IP Address?

The “IP” shortening means Internet protocol. The “address” is a unique number of digits that connects to all your activity. To make it more simple, IP address is  the individual address that ensures: the information you requested is routed back to you! But what are the ways to change my IP address? The reasons WHY […]

What is phishing attack and its prevention

Phishing is a technique that is used by Internet criminals to steal information. As a cyber attack phishing uses email as a tool to make the recipient think the information they receive is real. The easiest way to prevent such attacks is to identify phishing among your daily correspondence. Recognize phishing Phishing attacks usually appear […]

How to avoid information leaking over public WIFI

We have been consistently warned about how insecure public WIFI is. But is it really that dangerous to connect to free WIFI in your favorite coffee shop? If so, how can your information be stolen? How to prevent it from happening? In this article we are going to unveil potential information security problems in public […]

How to access US Netflix via VPN

Netflix is one of the worldwide streaming platforms, that contains the biggest library of movies and TV Shows. But you must have noticed that certain movies are only available in certain countries. The point is that the library of shows and movies is different in every region. And according to statistics, US Netflix possesses 1/3 […]

How to be absolutely secure on the Web

TL;DR Internet can be your best friend in proving answers to all of your questions. But it can also give you wicked nightmares keeping in storage absolutely everything you browse on the Web. “How to be secure?”-You might ask. Just keep reading and you will find out. Keeping in mind that every single piece of […]