(Free) Virtual Private Networks At Your Service
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In the light of the six-strikes system kicking in on US soil, we’ve decided to offer you a list of the best free VPN services out there. Also, if you want to know more about the hows and whats of a Virtual Private Network, feel free to check our article on the subject.
A free service that allows you to securely browse the internet behind a faux IP address. ProXPN is also available for mobile devices. You also have a choice of opting for a Premium Account (starting from $6.25 a month) and enable features such as unlimited VPN speeds, VPN Guard, and more.
Another trustworthy and easy to use VPN service is brought to you by TunnelBear. The application is available for PC, MAC, Android and iPhones/iPads. With a free account you benefit from 500MBs of free data per month. They also offer premium packages starting with $4.99 a month. The TunnelBear team is made of professionals with serious background into developing and managing applications.
With CyberGhost VPN service you benefit not just from anonymity, but also security. Every bit of data that leaves your computer is encoded. Furthermore, you can monitor the connection between your personal computer and the service’s servers. CyberGhost is free, but also offers neat packages that start with 29.99 Euros a year or 4.99 Euros a month.
Next in our list is a rather different kind of service in the sense that RiccoVPN is based on peer-to-peer. Although the service is free, you can upgrade to the Plus package for just 2 Euros a month. That’s quite a bargain. Amongst its various features we name data encryption, limitless bandwidth, and cookie management.
For those of you who have a taste for islands, ExpatShield offers UK IP addresses exclusively. On a more serious tone, ExpatShield protects you from prying eyes whether you use a local networks or if you’re at work or using a Wi-Fi Hotspot.
This ad-supported service is hiding your identity while also guarding the health of your computer. Their anti-malware database is including 3.5 million web domains, thus helping you keep those pesky bugs out. It’s available for Windows, Mac, Android-based devices, and iPhone.
Kiss your worries goodbye, because this Irish company is not messing about when it comes to online security. They offer a smart and simple service that needs no registration. All you have to do is to download their application and select from a hefty list of servers. The free package is offering IP addresses from Great Britain, US, France, and Germany.
Rated as the best service of this kind by VPNSP, IPVanish offers more than 3.500 IP addresses in 41 countries. According to the company’s claims, IPVanish offers the best speeds while browsing/downloading through a virtual private network. It supports OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP/IPSec protocols. Though the service is not free, their prices are fair if you consider the professional features behind it (starting from $10 per month or $78 a year).
If you know any other VPN service worth mentioning, don’t be shy and use the comment section.