Category: VyprVPN

China Expands Censorship, Blocks WhatsApp Messaging App

Censorship in China has increased yet again, with news this week the country is now blocking access to popular messaging service WhatsApp. This move comes in advance of next month’s Communist Party Congress. As reported by the New York Times, China disabled WhatsApp entirely, whereas previously only video chats and photo/file sharing on WhatsApp had […]

A Brief History of VPNs

1 in 4 people use a VPN in countries around the world. Their motivations vary, from a desire for privacy and security, to overcoming censorship, to improving streaming experience. But what is a VPN, and how did it come about? We’ve taken a brief look at the history of this technology to provide a picture […]

VyprVPN Alipay Payment Method

We’re excited to announce we’re expanding our payment method offerings, enabling VyprVPN users to pay in more ways from more countries around the world! The first new payment method we’re offering is Alipay, a digital wallet most often used in China. With this update, VyprVPN users can now pay for their VyprVPN subscription with Alipay. […]

Egypt Increases Censorship, Blocks VoIP Services

When you’re online you want to browse, stream and download at maximum speed and without interruption. Yet all too often you find your Internet connection is slow. It’s not the speed you want, nor what you’ve signed up and paid for. A look at streaming speeds around the world reveals that speeds for video services, […]

Delete Your Browsing History

Internet browsers are so much a part of our lives, most of us don’t think twice about using them whenever we are searching online. While browsers are an extremely helpful tool, they also come along with risks. Aside from enabling you to quickly and easily find information online, browsers also collect a great deal of […]

Public Wi-Fi: Think Before You Connect

News broke this morning that Twitter is blocked in Turkey today. The block was enacted in response to a terror attack that took place Monday, as the government hopes to stop Twitter users from rallying support for protests in the wake of the event. This is not the first time social media has been blocked […]

Freedom on the Net 2015

We’re excited to announce our partnership with Protonet’s Free Your Data – a political crowd campaign to help people take back their data from the tracking, collection and selling of user data that’s so prevalent online. Free Your Data believes your data is your “digital identity,” and it should remain yours. They’ve created a petition […]

Top 3 Reasons to Use a VPN

There are lots of reasons to use a VPN to encrypt your Internet connection. Here are Golden Frog’s top 3! 1. No one likes a snoop VPNs protect your privacy and prevent ISPs from monitoring and controlling your online communications and browsing activity. 2. What happens in your email, should stay in your email VPNs […]

Server Issues for VyprVPN Customers in China

Late last week, TorrentFreak reported that Netflix is cracking down on VPN users. They claimed Netflix was bowing to pressure from the movie studios and trying to curb instances of people around the world using a VPN to access Netflix content that is only available in the USA. Many journalists saw the TorrentFreak article and […]

The Open Internet – Make Your Voice Heard

Earlier this month, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) released its long-awaited report on the National Security Agency’s surveillance of Internet and telephone communications under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008. This is the independent executive branch agency’s second report on NSA surveillance, following a January report by the board […]

Encrypted, Zero-Logging DNS

We are excited to launch VyprDNS, our encrypted, zero-logging DNS available exclusively with VyprVPN. We developed VyprDNS to increase privacy for VyprVPN users and to defeat censorship across the world. What is DNS and how does it affect you? A DNS server translates hostnames (such as into a computer readable IP address ( so […]

Automatic Connect on Wi-Fi

As Tablets Become Mainstream Mobile Business Tools, VyprVPN Provides iPad Users with Secure and Private access to the Internet MEGGEN, Switzerland – April 1, 2014 – Golden Frog, a global privacy company, today released a new VyprVPN app specifically for the iPad. As the use of tablets as mobile computing devices has grown dramatically, they […]

VPN security to protect iPads and iPhones from new security flaw

Golden Frog Announces VyprVPN for Business Free Trial for Organizations That Want to Keep Confidential Data Secure and Online Communications Private The Extended Free Trial Gives Companies an Opportunity to Test Speed, Reliability and Ease-of-Use in their Real-World Business Environment MEGGEN, Switzerland, February 25, 2014 – Golden Frog, a global privacy company, announced today that […]

How We Choose VyprVPN’s Server Locations

We have recently been asked by several of our customers to explain what a “server location” is and how we operate them. VyprVPN Server Locations At VyprVPN we have over 70 server locations worldwide. Each server location provides IPs that are geo-located to the city listed, which is accomplished using either a physical server housed […]

New VPN Technology Claims to Thwart Great Firewall of China

Available via the Company’s VyprVPN service, Chameleon Defeats VPN Blocking and Gives Users Access to a Fast, Unrestricted Internet MEGGEN, Switzerland, – January 28, 2014 – Golden Frog, a global privacy and security software and applications company, today announced a new, proprietary VPN technology designed to mask Internet traffic to defeat VPN blocking in restrictive […]