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Our specialists share their knowledge about best practices of using VPN and Smart DNS. They write about how useful these services can be and what you can use them for.

What is Packet Sniffing (Quick & Simple Guide)

Keep hearing about packet sniffing, and don’t know what it is?

It’s a topic you’ll hear more and more about in the near future, so it’s a good thing you decided to learn about it right now. We’ll do our best to make this topic as simple to understand as possible in this quick guide.

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Can Hotels See What Websites I Visit?

WiFi access is the standard in any hotel you stay in nowadays. We got to the point where we expect to be able to browse the web no matter where we are in the world, so this perk is non-negotiable when traveling for most people.

But since it’s so vital, you can’t help but wonder – what about our privacy? Can hotels see what websites I visit? Or is that information hidden from their network admins?

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Is IP Grabbing Illegal? (All Questions Answered)

Your IP address is how you communicate with the Internet. Without it, that wouldn’t be possible.

Since it’s so important, you have to wonder – is IP grabbing illegal? Is it illegal to track an IP address?

We’ll answer those questions (and more) in this quick five-minute article.

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How to Hide Browsing from Employers

It’s very easy to get distracted at work nowadays, what with any information, social interaction, and entertainment literally at our fingertips. So it’s only natural that most people take a quick five-minute break every once in a while to browse their favorite website.

There’s just one problem with that – how do you hide browsing from employers? The last thing you want is getting in trouble for responding to a message on Facebook.

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Can a WiFi Owner See What Sites I Visit?

WiFi is extremely convenient and always there when you need it.

But at one point or another, you probably asked yourself: “Can a WiFi owner see what sites I visit?

You probably won’t like the answer to that. Here’s all you need to know:

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How Do I Check My Torrent IP?

Using a VPN or configuring a proxy on your torrent client are great ways to hide your torrenting traffic. But if you don’t perform a torrent IP check, you might be in trouble.

“Wait – what is a torrent IP, and why do I need to check my torrent IP?”

We’ll cover all of that in this article, so keep reading. Don’t worry – we’ll make things as simple to understand as possible.

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