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What are the online security matters that I should worry about?




A few things to seriously worry about when going online are:

·Do you rely on AntiVirus as your main form of security?

·Do you use WiFi/ Public HotSpots without encryption security?

·Do you use your Credit Card online without some form of encryption security?

·Do you use HTTPS for online banking but without any other security?

·Do you send out files, emails or access resources that contain your personal information over the Internet without securing the link between your computer or mobile device and the final destination?

·Do you stream or download videos and free content from p2p sources without encryption security?

This list, however, is just a few of the things that are really important. If you are doing all or any of the above, you have to consider VPN4ALL as you are at high risk to be a victim of personal data theft, Credit Card theft or ID fraud.

Without VPN4ALL internet protection, standard standalone firewalls and AntiVirus are ineffective as witnessed by millions of ID fraud victims every year. Currently your data in transit over the internet is completely vulnerable to theft and manipulation. But ID theft cannot take place if your data cannot be tampered with. VPN4ALL's military grade encryption and encapsulation means just that - your data in transit over the internet will not be tampered with.

There are 2 risks that all computers and data are exposed to when connected to the internet. The first risk is to the hardware itself and to theft of data from that hardware. The second risk is to your data and your local IP address that are exposed when information leaves your computer and passes over the internet. These are two separate risks.

Standard first layer AntiVirus and firewalls are 85% effective against the first risk only - hardware risks (but are virtually ineffective against risks when your data is out of your computer and on the internet). So your hardware is exposed to the first risk 15% of the time. With our all-in-one protection, you have a second layer of AV, Anti Phishing, Firewall and Anti-Spam which stops attacks at our servers and not at your PC. So assume that 85% of the risks are stopped at our servers and only 15% gets through. Your PC/hardware only has to deal with that 15% and not 100% of incoming attacks. Your PC's risk exposure is then cut down to 2.25% which your AntiVirus on your PC can handle.

With regard to the second risk of your data's vulnerability on the internet, the risk of attack is over 50%. At each router or WiFi you risk that your data is manipulated or stolen, even when on a supposedly secure SSL/HTTPS connection (because hackers steal and forge SSL certificates). Our secure VPN4ALL solution encapsulated and insulates the data, encrypts it so that no one, not hackers nor government agencies can see or read your data as it passes over the Internet.

Without VPN4ALL's all-in-one protection, your overall combined Internet and hardware risk is 65%, with 50% of that risk on the Internet. Our all-in-one solution stops viruses, malware and online cyber-crime before they ever enter your system or attack your data. Even if you were to only use VPN4ALL's VPN service, your risk of attack by the second risk (exposure of your data on the internet) would be down to 0%.

VPN4ALL is the first company to provide comprehensive Anti Virus, Anti Phishing, Firewall and Anti-Spam protection included in a Virtual Private Network (VPN) configuration outside of corporate intranets. Our all-in-one complete protection assures consumers and businesses that malware and cyber crime threats never reach your computer or compromise your data.

 

Is the information incorrect or does it contradict what we say somewhere else at the site? These FAQs are a work in progress and unfortunately as a result our product updates and network changes we can't always get it right instantly in all the FAQs. Please let us know if you see something incorrect and we'll do everything we can to straighten out the misleading bits and pieces! None of these FAQs answer your question? Search our Knowledgebase or Ask Support.

 



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