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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 06:20 PM

Why a proxy server can't protect you like a VPN can

VPNs provide a lot more protection than proxy servers, even for those who just want to hide their IP addresses. Here's why you should use a VPN instead.
David Gewirtz

By David Gewirtz for DIY-IT | October 9, 2017 -- 14:33 GMT (15:33 BST) | Topic: Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity

 A reader recently sent me this question: Why do I need a VPN? Isn't a proxy server good enough? I've written a number of articles on VPNs, as well as CNET's directory of the best VPN services, and so I get lots of interesting questions. Over time, I'll try to answer most of them. This week, we're looking at why a proxy server can't protect you like a VPN can.

See the full article:
http://www.zdnet.com...like-a-vpn-can/