Download SurfShark WireGuard configuration files Log in to your SurfShark account. Under the VPN section, click on the Manual setup link. Choose the WireGuard protocol. Click on I don’t have a key pair. Enter a name for your new key pair and click Next. Click Generate a new key pair. Click Choose a location. Download […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Download Provon VPN WireGuard configuration files Log in to your Proton VPN account. Click the Downloads link. Scroll down to the WireGuard configuration section. Click on the Create button under the section Select a server to connect to. Click on the Download button and save the file to your computer. Create a Proton VPN WireGuard […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is not your normal DNS or WebRTC leak. It is observed that preexisting network connections keep communicating outside the VPN tunnel long after the VPN connection is established. It looked like the iOS leak reported earlier, but this one is more of a VPN client problem than an OS level problem. The challenge with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you don’t have a public IP address from your ISP, but still want to access your home network from the outside, you may need to set up port forwarding using a VPN connection. With this setup, the VPN server will provide the public IP address you need, and the VPN connection will carry the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Many VPN apps come with a “kill switch”, which turns off your Internet connectivity when the VPN connection is lost. Without a kill switch, you might be falsely thinking that you’re protected by a VPN, while the VPN connection is down and your connection is switched back to the ISP. But how do you know […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
If you did some search on this topic, you are probably confused. Most articles on this topic confuse readers rather than helping them. Why you need a VPN server at home First of all, let’s make it clear that there’s only one reason to set up a VPN server at home: you want to access […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
TL;DR: the pcWRT router naturally protects you from the 6 leak scenarios listed below (i.e., no extra work needed). But if you’re using another VPN solution, read on. 1. DNS Leak DNS Leak is the most common type of leak when you are connected to a VPN. Even after your VPN is successfully connected, there’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
What’s your location? A post on Reddit reported that Google continues to display his actual address despite him using a VPN, turning off WiFi and blocking Geolocation. He even tried fresh installations. Intrigued by the post, I did the tests described here to understand the behavior. To eliminate the possibility of tracking by cookies, I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There are many situations where a home VPN server may be useful. First of all, it allows you to securely access your home network remotely. And if you have a network wide ad blocker at home, you can still use it while you are away, by tunneling your device back to the home network. You […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There are situations where you want to bypass your VPN for certain web sites or apps. For example, you might want to pass all traffic from some devices through VPN, except for when those devices visit streaming web sites such as Netflix, Hulu etc. Some VPN clients give you the ability to choose which apps […]Continue Reading... No Comments.