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The Best Bittorent Clients for P2P Downloading

Not all BitTorrent applications are equal in the P2P world. As with all things in life, some are stronger than others overall, and some are better suited to your particular needs. The thing that they all have in common is that they can’t hide your activity if you’re doing illegal downloads. If you are, I’d ask that you read our guide to the best VPNs for torrenting first.

Now that you’re protected, let’s look at the best tools for file sharing and P2P downloading. Don’t get the act of using a BitTorrent client confused via brand name association with the program Bittorent, or the very popular Utorrent. There are other options out there!
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What is a DMCA Notice, and What Can You Do?

If you have been sent a DMCA notice by your ISP, it can be a bit unnerving. You’ve likely been accused of illegal downloading of copyrighted material, and when DMCA notices start showing up at your home it can make things REAL in a hurry.

While I’m in no way qualified to give you legal advice at this point if you have a DMCA notice, I can educate you about them and help you not get another. IF you’re sitting at your computer right now saying “HELP! I got a DMCA notice!!!” Read on and I’ll help you out.
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How you Can Protect Yourself from Hackers and Online Threats

Hackers are becoming a bigger problem all the time as they keep on finding new ways to steal information, money, and online identities. This can be attributed to average internet users not knowing how to protect themselves, or thinking that there’s nothing they can do with all the endless stories on the latest hacks.

You can protect yourself from hackers and online threats easier than you think. You won’t need elite levels of computer knowledge and, better yet, you don’t have to wear an earring like Hugh Jackman’s hacker character in Swordfish.
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Best VPN Software: The Top 5 Reviewed

With VPNs being a foreign concept to many average Internet users, finding the best VPN software can make all the difference. Ease of use, with advanced features, makes for a better experience with your chosen VPN.

The problem, of course, is you’ll never know how well the software works until you purchase a VPN package! Fortunately for you, reviewing VPNs is what we’re all about here at BVP! We’ve tested dozens of VPNs, including their software, and this is the top 5 best VPN software packages that we’ve come across.Read More »Best VPN Software: The Top 5 Reviewed

What does VPN Mean?

If you’ve ever been cruising the Internet and asked ‘What does VPN mean,’ you have come to the right website to find an answer! Here at Best VPN Providers we’re all about helping you learn about the best VPNs available, and about VPN technology.

To get the easy answer out of the way, VPN is an acronym which means:

  • Virtual
  • Private
  • Network

That’s what it ‘means,’ but what does virtual private network mean? That’s a bit more complicated!Read More »What does VPN Mean?

What is a VPN connection?

With all of the focus on online privacy, Internet censorship, and the NSA snooping, more and more people are looking into VPNs as a privacy tool. But what is a VPN connection? Read this quick article to find out what a VPN connection is, and why you should use one thanks to all of the things it can do for you.

What is a VPN connection?

The acronym VPN stands for Virtual Private Network (more acronyms and phrases). What it does is allow you to open a secure connection over someone else’s network to the Internet. Instead of connecting directly to the Internet from your computer you instead connect to the VPN and then to the Internet.Read More »What is a VPN connection?

How Internet Encryption Works – The Basics

Everyone, no matter who they are, needs encryption online. It’s not for ‘the bad guys,’ it’s for the good people who are looking to protect their information and keep it private. This can include your banking details, work information, and your personal email. You have the right to privacy, and encryption is how you get it online.

If you want to learn how Internet encryption works, in the most basic form, read on to see how it started, where it is today, and learn a basic understanding of how it functions today.Read More »How Internet Encryption Works – The Basics

iPad Security: Protect your Mobile Device and Information

Taking care of your iPad means looking into iPad security tools, tactics, and apps. While you may feel that the things on your iPad are worthless, this doesn’t mean that someone won’t still try and hack your iPad.

If you’re hacked this could result in the loss of passwords, banking information, personal data, and your device no longer working. Why risk it when these iPad security tools and tips are so easy to follow? Keep reading and learn how to protect your iPad!Read More »iPad Security: Protect your Mobile Device and Information

Overview: New IPVanish MAC OSX App for 10.10+

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IPVanish have earned the top spot in our best VPN providers list this year for a reason. There are many great VPN providers out there, but none of them seem to continue working as hard as IPVanish does. Their already easy to use and very well functioning app for OSX earned the top spot on our Best VPN provider list. The new IPVanish MAC OSX app, for Mac users with 10.10. installed, has only bettered their stock.

If this is a hint as to what is to come from IPVanish in the future, with a possible rollout to other Mac OS in the future, we may have to invent a new number to talk about how we feel about IPVanish here at BVP.Read More »Overview: New IPVanish MAC OSX App for 10.10+