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    3 Surprising Little Ways VPNs Help You Save Big On Black Friday

    If you’re like most holiday shoppers, you’re probably planning to nab Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, big time. Unfortunately, the shopping frenzy makes the internet a hacker’s buffet—and you’re a snack.  Snack status aside, with the help of a trusty VPN you…

    The NordVPN Hack – 3 Ways VyprVPN Keeps Your Data Safe

    NordVPN suffered a data security breach in March 2018, admitting the hack yesterday—and NordVPN isn’t alone. Its report comes in the wake of similar hacks on TorGuard and VikingVPN. VPN users like you deserve privacy, internet freedom and the chance to protect yourself…

    Introducing VyprVPN 3.0

    Today we’re excited to announce a new look for our VPN apps. VyprVPN’s design has remained fairly unchanged for many years, and for good reason. While many have praised our easy-to-use apps, we felt it was time for a new look with some…

    The Future of Our Fight Against Chinese Censorship

    The recent efforts by the Chinese government to tighten control of the flow of information available into their country has motivated us to step up our own efforts so that we can better meet the challenge of circumventing their internet censorship attempts with…

    Russia Demands VPN Providers to Comply with Censorship; VyprVPN Refuses

    Censorship in Russia has been steadily rising in the past few years, most notably with the announcement in July 2017 when the initial VPN law was signed, and later took effect the following November.  Since that time, the VPN industry was waiting to…

      The European Union Proposes a Censorship Directive Disguised as Copyright Protection

      The future of the Internet in Europe and beyond has taken an interesting twist. Under the latest reform agreed upon by the EU, Google and Facebook will be forced to share revenue with content providers and to remove copyright-protected content on both YouTube…

        Hackers Hit Australian Government with Cyberattack Raising Questions About the Wisdom of Giving them Backchannels to Internet Encryption

        The Australian government recently fell victim to a cyberattack being blamed upon a “sophisticated state actor”. No specific foreign nation or rogue regime has been named, but the widely believed presumption is that it was China.  On account of the cyberattack, the networks…

        Our Commitment to China

        The quest for a free and open Internet is a never-ending fight in modern China. The Great Firewall has been tenacious and active against VPN providers in recent months, becoming more aggressive than ever as internal tensions have put the Chinese government on…

          Apple’s Response to Saudi App Controversy Indicates a Different Moral Standard for China

          In modern Saudi Arabia, an app that has been exploited (and partially designed) for a rather medieval purpose is currently available in the app stores of both Apple and Google. The Absher app is the official app of the Saudi Interior Ministry and…

            Stream the 2019 Oscars Live

            Hollywood’s biggest night is almost upon us as movie stars and famous people parade about in designer gowns and suits on the red carpet outside of the famed Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, California. It’s a true who’s who in the entertainment industry,…

            VyprVPN is the World’s First Publicly Audited No Log VPN Service

            Since our inception in 2009, Golden Frog has been dedicated to doing what’s right, with an unwavering commitment to the Internet.  We’re a small team on a mission: to provide people with better privacy, security, and Internet freedom. When we founded Golden Frog…

            Golden Frog's policy dictionary

            Golden Frog’s Policy Dictionary

            The Golden Frog policy dictionary outlines common terms used to describe the issues we care about – terms we reference all the time, but recognize not everyone is so familiar with. Below you will find terms for: Encryption, Open Internet, Censorship, Surveillance, Privacy. Encryption…

            Take Back Your Internet 2018

            SXSW 2018 Take Back Your Internet Event Recap

            This year, Golden Frog held our annual Take Back Your Internet panel and party with Giganews and Data Foundry on March 9th during the opening night of SXSW. Hosted at the Texas Public Policy Foundation a mere 352 yards from the Austin State Capitol,…

            Take Back Your Internet 2018

            Golden Frog’s Annual “Take Back Your Internet” Event at SXSW 2018

            Take Back Your Internet with Golden Frog! We’re back and hosting our annual event on March 9th during this year’s SXSW! In the past, we’ve discussed myths around online privacy and security, encryption, and the importance of an open Internet.  The Texas Public Policy Foundation is joining us in hosting…

            Watch the Winter Olympics online with VyprVPN

            Improve Your Streaming Experience: Watch the Winter Olympics With a VPN

            The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are coming up fast, so now is the time to plan how you’ll be watching this season’s games. The best way to stream the Olympic Games is with the help of a VPN, keep reading to find out…

            Introducing Outfox, an optimized gaming network.

            Introducing Outfox: An Optimized Gaming Network

            We’re excited to share that our newest product – Outfox – moved out of beta and was officially released! Outfox is an optimized gaming network that routes your traffic through our network to improve connection stability, decrease lag and lower ping. Outfox increases your speed and improves overall performance…

            5 Ways to Improve Your Travel Experience with VyprVPN

            5 Ways to Improve Your Travel Experience with VyprVPN

            Thinking of being adventurous and traveling somewhere exciting this summer? As June ramps up, the season of skyrocketing airfare and expensive hotels does too. As millions of people flock to various countries across the globe, it is crucial that we remember the importance…

            Pai point/counterpoint arguments against net neutrality

            FCC Chairman Co-Opts Term Open Internet to Advocate for Flawed System. Here’s What He Got Wrong

            You can’t have a discussion about the Internet in the United States these days without encountering the term “open Internet” or “net neutrality.” In the weeks since his appointment as Chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai has been working to rewrite Internet regulations –…

            FCC Blocks Regulations to Protect Consumer Internet Privacy

            Four things the FCC & FTC got wrong in their Washington Post Op-ed

            In case you missed it, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen co-authored a piece justifying their effort to eliminate consumer privacy online, and offered an explanation as to why this action is for the greater good. While it is comforting…

            Senate and House Block FCC's Privacy Regulations for ISPs

            Congress Kills ISP Privacy Regulations – It’s Time for Open Access

            There’s been a lot of buzz about last week’s Senate vote to block FCC regulations that protect consumer privacy regarding broadband Internet access – and the House just voted to block the rules as well. The vote will have implications for both consumer privacy…

            10 Myths Debunked

            I Am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 10 Myths Debunked

            We have noticed a disturbing trend in the VPN industry. More and more VPN providers are promising an “anonymous” or “no logging” VPN service while providing minimal, or zero, transparency about how they actually handle your data. These so called “anonymous” VPN providers…

            Increase Streaming Speeds VPN

            Your ISP is Slowing you Down. Defeat Throttling & Peering with a VPN

            When you’re online you want to browse, stream and download at maximum speed and without interruption. Yet all too often you find your Internet connection is slow. It’s not the speed you want, nor what you’ve signed up and paid for. A look at…

            Travel Savings

            Save Money on Flights, Car Rentals, and Travel with VyprVPN

            Some companies use data about your location and IP address to determine how much to charge you for flights, car rentals, and other online travel purchases. With VyprVPN you can obtain an IP address from locations around the world and find the cheapest…

            Netflix Blocks VPNs

            Blocking by Streaming Services is Increasing

            Almost two months after Netflix initially announced they’d be cracking down on proxy services, media is now reporting that Netflix is blocking VPN users from accessing their services. VyprVPN customers are also increasingly reporting that they are seeing the Netflix “streaming error” message when…

            Goodbye, Dump Truck

            As of December 19, 2015 Golden Frog’s secure online storage product, Dump Truck, will be discontinued. We’re sad to see Dump Truck go, but excited to focus our efforts on our other two products – VyprVPN and Cyphr. Why are we saying goodbye…

            Netflix Blocks Proxies

            If Netflix Cracks Down on Proxies, Access to Content Isn’t the Only Thing You’ll Lose

            I was surprised at Netflix’s announcement yesterday that: “Some members use proxies or “unblockers” to access titles available outside their territory. To address this, we employ the same or similar measures other firms do. This technology continues to evolve and we are evolving…

            VyprVPN adds 15 new server locations.

            VyprVPN Adds 15 New VyprVPN Server Locations

            We’re excited to announce we’ve added 15 new VyprVPN server locations around the world. These servers add to our existing network of over 700 servers, and with these additions VyprVPN is now available in over 70 locations globally! The new server locations are…

            You Are the Product

            You Are the Product: The Price of Free in the Growing Privacy Industry

            In an Internet world dominated by Facebook and Google, most people understand the phrase “If you aren’t paying for it, you are the product.” What people don’t understand is that this concept has also landed on the shores of the privacy industry. History…

            Golden Frog and Tutanota Partner

            Get an Encrypted Tutanota Email Account to Protect Your Mailbox

            Exclusive Deal for VyprVPN Customers Golden Frog is proud to announce that our partner, Tutanota, is offering VyprVPN customers an exclusive special. VyprVPN customers can upgrade to Tutanota Premium for only 1 € per month. When you upgrade, Tutanota will give you 5 GB…

            VyprVPN for Android Now Supports Port Selection!

            VyprVPN for Android Now Supports Port Selection!

            We’re happy to announce that Android VPN users can now use Port Selection! Configure which port the OpenVPN and Chameleon protocols should use for more reliable, successful connections. Why Use Port Selection? Before, VyprVPN used the default port when attempting to make a…