VPN Definition

January 16, 2023

A VPN (a Virtual Private Network) is a technology that enables users to create encrypted connections between their devices and the Internet. VPNs act as secure "tunnels" of information that encrypt all incoming and outgoing data. If someone tries to spy on your activity (such as a hacker on public Wi-Fi), a VPN hides your IP address and ensures the snoop only sees encrypted data.

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