Since IPv6 was introduced in 2012, some services are still relying on IPv4. If you’re wondering how to enable/disable IPv6 of your devices, make sure you read on to understand how to do it the right way. What is IPV6? Since every single internet connection is unique, each one is assigned a numeric address to […]

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It doesn’t matter what your business’ size or industry is. If you handle personally identifiable data (PII), data security is a top priority. As cybercrime continues to thrive, businesses have no choice but to keep up the pace and continuously invest in data security. Why? Because poor data security practices have business-crippling consequences.  According to […]

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If you’re looking for an alternative to VPNs, SOCKS5 proxies are an excellent option. What is the SOCKS5 proxy? Secure Socket is a layer 5 network protocol, which concerns itself with the Session Layer of the OSI model. This layer pertains to the communications that occur between a server and its client. It routes packets […]

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation of the European Union (EU), providing EU residents control of their data. In other words, GDPR exists as a regulatory feature for citizens of all European Union members and safeguards their data handled by third-party websites and organizations. GDPR applies to all companies, whether they have […]

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Do you feel like Astrill app UI is a bit dated? Would you like to give it a facelift? Are there things bothering you in the current layout? Do you have ideas for an amazing new UI that every Astrill user will fall in love with? Good news. We feel that our app needs some […]

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At Astrill, we understand that our users’ browsing needs are diverse and often not limited to search indexes. Therefore, as part of our continuous efforts to push boundaries in online privacy and security technologies, we have extended the features of our core VPN product to enable secure access to deep web domains. Now you can […]

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It is ironic that some of the most popular websites on the planet that assure they do not collect data are seen to be violating privacy rules. The recent Facebook scandal is just one of the many news stories that have cropped up in the past few months that deal with the invasion of user […]

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In the past few days, did you receive an email from a certain company saying that they have updated their privacy policy? If yes, then you are experiencing the upshot of a new privacy regulation that has come into effect in the European Union law: GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation. Receiving such an […]

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If you are here then you already have some idea about what a VPN (virtual private network) is. But, if you are a serious remote-access virtual network user or intend to take advantage of it for your browsing needs in the near future, it certainly makes sense to get into the details. How does it […]

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#DeleteFacebook! If you have come across this hashtag in the past week then you already know what’s brewing in the tech world. After Christopher Wylie, a Canadian whistleblower, revealed how his former analytics company exploited private data of over 50 million Facebook users to influence the 2016 US Presidential elections, the pressing question about individual […]

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It’s almost like the tech bubble; maybe even bigger than that considering how many people are investing in it and how fast. Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm, and it’s natural that you might feel like getting a slice of the pie. Since hitting the peak at the end of 2017, digital currencies like […]

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We all know that the Internet is not the most private place on Earth. And there are enough hints that our everyday on-line activities throw at us that confirm that. Websites that track your on-line activities and re-target to show you suspiciously relevant ads, the need to fill in your mobile number when registering on […]

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While most people have a vague understanding of what a VPN is and how it is used, only a few can honestly explain how it works. VPNs were developed to facilitate data sharing. However, the technical terminology surrounding them can be confusing and sometimes overwhelming. Privacy promoters often use terms like “VPN tunnel” or “encrypted […]

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Hey Astrill-ers, With the FIFA World Cup (Qatar) 2022 craze right around the corner, adrenaline is kicking in with a lot of excitement! To notch-up your excitement, we have an amazing offer for our loyal customers! We are super delighted to announce that any of existing Astrill customers can win a 90-day FREE extension of […]

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We would like to thank all applicants for submitting your work. We got over 50 designs ranging from minimalist to advanced UI. Because we were overwhelmed by the amount of work every single one of you put into the competition, we decided to award ALL participants with 1 month VPN membership and double the rewards […]

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