In today’s time of increasing cybercrime, accessing Internet on your Android phone is not as private or secure as you believe. Therefore, virtual private network (VPN) is seen as a tool to help protect your mobile communications. Here’s is list of top 5 VPNs that Android smartphone users can download to stave off any kind of online vulnerabilities.
This Panama-based VPN service was established in 2012. NordVPN for Android routes all users’ Internet traffic via a remote server run by the service, thereby hiding their IP address and encrypting all incoming and outgoing data. In December 2019, this VPN service provider became one of the five founding members of the newly formed ‘VPN Trust Initiative’, promising to promote online security as well as more self-regulation and transparency in the industry.
When you’re connected to VPN, no one can see what websites you visit or files you download as NordVPN has a strict no-log policy approved by independent auditors. It secures your internet connection and get stuff done without worrying about your information being leaked. NordVPN’s CyberSec feature blocks malicious websites and protects your device from accidentally joining a botnet zombie army. One can connect to VPN and change their location in a blink as it’s almost like traveling on a virtual express train with server network covering 58 countries to choose from.
Established in 2018, Surfshark operates under a strict no-logs policy. It is also one of the very few VPN providers to have gone through an independent auditing process by cybersecurity experts Cure53. Also, it has received an AV-Test Seal of Approval from an independent German cybersecurity institute. Bypass geo-restrictions, fool censorship, and keep your data safe in complete privacy!
Android users can access this VPN with a $72 per year service charge. Surfshark also has an ad tracker and malware blocker known as CleanWeb. Mind you! This is not turned on by default so you need to set it manually. Based in the British Virgin Islands, this VPN service provider can be accessed only after you key in an email address to use the services. As far as payment is concerned, the user can do it via credit cards, PayPal, Google Pay, or cryptocurrencies.
If you are looking for a VPN service provider to surf safely and anonymously, CyberGhost is there to your rescue. This VPN provider routes your Internet traffic via a global network of powerful servers by hiding your actual IP address and geographic location with simulated addresses that trick others as if your device is in a different country altogether. So what are you waiting for? Head onto Google play store to download the app.
This ultra-fast VPN server across 94 countries defeats content restrictions and censorship to deliver unlimited access to video, music, social media, and more, from anywhere in the world. It hides your IP address and encrypts your network data so no one can see what you’re doing. It runs on Android 5.0 operating system and above versions.
This is a lightning-fast app provide free VPN proxy service that doesn’t need any configuration. By simply clicking one button, you can access the Internet securely and anonymously. Thunder VPN is an essential tool for Internet security as it encrypts your connection so that third parties can’t track your online activity, making it more secure than a typical proxy. It requires Android 4.1 OS or above version.
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