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We basically live on the internet these days, sharing all our personal information with thousands of other people who, if they had the means and motivations to do so, could steal our identity and ruin our lives. Data leaks are announced every other day, and Google tells us to strengthen our passwords, but there is a lot more you can do to protect your business from predatory online activities.

You might want to use a VPN for many reasons. Maybe, you want to stream TV shows and movies that aren't available in your country. Maybe, you want to get past censorship and access, let's say, Wikipedia in China. Or, maybe, you just care about your privacy and don't want trackers to be collecting data about you and feeding it to targeted advertising.

A new bill that limits ISPs' ability to track your browsing patterns in schools has generated debate about whether it is genuinely essential. If so, the law would be a success for privacy supporters, but it could be problematic for others who value their privacy. In recent years, ISPs have been accused of violating consumers' privacy and creating family maps based on their browsing behaviors. Despite the fact that the Senate bill does not require consent, the fact that it is merely a minor change may imply that it is insignificant.

Computer viruses have evolved over the years from the early days of mostly causing malicious damage to present-day sophisticated cybercrime which includes Worms and Trojans (that can steal passwords and other personal information) and Adware and Spyware that can report your internet behavior back to parent organizations.