What is a VPN?
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a connection method used to add security and privacy to public and private networks. They are often used by corporate to protect sensitive data.
What is the need to use VPN?
• Hide your IP address: it helps in concealing your IP address
• Change your IP address: it helps in changing your system IP address.
• Mask your Location: You can choose your desired country for internet connection.
• Access Blocked Websites: You can use blocked websites on the internet, Torrents which are blocked in your region or blocked by the government.
• Encrypt Data: VPN will protect the data while transferring through public Wi-Fi.
Below is a list of Best VPN Tools that creates a virtual private network (VPN) between your system and Internet gateway.
The impenetrable Tunnel created by VPN tools prevent Hackers, ISP’s from tracking your Web activities or any type of information or anything you send over the internet.
Here’s the list:
1. Free VPN by WSC:
The free VPN web surfing session on your home internet also. It comes with both 32-bit & 64-bit support and is available freely.
2. Hotspot Shield:
It is best for protecting your privacy I recommend you using this. It is also available for I Phone. It supports Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS, Snow Leopard.
3. Always VPN:
It creates an encrypted link between your computer and Always VPN servers and then forwards all of your internet traffic through this link.
4. Tor VPN:
Tor is free software that protects your online privacy, business activities, and relationships. Tor button blocks browser plug-in such as Java, Flash, ActiveX and others that can be manipulated and your privacy might get compromised. I personally recommend Tor. One of the best VPN tool available.
5. Ultra Surf:
It is a popular tool to protect internet privacy with anonymous surfing and browsing. The tool hides or masks the IP addresses and locations, clean browsing history, cookies and more to hide our identity online. With this, you can browse Blocked websites too.
How to Change VPN Manually?
You can change your IP address manually by picking IP address of your desired region from websites like PremProxy.com and then set up in by going to Internet Properties > Add VPN > Enter your Proxy > Create > OK.