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Better Than Ever: European Server Upgrades Completed

Our approach is unique in the VPN industry – we own, engineer and manage our VPN servers so we can deliver fast and reliable connections with the highest level of security. Over the past few months we have made a massive investment upgrading…

Swiss or Texan? How About Both.

Occasionally, Golden Frog gets questions about where we’re incorporated, where our offices are located, and why it matters to you as a customer. As is laid out on our About Us page, Golden Frog GmbH is incorporated in Switzerland, as Switzerland’s favorable privacy laws reflect…

Because Internet Freedom Matters: Complimentary Chameleon Protocol For All VyprVPN Users in China!

Once again, the Chinese government stepped up its efforts to block VyprVPN services. This has caused some connectivity disruption for our customers in China. Our team is working hard to resolve the issue and to ensure reliable connections for all our customers. We…

    How To Watch India vs. England Live for Free

    Live Stream Test Cricket Matches with VyprVPN Are you a cricket enthusiast? Are you frustrated with expensive TV subscription costs in the U.K., the United States and Europe? It’s time for you to learn more about how VyprVPN can help you live stream the cricket Test Series from anywhere in the world! You can watch…

    Overcoming Internet Obstacles in China

    Chinese Government Increases VPN Blocking by 300%

    A storm of VPN obstruction is raging on in China, and it’s targeting VPN providers once again. Multiple blocks hit VyprVPN and competitors on Friday, Saturday and have continued into the week.  As with past blocking attempts, VyprVPN engineers were quick to resolve every block and swiftly made our servers available…

    Email Privacy Act 2017

    Seize a Rare Second Chance to Pass the Email Privacy Act

    The Email Privacy Act we brought to your attention in past blog posts has been revived in the House-passed version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill will provide warrant protections, requiring all law enforcement agents who seek access to emails, chats or online traded messages from companies…

    Find out what information is being collected about you through surveillance.

    For Hola VPN, One Price of Free is Shoddy In-House Security

    As we have explained in the past, free VPNs are, without exception, too good to be true. Google Chrome users who utilize the free VPN extension Hola and manage their cryptocurrencies with MyEtherWallet were told in a tweet on Monday to move their…

    Overcoming Internet Obstacles in China

    VyprVPN Shakes Off China’s Latest One-Two Punch Blocking Attempt

    The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections for the third time this month on the night of June 24th at 10pm CST, then made another attempt around 2am CST the morning of June 25th. When our dedicated team of engineers—who work in-house—received the…

      VyprVPN Not Affected by VPN Port Forwarding Vulnerability

      VyprVPN Secured From Installation Vulnerability

      We would like to thank Chris Navarrete of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs for bringing to our attention a potential security vulnerability related to the VyprVPN installation process on Windows. Our development team immediately recognized the issue and promptly found a solution. We wanted to…

      Overcoming Internet Obstacles in China

      VyprVPN Service in China Restored After Another Blocking Attempt

      The Chinese government began blocking some VyprVPN connections on the morning of June 20th around 5am CST. Because our dedicated team of engineers works in-house, they located the source of the block and made the necessary adjustments to restore service quickly. This is…

      Take Back Your Internet 2018

      SXSW 2018 Take Back Your Internet Event Recap

      This year, Golden Frog held our annual Take Back Your Internet panel and party with Giganews and Data Foundry on March 9th during the opening night of SXSW. Hosted at the Texas Public Policy Foundation a mere 352 yards from the Austin State Capitol,…

      Take Back Your Internet 2018

      Golden Frog’s Annual “Take Back Your Internet” Event at SXSW 2018

      Take Back Your Internet with Golden Frog! We’re back and hosting our annual event on March 9th during this year’s SXSW! In the past, we’ve discussed myths around online privacy and security, encryption, and the importance of an open Internet.  The Texas Public Policy Foundation is joining us in hosting…

      Watch the Winter Olympics online with VyprVPN

      Improve Your Streaming Experience: Watch the Winter Olympics With a VPN

      The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are coming up fast, so now is the time to plan how you’ll be watching this season’s games. The best way to stream the Olympic Games is with the help of a VPN, keep reading to find out…

      Introducing Outfox, an optimized gaming network.

      Introducing Outfox: An Optimized Gaming Network

      We’re excited to share that our newest product – Outfox – moved out of beta and was officially released! Outfox is an optimized gaming network that routes your traffic through our network to improve connection stability, decrease lag and lower ping. Outfox increases your speed and improves overall performance…

      5 Ways to Improve Your Travel Experience with VyprVPN

      5 Ways to Improve Your Travel Experience with VyprVPN

      Thinking of being adventurous and traveling somewhere exciting this summer? As June ramps up, the season of skyrocketing airfare and expensive hotels does too. As millions of people flock to various countries across the globe, it is crucial that we remember the importance…

      Pai point/counterpoint arguments against net neutrality

      FCC Chairman Co-Opts Term Open Internet to Advocate for Flawed System. Here’s What He Got Wrong

      You can’t have a discussion about the Internet in the United States these days without encountering the term “open Internet” or “net neutrality.” In the weeks since his appointment as Chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai has been working to rewrite Internet regulations –…

      FCC Blocks Regulations to Protect Consumer Internet Privacy

      Four things the FCC & FTC got wrong in their Washington Post Op-ed

      In case you missed it, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen co-authored a piece justifying their effort to eliminate consumer privacy online, and offered an explanation as to why this action is for the greater good. While it is comforting…

      Senate and House Block FCC's Privacy Regulations for ISPs

      Congress Kills ISP Privacy Regulations – It’s Time for Open Access

      There’s been a lot of buzz about last week’s Senate vote to block FCC regulations that protect consumer privacy regarding broadband Internet access – and the House just voted to block the rules as well. The vote will have implications for both consumer privacy…

      Golden Frog panel on online privacy SXSW 2017

      Golden Frog to Present Privacy Panel at SXSW 2017

      Golden Frog is presenting at SXSW this year, and we couldn’t be more excited! Our VP of Sales & Director of Marketing Liz Kintzele will be presenting a panel about privacy and the myth of anonymity online: You Are Not Anonymous: The Myth…

      There are many dangers associated with public Wi-Fi.

      Wi-Fi Not: The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

      We’re all familiar with Wi-Fi, and the convenience it affords. Technically, Wi-Fi refers to a technology that enables computers and other devices to connect to the Internet and communicate wirelessly. Wi-Fi is configured using a wireless adaptor to create a “hotspot.” Once a connection…

      10 Myths Debunked

      I Am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 10 Myths Debunked

      We have noticed a disturbing trend in the VPN industry. More and more VPN providers are promising an “anonymous” or “no logging” VPN service while providing minimal, or zero, transparency about how they actually handle your data. These so called “anonymous” VPN providers…

      Increase Streaming Speeds VPN

      Your ISP is Slowing you Down. Defeat Throttling & Peering with a VPN

      When you’re online you want to browse, stream and download at maximum speed and without interruption. Yet all too often you find your Internet connection is slow. It’s not the speed you want, nor what you’ve signed up and paid for. A look at…

      Travel Savings

      Save Money on Flights, Car Rentals, and Travel with VyprVPN

      Some companies use data about your location and IP address to determine how much to charge you for flights, car rentals, and other online travel purchases. With VyprVPN you can obtain an IP address from locations around the world and find the cheapest…

      Goodbye, Dump Truck

      As of December 19, 2015 Golden Frog’s secure online storage product, Dump Truck, will be discontinued. We’re sad to see Dump Truck go, but excited to focus our efforts on our other two products – VyprVPN and Cyphr. Why are we saying goodbye…

      Netflix Blocks VPNs

      Blocking by Streaming Services is Increasing

      Almost two months after Netflix initially announced they’d be cracking down on proxy services, media is now reporting that Netflix is blocking VPN users from accessing their services. VyprVPN customers are also increasingly reporting that they are seeing the Netflix “streaming error” message when…

      VyprVPN adds 15 new server locations.

      VyprVPN Adds 15 New VyprVPN Server Locations

      We’re excited to announce we’ve added 15 new VyprVPN server locations around the world. These servers add to our existing network of over 700 servers, and with these additions VyprVPN is now available in over 70 locations globally! The new server locations are…

      Netflix Blocks Proxies

      If Netflix Cracks Down on Proxies, Access to Content Isn’t the Only Thing You’ll Lose

      I was surprised at Netflix’s announcement yesterday that: “Some members use proxies or “unblockers” to access titles available outside their territory. To address this, we employ the same or similar measures other firms do. This technology continues to evolve and we are evolving…

      Golden Frog and Tutanota Partner

      Get an Encrypted Tutanota Email Account to Protect Your Mailbox

      Exclusive Deal for VyprVPN Customers Golden Frog is proud to announce that our partner, Tutanota, is offering VyprVPN customers an exclusive special. VyprVPN customers can upgrade to Tutanota Premium for only 1 € per month. When you upgrade, Tutanota will give you 5 GB…

      You Are the Product

      You Are the Product: The Price of Free in the Growing Privacy Industry

      In an Internet world dominated by Facebook and Google, most people understand the phrase “If you aren’t paying for it, you are the product.” What people don’t understand is that this concept has also landed on the shores of the privacy industry. History…

      Cyber Monday, Cyber Shopping

      Cyber Monday: Common Threats and How to Protect Your Privacy

      With Cyber Monday – one of the largest online shopping days of the year – fast approaching, protecting yourself against cyberattacks is more important than ever. Cyber Monday this year is set to become the largest online sales day in history. According to…